Sydney Darling Quarter

Darling Quarter

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Things to do

The Playground

The Darling Quarter Kids Playground is one of the most spectacular ever built in Australia, featuring an array of fun activities that promote learning and imagination for all ages. Water games, climbing ropes, swings, slides, and a flying fox will keep the kids entertained for hours. And best of all, it’s free!

 Chinese Garden of Friendship

Chinese garden

Opening hours: Open daily  9.30am to 5pm

Admission prices: 
Adults $6
Children (under 12 yrs) $3
Family (2 adults & 2 children) $15
Concession (Australian pensioners and students only) $3
Audio Tour (English and Mandarin) $4

Annual pass membership:
Adult $50
Family $125 (2 adults and 2 children)
Passes available at the ticket office of the Chinese Garden of Friendship
(Conditions apply)


Luminous at Darling Quarter, the world’s largest interactive light installation, inspires imaginations and instils awe. It illuminates Sydney, and invites you to come and play.

Nightly Programming:

Monday – Wednesday: Smooth pre-programmed content designed by Bruce Ramus, 6-11pm
Thursday & Sunday: Dynamic colourful pre-programmed content designed by Bruce Ramus, 6-11pm
Friday & Saturday: Interactive play via the consoles on the Village Green North and South, 6-11pm