Things to See and Do in Darling HarbourPosted on Jun 14, 2019
Are you planning to visit Sydney? Definitely make a plan to go to Darling Harbour. Darling Harbour happens to be a eight minute walk from city centre. It is a Mecca for entertainment, and is a family friendly pedestrian precinct on Sydney's waterfront. You'll find everything that you want for your entertainment - right from boutique shops, gourmet food, night-life and wildlife experiences. It in fact plays a host to some of the top attractions of Sydney like the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, SEA LIFE Aquarium, Madame Tussaud's Museum and Maritime Museum. The entertainment precinct even encompasses King Street Wharf and Cockle Bay, which are packed with great cafés and restaurants.
WILD LIFE Sydney Darling Harbour Zoo
If you are fond of animals, the Wildlife Park would be your favourite. Here you would come across some of the great Aussie creatures. If you want, you can even pose for a picture with a kangaroo or a koala and take a glimpse of the other animals like snakes, koalas & crocodiles when wandering through the recreated habitats. In this zoo you'll get to see Tasmanian devils, bilbies, bats and butterflies as well.
SEA LIFE Aquarium
The SEA LIFE Aquarium is just next to the Wildlife Park and contains some of the finest collection of the marine creatures of Australia in the world like dugongs, sharks, turtles, stingrays, platypuses & penguins. Your children can have a marvellous time by taking a tour by a glass-bottom boat, exploring shipwreck or joining a shark-feeding tour. Also you can have a wonderful time if you snorkel with the sharks.
Australian National Maritime Museum
Here you can get to learn about the fascinating seafaring past of Australia. Highlight include an opportunity to board a replica ship of Captain Cook's, HMB Endeavour & navy submarine & destroyer. The maritime Museum even traces the history of European exploration, maritime links of Australia with the USA, beach culture of Australia, maritime culture and immigration.
When you visit this Museum you can give poses and take selfies just next to the wax figurine of your favourite celebrities and mega stars. You'll find wax figures of Spider-man, Chris Hemsworth, Hug Jackman, President Obama, Lleyton Hewitt and many others.
Restaurants & Shops
Dining by waterfront is simply a quintessential experience in Sydney & Darling Harbour offers a lot of these options. From casual cafés to fine dining, the place has all and caters to different budgets. You can find a range of international food in these places from Greek, French, Brazalian and Middle Eastern cuisine to Spanish, Malaysian, modern Europe and street food. So, whether you wish to slurp chucked oysters or a French cuisine on the water's edge, dine Malaysian delicacies in a 5-star style on the waterfront or sip coffee in sunshine on patios, it's your choice.
However, if you love shopping, visit the Harbourside building. There you'll find everything from shoes, jewelleries, high style fashion clothing to Australian souvenirs.
Worried About Your Accommodation?
Book your stay in Sydney Darling Harbour Waterfront: While visiting the place, do not worry about finding a comfortable place for your stay. Book for a budget friendly apartment accommodation in Sydney Harbour at Sydney Darling Harbour Waterfront. Online booking is available for its different accommodation options – Apartment A, Apartment B and Apartment C. You can choose to stay in any of these accommodations but just keep a few things in mind while booking. Apartment A is ideal for 6 adults, Apartment B for 2 people and a child up to 12 years, and Apartment C is for 4 adults. So, book accordingly.
Facilities at Sydney Darling Harbour Waterfront: When you book your apartment in Sydney Darling Harbour Waterfront you will be very near to the major attractions of Darling Harbour. These attractions happen to be just a few minutes of walk from the apartments. Plus, you will get to enjoy the facilities that include Smart TVs with cable channels, high speed internet and free WIFI connectivity, indoor fitness centre, complimentary two bottles of wine per stay, complimentary fruit basket per stay, free of charge breakfasts everyday, opal travel cards, and panoramic views of Darling Harbour, Sydney Harbour and City Skyline from the bedrooms, living room, lounge room & kitchen and many others.
You are sure to enjoy every minute of your stay when you stay at Sydney Darling Harbour Waterfront. During daytime you may stroll past the fizzing fountains along the waterfront promenade & goggle across the water at the sun gleaming off the skyscrapers. You can even take the jet boat rides and harbour cruises from its docks. If you have young ones with you take them to water parks with fountains & imaginative playgrounds and let them enjoy the carousels and bowling. They would surely love the place. At evening, when lights are illuminated, you will have a lot of things to see including the fireworks show- the place buzzes with actions.
So, whether you wish to entertain your kids, dine by water, or shop souvenirs, the place happens to be an ideal family destination with a lot of fun things to do for both young as well as old. It is a place you would definitely not want to miss out on while visiting Sydney, the state capital of NSW.