Australians are closely linked to the sea through commerce, defence, exploration, adventure, sport and play. Our oceans and waterways have influenced our development...and who we are.
The museum captures these themes with fascinating artefacts, lively exhibitions, fun activities and even the chance to board ships and experience life on the water. Explore today!
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.
Having undergone a full refurbishment in 2005, Harbourside unveiled a Fresh food precinct for locals, a new and expanded food court, an entertainment level which is home to a 20 lane Kingpin Bowling Centre, M9 Laser Skirmish and Australia’s first Boeing 737-800 flight simulator, Flight Experience.
Six years on Harbourside Shopping Centre is continuing to grow as your one stop destination for shopping and dining. Harbourside is home to a wonderful array of restaurants, cafes and bars catering for everyone with a mouth-watering array of local and international cuisines. The fashion and gift shopping at Harbourside is also extensive with a wide range of the latest shopping brands; Glue Store, Henleys, Cotton On, Diva, Surf Dive ‘N’ Ski and Jade & Belle.
Harbourside offers late night shopping every night with all stores open from 10am to 9pm every day. Selected cafes open earlier for breakfast as well as cafes, bars and restaurants open till late.
With a monorail station at the north entrance, a taxi rank at the front door, light rail, a marina for private boats and ferry services in addition to the extensive car park facilities under the Novotel adjacent to the centre, Harbourside is easily assessable to everyone.
Venture into WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and meet koalas, kangaroos, crocodiles, spiders, snakes, lizards, cassowaries, butterflies, wombats, wallabies, birds and much, much more!
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is like no attraction you have ever experienced before. Our unique, award-winning zoo combines state-of-the-art design with stunning, authentic theming to recreate the iconic habitats of Australia.
With a wide variety of intimate indoor and expansive outdoor enclosures, including Koala Encounters on the rooftop and the huge Kangaroo Walk-About on the middle level, there is so, so much more than at first meets the eye. We know you'll be VERY surprised at how big we are and how much there is to see here.