Where to get the best views of the Darling Harbour Fireworks
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Grab a front row seat at one of Darling Harbour’s best waterfront restaurants and bars at Cockle Bay Wharf or Harbourside Shopping Centre and enjoy the show with a drink in hand or while you feast on a delicous meal. It’s one of the best things to do in Sydney on the weekend!
Or, if you're itching to get within metres of the action, Darling Harbour's massive size is a big bonus because there's loads of room for everybody to grab a perfect spot around the water's edge at Cockle Bay Wharf, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Pyrmont Bridge or even from the iconic Darling Harbour Ferris Wheel.
Have a special occasion to celebrate such as a wedding, hen's party or birthday? Make a night or weekend of it and book a hotel at Darling Harbour for a bird's eye view of the fireworks below, right from the warmth and comfort of your very own luxurious private room.
By the Water's Edge
Harbourside Shopping Centre Restaurants & Bars
Over on the Western side of Darling Harbour, pull up a stool or book a table at one of the many waterfont venues at Harbourside Shopping Centre for front row seats to the best fireworks in Sydney. Here's just a selection of some you can choose from but there's lots more!
Cockle Bay Wharf Restaurants & Bars
The ground level of Cockle Bay Wharf is home to some of the best restaurants and bars in Sydney including Nick's Seafood, Baia the Italian, Adria, I'm Angus Steakhouse, Pontoon Bar and Tokio Hotel. Book yourselves a table and sit comfortably within metres edge of the waterfront while you drink and dine and enjoy the spectacular fireworks displays.
Balcony & Rooftop levels
The upper levels of Cockle Bay Wharf boasts perfect pozzies for watching the stunning Darling Harbour Fireworks. Revel in stunning panoramic waterfront views spanning across the water with the illuminated ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour Ferris Wheel and Sofitel Sydney hotel as the backdrop. Whether the occassion is a wedding or function at Dockside or L'Aqua, or a fun night out of great food, cocktails and dancing to some of the best DJs in Australia at Cafe Del Mar or Blackbird Cafe, your evening will be absolutely unforgettable!
Views of the Fireworks from Cockle Bay Wharf
View from the top
Want to avoid the crowds and have your own private window into the sparkling world of fireworks beneath you? Book yourself a room at the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour or Hyatt Regency Sydney for a luxurious and magical night to remember or even just go for drinks in their world-class Zephyr bar or Champagne Bar where you can also sit back, relax and enjoy the show.