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Sydney Harbour

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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Sydney Harbour Highlights Cruise
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US$73.20*
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Sydney Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Harbor Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off City Bus Tour
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Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this harbor, which is considered one of the world's most beautiful.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 9240 8500
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Reviewed today via mobile

Fantastic harbour. Sydney harbour isn’t the best. Darling harbour is a great place and so are the other beach areas

Thank Beverley C
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were arriving back on the ferry from Manly as the sun set over the bridge. It was spectacular. As we got off the ferry darkness was falling and the lights in all the buildings looked really pretty. Quite by accident, we timed this perfectly,...More

Thank KirstieM22
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Reviewed today via mobile

No matter how many times I visit Sydney I never get tired of the views around the harbour - it is must see for every traveller of an iconic geographical phenomenon.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see of this iconic building, The Sydney Opera House. Also located close by the Harbour Bridge. Take a climb to the top of the bridge, or take a tour of the opera house. Shops and restaurants all along the way overlooking the Harbour....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just amazing, amazing, amazing !! You saw it on TV many times on NYE fireworks ! That’s of course even better !!!

Thank JulEye87
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We only viewed the bridge from the Botanical Gardens and going underneath it on our cruise ship. I know it features on lots of postcards and material for holidays but it is a Bridge and I didn’t find it special in any way. There are...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an iconic place and indeed the views live up to my expectations. On the day we visited the harbour was very busy but it was fun to find a cafe and do some people watching.

Thank CWR42
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite being always busy, this is definitely a must see thing if you are going to Sydney. If you have a chance visit by day and night as it has a very different feel. Also stop by one of the cafe or restaurants to enjoy...More

Thank Swisshen
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rain hail or shine this harbour is brilliant. Never a dull moment as you gaze at the passing water parade.

Thank SrAct3
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At the Sydney Harbour you have many entertainment and culinary options. You can visit a musem, the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and plenty of restaurant options. You can walk along the harbour, exercise or just watch the sunset. It’s a place full of life!

Thank mlarrea12
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Lindy N
20 November 2017|
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Response from Rodney W | Reviewed this property |
You can get on cruises pretty quickly as there are a fair few operating with some having shows etc We have been a few times and easy to get on might wait for 30 min to hour. The ferry is also another way of seeing lots of... More
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Gwen_chua
2 November 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I would walk beyond the ocean liner berths to under the Harbour Bridge. Great views, especially early morning, when the angle of the sun gives great lighting.
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Frances S
20 October 2017|
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Response from Nonapama | Reviewed this property |
There are 3 wards for international cruise ships that I know of being Circular Quay, Darling Harbour & Garden Island. If it's a local cruise you are looking for then Circular Quay is where most of the Ferries & Cruises... More
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