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Discover What’s in Bloom this Summer

The Chinese Garden of Friendship was designed according to ancient Chinese principles: the balancing of complementary opposites (Yin-Yang); the blending of the five life-force elements of wood, fire, earth, metal and water (Wu-Xing); and the promotion of harmonious energy flow (Qi). Deeply in tune with the seasons, ...

6 of the most magical Christmas events at Darling Harbour

  While it’s undoubtedly the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas can also be pretty stressful. Celebrating the festive season with your family is no mean feat. Fortunately, Darling Harbour has many magical (and mostly free) experiences to keep the kids entertained in the lead up to the big day. Here are some ...

5 of the best places to celebrate the Melbourne Cup in Sydney

Pack away the winter coats and dust off your fascinator – spring is finally here and the race that stops a nation is just around the corner. Wondering where to celebrate the Melbourne Cup in Sydney on Tuesday 6 November? Darling Harbour has got you covered, home to a range of venues offering incredible entertainment, ...

Celebrating 30 years of the Chinese Garden of Friendship

The Chinese Garden of Friendship symbolises the friendship between Sydney, New South Wales and the city of Guangzhou in the province of Guandong, China (sister cities of sister states). Officially opened on January 17, 1988 in Darling Harbour as part of Sydney's Bicentennial celebrations, this year marks the 30th ...

Discover What’s in Bloom this Spring

  The Chinese Garden of Friendship in Darling Harbour was officially opened in January 17, 1988 to mark Australia's bicentenary in 1988. Designed and built by Chinese landscape architects and gardeners, the Garden blends the principles of 'Yin-Yang', the balance of opposites yet complementary forces and the ...

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7 Of The Best Activities For Kids These School Holidays

Lets be honest, keeping the entire family satisfied and sook-free during the school holidays can sometimes be a struggle. So if you're in need of ideas for school holiday activities in Sydney that will entertain and educate, we've got you sorted. Not only does Darling Harbour have a huge range of activities and attractions ...

Top 5 Tips For The Final Nights of Vivid Sydney at Darling Harbour!

There are only four nights left to go, and then Vivid Sydney is done for another year. We're sure you've already planned your night and jotted down all the cool light activations you want to check out, but we thought we'd share a few extra ideas to make your visit to Darling Harbour even smoother. Here are five cool tips to ...