Offering iconic waterfront venues located in Darling Harbour, our dedicated team will coordinate your School Formal or University Event and ensure your celebration is beyond your expectation.

For nearly 40 years our family has been dedicated to making your event as special as our views. See why a Dockside Group venue is ideal for your next event.



Perfectly positioned in the heart of Cockle Bay Wharf in Darling Harbour, Dockside blends sheer grandeur with panoramic water views, offering the perfect venue for all events. Boasting floor to ceiling windows, an abundance of natural light and surrounded by a large, wrap-around undercover terrace, Dockside offers sparkling water views that stretch wide over the shores of Darling Harbour. With a reputation for culinary excellence and exceptional service, Dockside offers versatility to each event. Dockside is made up of unique rooms that can be used as a combination or as one grand venue.

Suitable for 330 - 700 guests seated | 300-1200 Cocktail


Commanding awe-inspiring views Darling Room boasts an abundance of natural light through floor to ceiling windows. Wrapped by a generous outdoor terrace, Darling Room offers unparalleled panoramic views of Darling Harbour and beyond.

Suitable for 140 - 216 guests seated | Cocktail 380


Positioned within Dockside and just a moments walk to the Sydney CBD, Cockle Bay Room blends exceptional water views with endless versatility, providing infinite possibilities to create your ideal event.

Suitable for 220 - 324 guests seated | Cocktail 500


Situated on the rooftop of Cockle Bay Wharf and only a moments walk to the CBD, L'Aqua is Sydney's most prestigious event venue. Quintessentially Sydney, L'Aqua offers uninterrupted and exclusive balcony views overlooking awe-inspiring Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay. With an abundance of natural light through its floor to ceiling windows and a reputation for culinary brilliance and superior service, L'Aqua is the ultimate venue for all events.


The well-appointed Terrace Room presents contemporary décor, a chic silk feature wall and a pillarless open layout where guests can relish in the commanding water views from every seat in the room; including an exclusive outdoor balcony overlooking Darling Harbour and Sydney’s spectacular sunset.

Suitable for 120 - 164 guests seated | 350 Cocktail


The exclusive Gold Room features a distinctive feature wall and a gold leaf octagonal ceiling boasting a brilliant Swarovski crystal cherry blossom chandelier. The space offers an exclusive outdoor balcony overlooking the stunning views of Darling Harbour. Ideal for intimate events, Gold Room offers its guests a unique and unforgettable experience.

Suitable for 80 - 110 guests seated | 200 Cocktail