Darling Harbour Walk, Sydney

Darling Harbour Walk (Self Guided), Sydney

Cafés, bars, shops, museums, theaters, events, festivals and history, Darling Harbor is an exciting waterfront location with something for people of all ages and interests. Climb aboard a historic tall ship for a voyage across the harbor or enjoy a meal on the water with a dining cruise.

Meanwhile, adrenalin junkies can zip across the sea on a powerful jet boat that can hold approximately 20 passengers. Come face to face with life under the ocean wave when you visit the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. See sharks, rays and schools of colorful fish. At Wildlife Sydney Zoo, enjoy encounters with koalas, crocodiles, kangaroos and many other animal species. There’s even more fun for children at the Darling Quarter Playground with its climbing ropes, swings, slides and water games.

Make your way over to the Harborside Shopping Center, where you will find lots of fashion and gift shops and a large food court. For some quiet, contemplative moments, stop by the Chinese Garden of Friendship. Stroll among a walled enclave of pavilions, hidden pathways, waterfalls and lakes.

At night, Darling Harbor takes on a magical aura with illuminated fountains and lights from buildings reflected in the water. Enjoy the scene with a romantic meal on a terrace of one of the many restaurants. There are more than 30 eateries featuring cuisines from all over the globe. Darling Harbor is well connected to the rest of the city via public transport and is just a few minutes’ walk from the central business district.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,500 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from Apple App Store or Google Play Store to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Darling Harbour Walk Map

Guide Name: Darling Harbour Walk
Guide Location: Australia » Sydney
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Author: Helen
View from Pyrmont Bridge, Cockle Bay Wharf

1) View from Pyrmont Bridge, Cockle Bay Wharf

Cockle Bay Wharf

3) Cockle Bay Wharf

The Spiral Fountain

5) The Spiral Fountain

Hard Rock Cafe Sydney

6) Hard Rock Cafe Sydney

Harbourside Shopping Centre

7) Harbourside Shopping Centre

Australian National Maritime Museum, HMAS Vampire

9) Australian National Maritime Museum, HMAS Vampire

Waterfront Promenade

10) Waterfront Promenade

Night View from Waterfront Promenade

11) Night View from Waterfront Promenade

Pyrmont Street, The Star Casino

12) Pyrmont Street, The Star Casino

Foreshore Promenade

13) Foreshore Promenade

14) "Life From A Suitcase", The Signorelli Sculpture

Ballart-Park Harbour Walkway

15) Ballart-Park Harbour Walkway

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Create Your Own Walk in Sydney

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