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Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf information
A former wool and cargo dock, this beautiful Edwardian wharf faced oblivion for decades before a 2½ year demolition-workers’ green ban on the site in the late 1980s saved it. It received a huge sprucing up in the late 1990s and has emerged as one of Sydney’s most exclusive eating, drinking, sleeping and marina addresses.
It’s still a public wharf, so feel free to explore the innards, past industrial conveyor-belt relics, a five-star hotel and its designer Water Bar. Along the way the wharf’s history is etched into glass walls. You might even squeeze in some star-spotting – songbird Delta Goodrem and everyman-megastar Russell Crowe have both had plush pads here.