Ice skating is having another flash of popularity and Darling Harbour is jumping on the bandwagon by bringing back its popular ice rink. Set up at the forecourt of the ICC Sydney, the winter fixture is all the rage. Complete with bursts of snow and twinkling lights, it’s just the sparkle we need on these gloomy days.
The Darling Harbour ice skating rink will be undercover and open all day so you can skate to your heart’s content without worrying about Sydney’s unpredictable weather. All sessions will be 45-minutes long and start from 10am-9 pm every day. As for ticket costs, an adult ticket will set you back by $25 with tickets for children priced at $20.
Although tickets can be bought on-site, it’s advised that you book them online here.
Other spots to go ice skating in Sydney
Ice skating is definitely having a moment in Sydney. Among the events that are taking over the city in full force is the Bondi Festival complete with a dreamy skating rink and Ferris wheel. With spectacular beach views, live music and more, Bondi is set to set to buzz with activity come August. And if there’s one thing we know, it’s that there are few things as fun as ice skating to one of the most beautiful beach views in the world.
Over in North Sydney, a snow festival is taking place at The Greenwood Hotel and The Richmond Inn and it promises to be a one-stop spot for winter lovers. There’s a giant ice skating rink, 150 tonnes of real snow, whiskey bars galore and cosy movie screenings.
Once you’re all done with Bondi and North Sydney, head over to the Christmas Winter Wonderland at the EQ. Although much of the program has been canceled due to severe weather, the Snow Play, Ice Slide and Ice Skating Rink will be up and running from July 8 to 17. Read all about it here.
Over in Pittwater, the popular ice skating spectacular is back with packages for both adults and kids. It’ll run from July 9 to 17. Grab your tickets here.
It’s a scene from Frozen out here so lace up your skates, put on your puffer jackets and get ready to glide your worries away. And if you prefer staying inside during winter, check out this super glamping site at The Winery in Surry Hills.