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“Brilliant Fireworks”
Review of Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour
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$53.10*
and up
Sydney, Bondi Beach and Kings Cross Afternoon Tour
Ranked #10 of 475 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Brilliant Fireworks”
Reviewed April 1, 2014

We walked down here after a meal on Saturday night as I'd picked up that there would be a fireworks display at 9pm. Obviously very popular spot with lots of nice bars, big hotels on the north side, and the Sydney Aquarium sited here too. Very picturesque, ferries also leave from here as well as the main spots on Circular Quay. And the fireworks were brilliant.

Visited March 2014
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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“Great place to visit - So much to see and do”
Reviewed March 31, 2014

I hadn't been to Darling Harbour for many years and it has got even better! So much to see and do. Well set up with many places to eat and places to visit. Very social and friendly scene. Darling Harbour at night is amazing, looking at sights/lights over the city is pretty cool. Very easy to get to from central trains and only a short walk. A must when visiting Sydney.

Visited March 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“Great harbour with good attractions”
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Home to madame tussards, the sydney aquarium and the maritime museum we had a great time at darling harbour. There are also shopping centers there with food courts to eat. We had to come back in 2 separate days to view all the attractions. My advice is to ride the ferry from circular quay or take the light rail from Central station. Just a stone's throws away is the Star casino as well.

Visited March 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Come for the food and water views”
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Enjoyed the stroll by the harbour. Had our dinner and lunches in the numerous restaurants and cafes. Some construction going on at the moment as they are tearing down the adjacent Sydney Convention Centre and replacing it with another.

Visited March 2014
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McLean, Virginia
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“Like Fisherman's Wharf”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Build for tourists, but a nice activity on a warm evening. Visit the submarine and destroyer at the National Maritime Museum as well as the Sydney Aquarium. We had good food and it worked well for grandparents and a tem year old.

Visited March 2014
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