Plan Your Arrival


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.

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)

On the day Preparation



Online pre-registration is essential to attend this event.

Please double check you have all of the below before you arrive to the venue as there will be no exceptions.

  • Photo ID
    All attendees, including Speakers, Sponsors and Delegates will be required to show photo ID at a number of check points.
  • QR Code
    QR codes will be sent out as an email from Lüp Tickets, it's possible that this may have landed in your junk, or clutter folder. Please search your inbox for an email from QR codes will be resent by email and SMS and if you still cannot find it, please contact You will need to present this QR code either in hard copy or on your phone to gain entry. You will not be granted access without this and there are no onsite registration facilities.
  • Security Screening
    All attendees will be subject to mandatory bag checks and metal detectors. To ensure a smooth process, aim to arrive at least 45 minutes early to get through security and registration.

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.

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. Please complete your registration and we will send you the discounted options via email.