Darling Harbour Events

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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. More Info ...

Upcoming Events

  • NSW Seniors Festival 01 April to 15 April
  • Autumn School Holidays 14 April to 30 April 
  • Star of the Show Ferris Wheel daily to 22 July 

SENIORS FESTIVAL

  • When 04 April - 15 April
  • Where Darling Harbour, King Street Wharf No.1 
  • What The NSW Seniors Festival is the largest celebration for people over 60 in the southern hemisphere. We offer great deals on a range of Sydney Harbour sightseeing and dining cruises during the 2018 Seniors Festival. Visit the Seniors Festival page for details 
    • Harbour Story Premium Morning or Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise from $27.50 per senior (departs Circular Quay only)
    • Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise from $55 per senior

*Refer Seniors Festival page for full details, conditions and bookings

AUTUMN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

  • When 14 April - 30 April
  • Where Pier 26 (next to Sydney Aquarium) and King St Wharf No.1, Darling Harbour
  • What Great deals on a huge range of Sydney Harbour sightseeing and dining cruises during NSW School Holidays 
    • Kids cruise FREE on selected cruises*
    • FREE ferry with entry to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo or Madame Tussauds*
    • Discounts for groups of 6 or more on dining cruises
    • Hop On Hop Off cruises - 2-days of family fun
    • Plus more!
  • Visit the School Holiday Fun page for full details

STAR OF THE SHOW FERRIS WHEEL

  • When Daily
  • Where Harbourside Amphitheatre
  • What See the sights of Darling Harbour from a unique vantage point - up in the air!
    • Operates daily 10am - 11pm
    • Ride duration approx 10 minutes
  • Why not follow up your aerial views with some aqua therapy? Sydney Harbour Cruises depart all throughout the day from just across the Pyrmont Bridge. Visit the Captain Cook Cruises ticket office at Pier 26 for info and bookings

 

Watch this space for all the upcoming events ...

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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 $49pp 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 $69pp Visit the Lunch Cruise page for info & bookings
Dinner Cruises Limited time   From $89pp Visit the Dinner Cruise page for info & bookings
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Other Cruises - Special Events

New Years Eve
December 31
Australia Day
January 26
Valentines Day
February 14
Christmas Day
December 25
Boxing Day
December 26
Vivid Festival
May - June
Melbourne Cup
November
Mothers Day
May
Fathers Day
September
Seniors Festival
March
Christmas Parties
November - December
Christmas in July
July
Big Ships in Sydney
Year Round
Food Festival
Good Food Month
School Holiday Fun
Great Offers for Kids
Whale Watching
May - November
Earth Hour
March
Biennale
March - June 
Sydney Royal Easter Show
March - April
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