Darling Harbour, Sydney

4.5
#1 of 48 in Neighborhoods in Australia
Must see · Neighborhood · Other
A harbor within the giant Sydney Harbour, Darling Harbour buzzes with activity right next to downtown Sydney. Shopping centers, museums, entertainment centers, restaurants, the largest IMAX in the Southern Hemisphere, Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum, the Sydney Aquarium--the list goes on and on. You can head from attraction to attraction and then stay for dinner, or just stop in, snap a few photos, and people-watch from a cafe. For Darling Harbour and beyond, use our Sydney online travel planner to get the most from your Sydney vacation.
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  • Nothing much to see or do. Walked around but unless you wanted to eat there was nothing to look at or do. There was the aquarium but it was costly. Very disappointed as a tourist  more »
  • Having been here before when I was most impressed (pre-COVID, beautiful weather), I was recently a little disappointed to see Darling Harbour in its current state. Admittedly the weather didn't do it....  more »
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  • Darling Harbour never fails to delight no matter how many times you visit. The views are amazing and are relaxing after a long days work. Don't miss the many breweries which offer fresh beer. Best time to visit is between 5 and 7 pm
  • A great place to hangout with anybody, anytime of the day and 365 days. Been to darling harbour for a Xmas party and it was the most happening place with loads of pubs and music till late night. Visited again during Xmas break with family and kids, it was great with lot of options for shopping, play area, public water play areas.

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