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
Explore Asian markets and savor Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Malaysian cuisine in Sydney’s vibrant Chinatown. During the Lunar New Year (usually late January or February), the streets are alive with colorful parades and lion dancers.

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—you can find all these and more at Darling Harbour. You can also choose a more coastal adventure by climbing aboard a sailboat, water taxi, or cruise vessel.

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 single-span bridges in the world. Experience its impressive height through a guided BridgeClimb, or ascend 200 stairs to the top of the Pylon Lookout.

Sydney Opera House

1.44 mi / 2.32 km from the hotel
The iconic waterfront Sydney Opera House features six performance venues, including a concert hall, theaters, and more intimate performing-arts spaces. Concerts and festivals also take place outside in the courtyard area.