Find fun things to do in Darling Harbour near our Radisson hotel

Book a comfortable room or suite at the Radisson for a convenient location in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District, just steps from many of the city’s top things to do. Walk to family-friendly attractions in Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay Wharf, and then head to Hyde Park for a picnic. World-renowned for destinations like the Sydney Opera House, the city also boasts unique cultural experiences. Explore the bustling streets of Chinatown and the beautiful Chinese Garden of Friendship. Book our hotel to be just a few blocks east of the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney and 10 minutes south of the city’s tallest structure, Sydney Tower.

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Capitol Theatre

0.28 mi / 0.45 km from the hotel
Take in a family-friendly musical or a classic ballet performance at this beautifully restored historic theater.


0.22 mi / 0.36 km from the hotel
Celebrate Chinese culture Down Under when you experience Chinatown’s restaurants, shops, and festivals like the Chinese New Year celebration in January and February.

Chinese Garden of Friendship

0.23 mi / 0.36 km from the hotel
Take a tranquil walk down the pristine pathways of this exquisite garden with trickling waterfalls, sparkling lakes, budding plants, and a Chinese teahouse.

Darling Harbour

0.24 mi / 0.39 km from the hotel
Fireworks, festivals, retailers, restaurants, live music, museums—find all these and more at Darling Harbour. You can also choose a sea adventure by climbing aboard a sailboat, water taxi, or cruise vessel from the harbor.

Sydney Harbour Bridge and Pylon Lookout

1.28 mi / 2.06 km from the hotel
Built in 1932, “The Coathanger” is one of the longest steel-arch bridges in the world. Experience its impressive height through a BridgeClimb, or ascend 200 stairs to the top of Pylon Lookout.

Sydney Opera House

1.44 mi / 2.32 km from the hotel
Possibly Sydney’s most famous feature, this iconic opera house features six performance venues, including a concert hall, an opera theater, and dramatic arts spaces. Concerts and festivals also take place outside in the courtyard area.

The Rocks Historic District

1.09 mi / 1.76 km from the hotel
Whether you’re browsing The Rocks Markets, Cadman’s Cottage, or the Aboriginal art in one of the galleries, you’re sure to find a wealth of entertainment and information in this historic district that dates to the 1700s.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

0.46 mi / 0.74 km from the hotel
One of the world’s largest, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is a public aquarium featuring a range of Australian aquatic life, with more than 700 species of fascinating creatures.


1.29 mi / 2.08 km from the hotel
Stop by this previously disused container wharf to enjoy shopping at its best. This sustainable waterfront development also offers beautiful parkland, fascinating indigenous tours, artistic events, and tempting restaurants.
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Circular Quay

1.06 mi / 1.71 km from the hotel
Take time to wander along the bustling ferry port that connects iconic Sydney landmarks like the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and The Rocks. Enjoy remarkable views or simply watch the world go by from one of many open-air restaurants.
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Hyde Park

0.39 mi / 0.63 km from the hotel
Visit Australia’s oldest park and discover historical places like the Anzac War Memorial, Archibald Fountain, and the Hyde Park Barracks museum. The famous Australian Museum, with its natural and cultural collections, is also next to the park.
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The Sydney Tower Eye

0.43 mi / 0.7 km from the hotel
See Sydney from the sky with this observation deck offering stunning 360-degree views across the city. The tower, which stands at an impressive 250 meters above street level, also provides a complimentary 4D cinema experience.
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