Tumbalong Park, Sydney

4.6
#30 of 106 in Parks in Sydney
Tumbalong Park is a park in Darling Harbour, located in Sydney, Australia. The parkland was designed using native Australian foliage incorporated with fountains as an urban stream. The name "Tumbalong" is from Dharug as spoken by the Eora nation and means "place where seafood is found".The park is used as a venue for central Sydney events, including New Year's Eve and Australia Day celebrations. This site was used for the skydiving opening scene in 20th Century Fox's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie.Tumbalong park now spans 5 hectares.A large children's playground area includes a water park containing 26 water jets, a big slide, jumbo swings, tangled web and a 10 metre high octanet jungle gym.The park is adjacent to the Chinese Garden of Friendship.Public toilets, cafes and restaurants are located on the park's fringes.Accessing the ParkThe park is a free public space.The closest train station is Town Hall.There are many buses travelling down Market, Park, Druitt, Bathurst or Liverpool Streets.The park can also be accessed by catching a ferry to Darling Harbour, alighting at King Street Wharf or Pyrmont Bay Wharf.The park can also be accessed by light rail from Central Train station, alighting at Paddy’s Market light rail station.There are also car parking stations nearby.
Start your trip to Sydney by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
Source
Create an itinerary including Tumbalong Park
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tumbalong Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
59 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • On a sunny Saturday, this big park was full of lovers of outdoor life enjoying their walks, the fountains, the green space, some buskers and lots of places to eat on the periphery.  more »
  • We found this park by complete accident. But wow it’s truely amazing. So we took our 3 year old there and she was very excited to see a kids park with water play. Shame we didn’t have togs or a towel ...  more »
Google
  • Ripping fun for the kids... Particularly the rock climbing wall + slide. Easy to lose children on a busy day though...
  • Really great park with a lot of open space. There are playground equipment and a massive water feature. There are nice cafes and food places nearby. If you find yourself here and you have kids, dont miss it.

Plan your trip to Sydney

  • Get a personalised plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customise it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best activities
    and find special offers
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Sydney

View all >
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Kid-friendly things to do in Sydney

View all >
4.2
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 4​h
3.5
Duration: 2​h
3.7
Duration: 2​h

Hidden gems in Sydney

5.0
Duration: 3​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 2​h
4.5
Duration: 1​h
4.2
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Parks in Sydney

4.5
Duration: 1​h
4.8
Duration: 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 4​h

Side trips from Sydney

3.7
Duration: 4​h
4.8
Duration: 8​h
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 8​h

Nearby attractions in Sydney

4.5
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 8​h