Spend the Day at Darling Harbour


A bit of planning can make a lot of difference when you’re organising a day out. There are so many great family friendly attractions and places to eat out in Darling Harbour. We’ve put together a concise list for you. Pick and choose what you’d like to do for your afternoon visit, a day trip, a holiday or just to add to your ‘must do’ list!

Darling Harbour Fireworks

You don’t have to wait for big occasions like New Year’s Eve to see fireworks in Sydney. Head to Harbourside in Darling Harbour and you’ll see fireworks most Saturday nights.

ARA Darling Quarter Theatre (formerly Monkey Baa Theatre Company)

Monkey Baa Theatre Company hosts fantastic kids shows and workshops all year around.

Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Both young and old will be blown away with their journey through Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. A must see if you are in the city with the family, whether you’re local, visiting or just passing through, put it on your list! They also have a brand-new Penguin Exhibition enclosure and ride. Totally cute.

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Go WILD in the city at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. The Australian Animal Adventure in the Heart of the City!

Madame Tussauds

Get up close and personal with over 75 of the world’s most iconic celebrities and our very own Aussie stars!

Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum is a perfect day our for the family and a must do if you are in Sydney on holidays. They have a spectacular fleet of historic vessels, kids activities and fascinating exhibitions and so much more.

Harbourside Shopping Centre

Located on the waters edge of Darling Harbour, only a short walk from the CBD and with magnificent views of the city’s skyline, Harbourside offers a unique dining, leisure and shopping experience.

Kingpin Bowling

Kingpin offers guests 20 state of the art bowling lanes, laser skirmish, arcade games, pool tables. It also has a fully licensed bar, the latest music, disco UV lighting and amazing harbour views.

Paddys Markets 

These markets are huge and all indoors and you also have Market City Shopping Centre upstairs if you want to do more shopping or have a well deserved rest at one of the cafes.

Powerhouse Museum

This museum is kid heaven and is a great wet weather activity. There are so many amazing activities for kids!

Darling Harbour hosts amazing festivals and FREE events for families throughout the year.


Jun 30 2019


All Day




All Ages
Darling Harbour


Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour, Sydney