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Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge

Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2795, Australia
+61 2 9240 1100
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Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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"harbour bridge"
in 119 reviews
"cheaper alternative"
in 19 reviews
"opera house"
in 163 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 27 reviews
"cumberland street"
in 16 reviews
"climb the stairs"
in 15 reviews
"degree view"
in 14 reviews
"small museum"
in 23 reviews
"per adult"
in 18 reviews
"interesting information"
in 19 reviews
"walk up"
in 14 reviews
"views are spectacular"
in 14 reviews
"milsons point"
in 17 reviews
"take your time"
in 17 reviews
"take photos"
in 20 reviews
"rocks area"
in 15 reviews
"pylons"
in 435 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic views for a reasonable price. It's a bit of a walk to get to the pylon but worth the effort. There weren't really as many steps as I feared there would be, but I would recommend at least a moderate level of fitness. You...More

Thank Melrick72
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've walked the bridge twice to get to the lookout point and it is worth it every time. Lost of stairs but the views are sensational. There are nice artifacts to remind you how it was built. The movie at the end is a nice...More

Thank Joe L
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hard to find these steps, but walk past the bridge climb door and about 100 meters are steps to the Pylons. Totally worth the few steps and cover charge.

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Two in our family of four are slightly afraid of heights, so we passed on doing the BridgeClimb and instead climbed up to the Pylon Lookout for some amazing views of Sydney Harbour. Note that if you do the BridgeClimb, you get free admission to...More

1  Thank FamTravelCurator
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are ok for a short walk and fit enough to tackle a few dozen stairs then take the time to visit the Pylon Lookout. Stunning views and for $15 AUS it rivals the $300 you will pay for the Bridge Climb. The historical...More

1  Thank Harambe67
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site is a real hidden gem. Hard to find (start at the argyle steps) but good value for money and an amazing view. A definite if you want to watch someone climb the bridge.

Thank kevjmurph76
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view of the Bridge and the Opera House. Be prepared to get your exercise in. You get a free ticket if you do the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.

Thank John E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It costs a lot of money to ''Walk the Bridge'', I've done it, but if you can't afford that just climb up here, what a view for free.

1  Thank Ewen A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to have perfect weather and were able to get perfect pictures of the Opera House and it's surroundings. A must while you're in Sydney.

Thank ExcellentJohnnyC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy climb to the top and great views of the harbour and city. Also information about the building of the bridge. Would definitely recommend this.

Thank EB0109
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Victoria C
28 February 2018|
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Response from Menno007 | Reviewed this property |
No need to buy tickets in advance, it’s usually not that busy. If you’re planning on doing the Bridgeclimb aswell, they’ll give you complimentary pylon entrance tickets. If I remember correctly the fee is about 15$ each... More
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lamwinn
7 December 2017|
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Response from SamMitra | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can; it isn’t scary at all!
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Ricasworld
30 March 2017|
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Response from Tracy21472 | Reviewed this property |
The stairs are in Pylon it's self so it not scary and once u are at the top the fence is so high it didn't worry me.
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