Darling Harbour Events

Darling Harbour is a vibrant waterfront Sydney hub, hosting a myriad of great festivals and activities all year round. Every season boasts major events like New Years Eve, Australia Day and Chinese New Year to cultural festivals, celebrations such as "Fiesta", "Santa Fest" and 'Month of Love", plus regular weekend Harbourside Fireworks.

Upcoming Events

  • Darling Harbour now open!
  • Whale Watching Cruises - from 03 July
  • Sydney Harbour Gift Certificates - Buy now, cruise later

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  • When 03 July - 28 October  
  • Where Cruise departs King St Wharf No.2
  • What Each year these amazing mammals thrill us and 2020 is on course to break all records. Humpback sightings have continued to increase every year and these amazing mammals just love to show off with breaches, tail slapping and even a close up wink when they are feeling extra curious. 
    • See the gentle giants of the sea on their annual migration
    • Up to 2 daily departures
    • 95%+ Whale sighting success
    • Visit the Whale Watching pages for full details

PRE-SEASON SALE - Book now and save from just $55 per person. Visit our Whale Watching page for more details and bookings.


  • When Year-round
  • Where Online
  • What Can't decide on a travel date or looking for a unique gift? Snap up some great savings on open-dated gift certifcates so you can buy now and travel later. Certifcates are emailed instantly and valid for up to 3 years for Cruise Cash, and 9 months for pre-selected cruises. Purchase online now and save up to 40%.


Options Travel date Price from  
Christmas Day Lunch Cruises 25Dec   From $225pp Visit the ChristmasDay page for info & bookings
Boxing Day Lunch Cruises  26Dec   From $169pp Visit the Boxing Day page for info & bookings
New Year's Eve 31Dec   From $499pp Visit the New Years Eve page for info & bookings
Options Travel date Price from  
Sightseeing Cruises Limited time   From $35pp Visit the Sightseeing page for info & bookings
Hop On Hop Off Limited time   From $52pp Visit the Hop On Hop Off page for info & bookings
High Tea Cruise Limited time   From $59pp Visit the High Tea page for info & bookings
Lunch Cruises Limited time   From $75pp Visit the Lunch Cruise page for info & bookings
Dinner Cruises Limited time   From $89pp Visit the Dinner Cruise page for info & bookings
Gift Certificates Valid for 9 months   Save up to 40% Gift Certificates emailed instantly - no queues, no waiting!