Whether you’re escaping the office for an hour or spending the weekend exploring, Barangaroo is a must-see in Sydney. Prepare yourself for delicious food, tonnes of shopping and a hit of culture. Welcome to Barangaroo.
Take a Cultural Tour
Since ancient times, Barangaroo has been a place of spiritual and cultural significance to Aboriginal people. Join a walking tour with an Aboriginal guide to gain a better understanding of this incredibly unique harbourside landscape and its importance to the Eora Nation that once lived here.
When you think shopping spree, Barangaroo wouldn’t normally be the first place that comes to mind. However, shops are popping up, selling everything from great books and vinyl records to fresh flowers and home décor. Whether you’re ducking out of the office on your lunch break, or visiting over the weekend, be sure to check out Title book shop and the beautifully styled Peter’s of Kensington for a perfect shopping experience.
Enjoy World Class Public Art
Barangaroo has some awesome public art, including an innovative multimedia one by artists Genevieve Grieves and Amanda Jane Reynolds. Their work, Barangaroo Ngangamay, uses modern technology to tell ancient stories of the world’s oldest living culture. Download the free Barangaroo Ngangamay app and look for rock carvings in the sandstone in Barangaroo Reserve. As you approach the artworks, you’ll see short films that tell the story of Barangaroo the woman, after whom this part of Sydney’s waterfront is named.
Wander the Foreshore Promenade
Walk or cycle on the harbour foreshore. Wulugul Walk is a spectacular promenade stretching from Barangaroo House in the south to the northern part of Barangaroo Reserve. It’s part of an 11km harbourside walk from Woolloomooloo to the Anzac Bridge, unlocking a part of the foreshore that was off-limits to the public for many years when the land was used for industrial and commercial purposes. Wulugul is the local indigenous word for kingfish, a prize catch for Aboriginal people and still a treat at many Sydney restaurants.
Dine In Style
Barangaroo South is emerging as one of Sydney’s most exciting dining precincts with a mouth-watering line-up of restaurants, cafés and bars. Choose from world-class venues such as Nobu, a'Mare, and Oncore by Clare Smyth. Feast on seafood at Cirrus Dining or love.fish, dine casually at Tequila Daisy, or enjoy contemporary Australian cuisine at Matt Moran’s Bea restaurant.
Drink at Barangaroo House
It’s time for a drink! Head to Barangaroo House and grab a seat overlooking the stunning harbour. The cocktail list is sensational, but you can’t look past the Summer Spritz which features Aperol, passionfruit, mango and elderflower tonic. There’s no better way to finish a fantastic day out.
Stay in the heart of the Action
Barangaroo is just a few minutes’ walk from Adina Apartment Hotel Darling Harbour. Offering an unbeatable harbourside experience, the hotel is next to Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and King Street Wharf, where you can catch a ferry or join a harbour cruise. The Adina is also just a short walk to the CBD.
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