Things To Do

  • Chinese Garden of Friendship Darling Harbour

    Chinese Garden of Friendship

    Escape the beaten-path and find instant tranquility within these walls.

    Pier Street, Darling Harbour


    (02) 9240 8888 More Info

  • Family looking at koala at Wild Life Sydney Zoo

    7 of the best things to do outdoors with kids in Darling Harbour

    Got some time to kill with the little ones in Sydney? Get down to the waterfront and tick off our list of the seven best things to do with kids in Darling Harbour.

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  • 9D Action Cinemas

    Be part of the action in this simulator amusement ride.

    Level 2, (opposite Hard Rock Cafe) Harbourside Shopping Centre

    0455 750 670 More Info

  • All Occasion Cruises

    All Occasion Cruises provides a variety of enjoyable cruise package options on board their unique and private vessels.

    Cruises depart Darling Harbour

    (02) 9809 5499 More Info

  • Aussie Water Taxis

    Be transported to any wharf, jetty or boat on Sydney Harbour in comfort, ease and style.

    Cockle Bay Wharf

    (02) 9211 7730 More Info

  • Australian National Maritime Museum

    A great day out for the family, with enthralling exhibitions and a must-see collection of vessels.

    2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9298 3777 More Info

  • Body Haven

    Body Haven bring a range of traditional Chinese medicine treatments to Darling Square.

    3 Little Pier Street
    Haymarket NSW 2000

    (02) 9281 8910 More Info

  • Captain Cook Cruises

    The Captain Cook Cruises fleet of restaurant, sightseeing, ferry and sailing vessels offer an exciting range of cruises.

    Pier 26, Aquarium Wharf 1, Wheat Rd, Sydney

    (02) 9206 1111 More Info

  • Carousel

    Due to construction of The Ribbon development, the Darling Harbour carousel is currently unavailable.

    Palm Grove, Darling Harbour, NSW, 2000 Subject to weather conditions.

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  • Caterpillar Lane

    Caterpillar Lane

    Kids will have a blast at Harbourside's newest, state-of-the-art play area, Caterpillar Lane.

    Level 2, Harbourside Shopping Centre

    (02) 8398 5700 More info

  • CnW Gallery

    Sit for a caricature life drawing or a black-and-white portrait life drawing at John Chen Gallery.

    Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9281 5168 More Info

  • Coast Harbour Cruises

    Coast Harbour Cruises tailors Sydney Harbour cruise and charter experiences for corporate events, weddings, celebrations and social events.

    King Street Wharf, The Promenade, Darling Harbour

    0458 888 831 More Info

  • Cockle Bay Wharf

    There’s no better way to experience Sydney’s iconic harbour than to explore the culinary playground that is Cockle Bay Wharf.

    Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour

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  • Darling Harbour Children's Playground

    Darling Harbour's playground is one of Australia's best. Water games, climbing ropes, swings, slides and flying foxes will keep toddlers and teens entertained for hours.

    Darling Quarter, 1–25 Harbour Street

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  • Darling Quarter

    Need a quick break from the bustle of the city, a spot to meet friends after work or a great day out with the family? Darling Quarter is the place!

    1-25 Harbour Street, Darling Quarter

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  • Darling Square

    Darling Square

    A vibrant district that’s only a few minutes’ walk from the world’s most beautiful harbour, with world-class dining, laneway bars, and major education and cultural institutions.

    35 Tumbalong Boulevard, Haymarket, NSW, 2000

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  • Darling Square Library

    The brand new Darling Square Library is now open, in the vibrant neighbourhood at Darling Square.

    1 Little Pier Street, Haymarket, NSW, 2000

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  • Dockside

    Catering for groups of 80 to 1,200, Dockside multi-function venue can host your next corporate function, dinner, gala, trade expo or conference.

    Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour

    1300 117 118 More Info

  • Doltone House

    Experience spectacular CBD and waterfront venues during your next function, event or conference.

    Pirrama Road, Pyrmont

    (02) 8571 0622 More Info

  • Exitus

    Real-life puzzle rooms. One room. One team. 50 minutes. A bit of thinking and a lot of fun.

    STRIKE, 22 The Promenade, King Street Wharf

    1300 787 453 More Info

  • Fantasea Cruising

    If you want to see Sydney from the water, Fantasea is the way to do it.

    Pier 26, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9556 9200 More Info

  • Flagship Cruises

    Luxury Sydney boat hire and cruises for special events and functions.

    King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9555 5901 More Info

  • Flight Experience

    Welcome aboard Flight Experience Darling Harbour. Fly a Boeing 737 in the world's #1 flight simulator experience.

    Level 3, Shop 503, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour

    1800 737 800 More Info

  • Darling Harbour Cockle Bay

    Have your Zoom catch ups in Darling Harbour with these sweet backgrounds

    Take a moment. Imagine it’s 6pm on a Friday. You’re at a packed bar on Cockle Bay Wharf. The sun’s shimmering on the harbour. A cold bevvy is wetting your lips. You’re surrounded by people. How good.

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  • ICC Sydney

    Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct.

    14 Darling Drive Darling Harbour

    (02) 9215 7100 More Info

  • iVenture

    Gain access to Sydney’s most exciting attractions, such as SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Oz Jet Boating, museums, Taronga Zoo and more… with the iVenture Card.

    Ground Level, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour

    1300 366 476 More Info

  • James Craig Tall Ship

    Sail Sydney Harbour or host your next event aboard the James Craig, a spectacular 19th century heritage tall ship.

    Wharf 7, Pyrmont

    (02) 9298 3888 More Info

  • Kingpin Bowling

    Entertainment centre boasting 20 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, laser skirmish, a huge arcade arena, pool tables, a fully licensed bar, delicious food options and amazing views of Darling Harbour!

    Level 3, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour

    13 BOWL (13-2695) More Info

  • M9 Laser Skirmish

    M9 Laser Skirmish is an action-packed experience for young and old, perfect for your next party or team-building exercise.

    Level 3, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour

    13 BOWL (13-2695) More Info

  • Madame Tussauds Ryan Gosling

    Madame Tussauds Sydney

    Home to more than 70 lifelike celebrities, sporting legends, rock stars and politicians.

    Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour

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  • Magistic Cruises

    Host your next private party, corporate function or special event aboard one of Magistic Cruises’ contemporary or classic vessels.

    32 The Promenade, King Street Wharf

    (02) 8296 7222 More Info

  • Matilda Cruises

    With Matilda Cruises you can enjoy a seafood buffet, sip a cocktail and take in the view, aboard one of their spectacular catamarans.

    Pier 26, Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9264 7377 More Info

  • Monkey Baa Theatre Company

    Monkey Baa Theatre Company produces and presents world-class theatre for young audiences from their home ARA Darling Quarter Theatre.

    ARA Darling Quarter Theatre, opposite the Children's Playground, Darling Harbour

    (02) 8624 9340 More Info

  • Phone Fit

    Phone Fit—recharge bikes in Darling Quarter.

    Darling Quarter, Darling Harbour

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  • Powerhouse Museum

    An extraordinary array of scientific, technological, industrial, design and historical treasures.

    500 Harris Street, Ultimo

    (02) 9217 0111 More Info

  • Quayside Charters

    With Quayside Charters you can choose from 80 reputable vessels to host your next corporate event, celebration or party.

    Darling Harbour

    (02) 9341 8226 More Info

  • Racecentre

    Racecentre lets you race against your friends in real-time, with 180-degree vision and surround sound, on any international racetrack.

    Level 2, Shop 316, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9212 4114 More Info

  • Rhythmboat Cruises

    Cruise the spectacular Sydney Harbour over lunch or dinner, with top live entertainment acts and a delicious three-course meal or buffet.

    Pyrmont Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9879 3942 More Info

  • Sea Life Sydney Aquarium Penguins

    SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

    Come on a journey of amazing discovery through SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s unique freshwater and marine aquatic environments, and discover an incredible 13,000 animals from 700 different species.

    1-5 Wheat Road, Aquarium Pier, Darling Harbour

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  • Spirit Fleet

    Sydney Harbour cruises and private boat charters aboard the Silver Spirit, a luxury 60ft cruiser for up to 40 guests.

    King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour

    0426 261 508 More Info

  • Starship Sydney

    Starship Sydney is the largest and most contemporary glass boat in the world.

    King Street Wharf 4, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9279 3433 More Info

  • Sofitel Staycation

    Staycations for every budget in Darling Harbour

    Why go overseas when you can get some of the best experiences in the world right here in Sydney? Here’s our list of the best places for a staycation in Darling Harbour.

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  • Strike Bowling

    Strike Bowling Bar features luxurious surroundings, top-quality food and beverages, and superior customer service; the Strike experience is fun, fantastic and unforgettable.

    22 The Promenade, King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour

    1300 787 453 More Info

  • Sydney By Sail

    Choose Sydney By Sail for corporate or leisure sailing on a luxury yacht, and you’ll be in Olympic gold medal hands.

    The Festival Pontoon, Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9280 1110 More Info

  • Sydney Jet

    Sydney Jet is the ultimate way to experience Sydney Harbour. Jump aboard for spins, speed, sights and fun.

    Cockle Bay Marina Darling Harbour

    (02) 9807 4333 More Info

  • Sydney Showboats

    Sydney Showboats specialises in creating unforgettable events—from astonishing themed corporate functions to exhilarating parties that exceed your expectations.

    32 The Promenade, King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour

    (02) 8296 7200 More Info

  • The Goods Line

    The Goods Line is a shared pedestrian and cycle path, and green public space, connecting Ultimo with Darling Harbour.

    Railway Square to Macarthur Street Ultimo NSW 2007 (formerly Ultimo Pedestrian Network)

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  • The Pontoon

    The Pontoon, Sydney’s cruising glass ballroom.

    King Street Wharf 4, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9279 3433 More Info

  • Ucruise Sydney

    Ucruise Sydney offers luxury private cruises for small groups of up to 12. Tailor your cruise to go where you want, when you want.

    King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour

    0422 222 675 More Info

  • Vagabond Cruises

    Vagabond delivers everything, from explosive live entertainment lunch and dinner cruises, to private charters for personal or formal occasions.

    King Street Wharf 8 & 9, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9660 0388 More Info

  • Water Taxis Combined

    Water taxi trips to and from anywhere in Sydney Harbour.

    Eastern Promenade, Cockle Bay Marina, Darling Harbour

    (02) 9555 8888 More Info

  • Wild Life Sydney Zoo Kangaroos

    WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

    Discover the best of Australia at Wild Life Sydney Zoo – the home of the Aussie big five!

    1-5 Wheat Road, Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour

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  • Bettys Burgers

    Best things to do with kids in Darling Harbour these school holidays

    Looking for things to do in Sydney these school holidays? There’s a million things for kids to do at Darling Harbour from dragon tours to eating free pizza.

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