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Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For $15 you cannot beat this unique experience. What a great view and it is only 200 steps to the top.

Thank M5107RNmichaelc
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't want to climb the bridge but you want the views this is for you. As a bonus you get a good view of the bridge climbers too.

Thank Steve_and_Ann023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent history of the bridge and awesome views from the top. Photos are allowed unlike the climb.

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not too hard to climb those stairs if you take your time. No crowds and plenty of time on top to take all the photos we wanted- best way to get them of the Opera house- and enjoy the views of the harbor and bridge!

Thank Kbecjeans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For $15 you can climb the pylon for great views of the bridge and the city. There is a small and interesting exhibition of the story of the bridge and the people that built it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop at the Pylon Lookout for great photos of Sydney and especially the Opera House from above. Choose a windless day.

Thank MacLachlan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself, husband and 7 year old son had a fantastic time climbing the pylon. Love the history of the Sydney harbour bridge and the view from the top is stunning.

Thank Tiquinha
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I got a ticket free due to doing the bridge climb but in hindsight I would have paid to do this. The views at the top are great (even in poor weather) and along the way there are numerous facts and artefacts explaining the history...More

Thank Kai2k
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

What a find! This is a must do if you want to visit an iconic landmark and keep away from the crowds. It's informative and fascinating, cheap to enter and the views are breath taking. The viewing area is almost as high as the top...More

Thank markyboy100
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We walked across the Harbour Bridge and decided to take the Pylon tour. It was $15.00 each or $10.00 for pensioners. There are a lot of stairs but it is not difficult and they are several levels and plenty of places to stop and rest....More

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15 July 2018|
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Response from peterh98765 | Reviewed this property |
The 200 steps are not high steps and there are 3 levels, so she won't have to walk all of them at once. There is no lift, unfortunately. Plenty of seating once outside. You need to factor in also the steps needed to get to... More
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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Response from SamMitra | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can; it isn’t scary at all!