Darling Harbour has an intimate feel but is still buzzing sitting by Sydney’s city centre.

Darling Harbour is a beautiful scenic area where you can walk around the water, grab some food, or enjoy a coffee. There are also plenty of attractions nearby Darling Harbour where you can spend at least a few hours to half a day exploring.

  • Wild Life Sydney Zoo

    Wild Life Sydney Zoo has all your favourite Australian wildlife to see! See some Tasmanian devils, koalas, kangaroos, platypi, and so much more. Some more deadly animals you can see are the southern cassowary, crocodiles, spiders, and snakes.

  • Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

    Step into a different world and see all kinds of marine creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. There is everything you can imagine like jellyfish, seahorses, fish, and even your favourite, penguins. At an extra cost, there is even a chance you can go diving with sharks, stingrays, and many other marine life!

  • Madame Tussauds

    Did you ever want to meet one of your favourite celebrities? Well, this is your chance… kind of. You’ll be able to pose and take a photo with celebrity wax figures at Madame Tussauds, the only one in Australia!

    Come meet your favourite singers like Harry Styles and Taylor Swift or even comic book characters like Spider Man and Batman. You can see some Aussie favourites like Steve Irwin and the Hemsworth brothers, Chris and Liam Hemsworth.

Where to eat and drink

Darling Harbour has everything you can imagine for dining options. Stop by the food precinct, Darling Square, and see the range of different food options you’ll have. Recommendations to go to at Darling Square are Pancakes on the Rocks, The Brothers Cafe, and 789 Korean BBQ Restaurant.

If you’re hoping for a view of the water while you sit down for a meal or drink, there are plenty of options to pick from. For a drink and pub food, head to Helm Bar and Bistro, if you’re craving a good meal then go to Lotus Barangaroo or the Meat District Co. Or for a cafe meal and coffee go to Modina Café & Bar or Wharf Café at King St Wharf.

Darling Harbour Map