Darling Harbour is a harbour adjacent to the city centre of Sydney and a large recreational and pedestrian precinct a short walk from the city centre. Darling Harbour extends northwards from Chinatown, along both sides of Cockle Bay to King Street Wharf 3 on the east, and to the suburb of Pyrmont on the west. Cockle Bay opens north into the much larger Port Jackson.
Shop & Play
Darling Harbour is situated on western outskirts of the Sydney CBD. Darling Harbour is always open has activities & things to do for most tastes and people. It is one of Sydney’s largest dining, shopping and entertainment precincts, with plenty of outdoor events and exhibitions year-round.
In the heart of Darling Harbour the Harbourside shopping center offers unique dining, shopping and entertainment. You'll find high street fashion, lingerie, shoes, accessories, gifts, Australian souvenirs & home-made art and craft, photography,lollies,treats & food to eat.
Darling Harbour is a splendid waterside location in the heart of Sydney with many playgrounds and pedestrian boulevards serviced by water taxis. It also has: bowling alleys, laser skirmish, harbour cruises, playground & carousels or witnessing science in action. There are museums, aquariums, zoos & Madame Tussauds to visit. It also includes the world’s largest cinema screen at IMAX. The Darling Quarter Playground will keep the kids entertained for hours with water games, climbing ropes, swings and slides.
For the more adventurous, Darling Harbour offers: flying foxes, whale-watching, rock climbing and the Star Casino & Entertainment Complex.
Food & Drink
If food is more your thing, or you love a drop or two, then you will find a massive choice of the many bars and restaurants in Darling Harbour. There are food courts, fresh fruit and vegetable markets and late-night openings. Food from all over the world, funky nightclubs, wine bars and bistros serving fine food and delicious cocktails.
A short walk south you'll find the Chinese Garden of Friendship, a tranquil haven filled with waterfalls, lakes and hidden pathways surrounded by exotic plants.
Cross the Pyrmont Bridge and you will find the interactive Australian National Maritime Museum and more restaurants serving delectable food.
06 Jul 2017