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Port Jackson

Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #104 of 291 attractions in Sydney
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Brisbane, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We recently cruised from Sydney and it was well worth the effort of getting out of bed at 4am to see the ship sail in through the heads at dawn. Absolutely magical experience. If you are ever on a cruise ship coming in here, make it your business to see it - it was far more magical arriving than it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Combine San Francisco Harbour..Hong Kong Harbour.. Acapulco...Puerto Montt... Glasgow Harbour...The Hudson River..Genoa. and you get Port Jackson in one bundle. Interlaced with reliable ferry services...good swimming .. great fishing..incredible sailing...myriads of eating spots.. and friendly Aussie faces. You do not have to spend a lot of money to experience the best things in life. Visit the land of Oz but... More

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Sydney, Australia
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Captain Phillip got it right. What a place to found one of the world's most outstanding cities!! Port Jackson (aka Sydney Harbour) is, geologically speaking, a flooded valley. The landform was at one time a sandstone-based plateau. Over time, water eroded a canyon. Then the plateau dropped and the sea flooded in. The world's greatest natural harbour was created. Port... More

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