Plan Your Arrival

Plan your arrival to IMARC with information for visitors including, visa requirements, accommodation options and further information on how to get to the venue.

On the day Preparation

Plan your arrival to IMARC with information for visitors including, visa requirements, accommodation options and further information on how to get to the venue.

Getting to the venue:

The ICC Sydney is only 8km from Sydney Airport and accessible by many modes of transport.

Cruise into Darling Harbour on a ferry with direct services from Circular Quay, King Street Wharf or Pyrmont Bay Wharf. View Ferry services to plan your trip.

The Light Rail travels right through a number of Darling Harbour stations including ICC Sydney’s stops, Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre. The Light Rail starts at Central Station in the CBD and travels to Dulwich Hill in the inner west.

A short walk from Central or Town Hall will take you directly to Darling Quarter, Tumbalong Park and Sydney Visitor Centre. Town Hall and Central Stations are a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.

ICC Sydney has its own bus stop. Bus routes 389 and 501 stop at Harris Street near Allen Street – a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.

ICC Sydney has two car park facilities located within the Exhibition Centre and Aware Super Theatre, comprising a total of 826 car spaces. Additionally, there are secure car parks located in and around Darling Harbour, including Wilson Harbourside Car Park and Wilson Darling Square Car Park.

The best taxi and Uber drop off and pick up locations include the new Iron Wharf Place next to Harbourside Shopping Centre and Zollner Circuit on the Southern end of Aware Super Theatre, both accessed via Darling Drive.

A Water Taxi is a great option for getting to and from Darling Harbour. Water Taxi’s depart from The Rocks, Circular Quay, The Opera House and Luna Park. Click here for more information.

AccessibilityAids and Devices:

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Wheelchairs

A limited number of wheelchairs are available to hire free of charge from the ICC with provision of photo identification. To hire a wheelchair, please see one of the ICC customer service team members at any of the following locations:

  • Convention Centre Customer Service (ground floor lobby)
  • Exhibition Centre Customer Service (Level 2, next to Hall 4)
  • Aware Super Theatre Customer Service (Level 2, about 25 metres south of the lift entrance in the main foyer).

Please note that wheelchairs are a lightweight manual model, which must be operated by the hirer, their carer, or companion. Wheelchairs may not be taken outside of the building and must be returned to the collection point daily. We would recommend contacting the ICC in advance of the event, to ensure availability.

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Other Mobility Aids and Prams

Mobility aids and prams are permitted into all ICC Sydney venues, but must be stored in a way that does not block any aisles, access points or exits. If safe storage is not possible, cloaking may be available at the Customer Service Desk at Convention Centre, Exhibition Centre, or at the designated IMARC Cloak Room.

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Blindness and low vision assistance

Braille is provided on room door signage and fixed directional signage throughout the ICC. Tactile flooring is provided at egress points including at main entryways, staircases, and escalators.

Complimentary hearing augmentation devices (hearing loops) are available and can be requested free of charge from the ICC with a form of photo identification. The hired device must remain on ICC Sydney premises and be returned at the conclusion of the day.

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VisitSydney

Sydney is a vibrant capital and the largest city in Australia. It is an essential stop in any visitor's itinerary. It’s also an excellent introduction to Australia and New South Wales, the country’s most diverse state.

Sydney is home to must-visit icons like the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, but this Harbour City has so much more to offer.

Plan your visit by searching for things to do during your stay.

Nearby Accommodation

Darling Harbour is home to numerous hotels within walking distance of the ICC Sydney. IMARC has secured a number of discounted accommodation options for delegates through our hotel partner, Hotel Map. Please select from the options below.

General Visa Information

Click here for a general guide on the most common visa options for participants travelling to Australia to participate in the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC)