Woolloomooloo Wharf, Sydney

4.2
#10 of 28 in Historic Sites in Sydney
Some of the finest restaurants in the city are located at Woolloomooloo Wharf, locally called the Finger Wharf. This historic structure is the longest timber wharf in the world, completed in 1915 to service the wool export business. During World War II the wharf served as a staging point for Australian troop deployment, and later it became a disembarking point for newly arrived immigrants. Today, the entire area is a redeveloped complex of trendy hotels, restaurants, and residential buildings. Visit the area for a gourmet meal at one of its popular alfresco restaurants, many of which feature views of the central business district's skyscrapers. Using our online itinerary creator, Sydney attractions like Woolloomooloo Wharf can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 15, 2017
    A really lovely area to walk around but obviously catering for the wealthy. Restaurants are expensive, a place to be seen in but indulge only if you can afford it. Nonetheless another beautiful place ...  more »
  • July 2, 2017
    Lovely area to wander around. Its flat for a nice walk. Its long - the longest in the world. Lots of lovely vessels to admire and plenty of restaurants and pubs in the vicinity. A beautiful area.  more »
  • June 29, 2017
    Stayed close to the wharf and enjoyed the restaurants and Harry's Cafe De Wheels close by. Good place to look at the boats or sit on the wharf eating pie and mash.  more »
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  • Very cool and breezy. Lots of restaurants on one side and peaceful on the other.
  • The east side of the warf has some great views of the naval ships while the West has a small view of the Botanical Gardens. Plenty of great restaurants call this warf home...
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  • I love architecture of the building..

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