As the city of Sydney Australia’s premier entertainment district, you will find plenty to do and see here. Great for families, there is a host of activities available.
Recognised around the world, Madame Tussauds is where you can get up close to the famous. Musicians, singers, movie stars, sports celebrities, historical figures and world leaders, they are all here. Sydney’s is located right here in Darling Harbour and is awaiting your visit.
Complete with glass tunnels, living coral, brilliantly coloured tropical fish and of course Sharks. In fact, the world’s largest variety of rays and sharks and over 1700 marine animals.
The Powerhouse Museum is Sydney’s largest and most popular museum. Home to Australian culture and history, the Powerhouse is the perfect place to get a comprehensive insight into this rich and diverse country.
Visit the Museum to find out about all things Australian. Explore how Australians live, work and entertain themselves, find out about Australia’s notable record in research and innovation and discover the contemporary voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
With a wonderful collection of boats, ships and a submarine, the Australian National Maritime Museum explores the history, technology and everything connected with the maritime nation of Australia.
With permanent and changing exhibitions, there is something for everyone.
Wild Life Sydney is a very unique animal park. There are interactive displays, daily shows, daily feeding sessions and enhanced walk-through habitats. Experience Koala Encounters, The Outback and Butterfly Tropics and a five metre Crocodile, lovingly named Rex.
Restaurants, bars, cafés and eateries are all within a short walking distance of the:
You will also find there is plenty of shopping opportunities at Darling Harbour for fashion, accessories, Australiana and swim wear:
Darling Harbour is easily accessible by light rail from Sydney Central Station, or ferry from Circular Quay. Or you can also just walk there from Chinatown or over the Iron Cove Bridge from the city.
You can sail on the Endeavour on one of its many expeditions to other ports, where they open the ship for the public. See their website:
Just a short walk away is Sydney’s Chinatown, just a short walk east from the southern end of Darling Harbour. Visit the Chinese Garden of Friendship on the way:
Darling Harbour has been purpose designed to be a gathering place for the city and has a number of major venues, including the Sydney Entertainment Centre, the Sydney Exhibition Centre and the Sydney Conference Centre. Also located here are major Sydney attractions, including Wildlife World and Sydney Aquarium, great for families, the National Maritime Museum and the Powerhouse Museum.
Hotels at Darling Harbour include a wide range of styles of accommodation to suit most budgets.
Main Photo: Attractions at Darling Harbour: Madame Tussauds, Wildlife and SeaLife
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