Darling Harbour, Sydney

4.5
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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  • We stayed at the Ibis. Great place, near the city center and 20 minutes walk from the opera. Great location close to everything. Recommend
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  • Weekend in Sydnay and a visit to Madam Truseau Wax Museum and Se Life....what a delightful finish to a wonderful weekend away  more »
  • A family of three generations decided to spend a Saturday night at Sydney Darling Harbour; fireworks display is on every saturday at 9 pm. This public venue is full of excitements for everyone includi...  more »
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  • Great views and lively crowd of people walking up and down the harbor. There are several restaurants located on the harbor offering various views of the city. Ferris wheel is probably offer the best views. There is even a nightclub off the water. Enjoyed the cleanliness. Don't forget to bring your walking shoes!
  • Fantastic. Quiet, comfortable, and social if you want. Well organized. The perfect getaway from all the hubbub, yet centrally located with scenic views of all the happenings. I would definitely recommend this for a leisurely, satisfying view of beautiful Sydney. A+
  • Plenty of restaurants and places to go and see. Worth a visit as it's close to cultural areas and convenient for me whilst using the conference centre. A few pubs scattered around with some decent beers too.
  • One of the best places in the world. Great place to chill, get great meals, catch street shows, singers, performers and much more. Magical at nights.
  • Fireworks on Saturday nights 9pm in summer time. Plenty of nice restaurants with lots of different cooking styles. Loads of fun things for kids, from playground fun to street performers.
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