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Went back twice to see something again. I loved it! I saw some animal docos which I think was great... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Victor Harbor, Australia
via mobile
Closed for rebuild until 2019

I attended on the second last day before closure out of nostalgia and there won't be anything like... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Sydney, Australia
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21 May 2017
“Loved it”
20 May 2017
“Worlds Largest Screen Feels Great”
Under renovation and scheduled to reopen in 2019. SEE MORE, HEAR MORE, FEEL MORE. IMAX is the ultimate movie experience. With crystal clear images towering eight stories high, and 15,000 watts of digital surround sound, IMAX has the power to take...more
31 Wheat Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9281 3300
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went back twice to see something again. I loved it! I saw some animal docos which I think was great to have on.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Shayman-Dragonfly
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I go there regularly as my Family loves it, screen is great and this theatre is very nice but small for it's size by name of worlds largest screen. But we love to go here and go out to dinner out with some fine dining....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank David M
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Doesn't exist - why does TA even list it???? There's plans to build a new one in Darling Harbour but it won't be ready until 2018!!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Doug S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We visited the Imax at Darling Harbour in December 2012. We enjoyed a late night showing of Skyfall. This is the largest Imax screen in the world at 75 ft. Seats are comfortable. Theatre was pretty empty at 10 pm. It is pricey, but we...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I attended on the second last day before closure out of nostalgia and there won't be anything like it again until it reopens in 2019. The place was crowded with plenty of people doing the same thing and the gigantic screen with stadium seating will...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank 771gordonm
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Some inefficient teenagers run the business in a typical teenage fashion - nice and courteous, but unhelpful. I missed the show because of their poor explanations and their assumptions that everyone knows everything. They did refund me though.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Romek H
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went and seen the Tarzan movie Saturday night 9.00 session tickets a bit pricey at 35 dollars each ,but it was worth it once in there watching the movie , massive screen fantastic sound feels like you are right in the action best seats are...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Nick L
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We loved seeing the film on such a huge screen, really made the watching the film special in 3D. Really great show, as everyone else has said. But also as everyone else has said, badly organised with a huge queue to get in as there...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank DonDons369
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This Cinema has the world largest IMAX screen, which guarantees an awesome movie watching experience. With more than 30$ per ticket it is definitely not the cheapest but worth if you watch a 3D movie here. The latest movie I watched here was Star Trek...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank LaurenceVK
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The IMAX is right in the centre of things in Darling Harbour. Steeply seated with the worlds biggest iMax cinema. Expensive I think they charge 35 dollars per person but look out for groupon which gets you admission for half the price. Beware though they...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank bluedawggy
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Amber T
26 September 2016|
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Response from LaurenceVK | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit ridiculous but they told me it opens in 2019 again. The old one will be demolished and a new IMAX will be constructed in the same place.
15 August 2016|
Response from johngH1644MY | Reviewed this property |
No idea ... not my type of film.
15 August 2016|
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Response from christine0253 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know about that as we went to see finding dory I am sure if you phoned the iMac they would be able to tell you