Destination guide

Charming Darling Harbour will entice you

Enjoy the opera and other features of Darling Harbour. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and casino gaming. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Darling Harbour

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Darling Harbour has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Luna Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Fox Studio Australia (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Darling Harbour

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Darling Harbour is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bondi Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Blackwattle Bay Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Barangaroo Reserve (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Hyde Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Cook + Phillip Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Darling Harbour

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center.

You can get around Darling Harbour by jumping on the metro at Pyrmont Bay Light Rail Station, The Star Station or Star City Light Rail Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Darling Harbour?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,804 house rentals around Darling Harbour. From 1,262 Condos/Apartments to 419 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Darling Harbour is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay near Darling Harbour?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend near Darling Harbour:

  • Strawberry Hills: 295 vacation rentals
  • Chinatown: 488 vacation rentals
  • Collaroy Beach: 33 vacation rentals
  • Balmoral: 151 vacation rentals
  • Beauty Point: 86 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of rentals available.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments near Darling Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,262 Condos/Apartments near Darling Harbour. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near Darling Harbour include:

  • Houses: 419 lodging choices
  • Studios: 1,326 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 12 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool near Darling Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 431 rentals with pool available near Darling Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near Darling Harbour?

    Yes, HomeAway offers a selection of 1,728 vacation rentals to book directly online and 1,116 with instant booking available near Darling Harbour. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Darling Harbour!

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