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Sydney Harbour

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
61 2 9240 8500
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Ranked #1 of 291 attractions in Sydney
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Motor-boating, Scuba diving, Sailing, Fishing
Description: Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this harbor, which is considered one of the world's most beautiful.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

get the train to Milsons Point and walk back over the bridge. Great views of the harbour and town. You can also see the cruise ships sail out.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

As a former ship's officer I can say that this is one of the most attractive harbours I have seen. Arriving from the sea between the Heads you see spectacular cliffs and parkland there. Further in you see interesting harbourside houses and little bays with sailing boats and seaplane landing area. Then as you round a curve in the shoreline... More

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Wembdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Iconic and spectacular-dont pay for expensive tours just get the ferry to manly and you will see the best bits

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Loved the ambience, great transport services at Circular Quay, but the Wharves need to be re-fitted, they are getting a bit worn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We took a Cruise form Auckland on the Queen Elizabeth to Brisbane, staying over night in Sydney Harbour. From our balcony we had just the perfect view on the Sydney Opera house. Just fantastic in the day and night. happy travellers going in and out of Circular Key going all over the harbour to their destinations. Sydney harbour is buzzing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I can't wait to come back with my Girlfriend! the weather was perfect for a day on the ferry to Manly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Walk around the harbour, under the harbour bridge to the Opera House, take a ferry up river to Parramatta or towards the sea at Watsons Bay or across to Manly. Walk across (or climb) the harbour bridge for fabulous views and look at the working side of the harbour from the Observatory.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Life in Sydney revolves around the harbour and most reviews concentrate on being on the harbour - as an avid runner I believe the best way to experience the harbour is running or walking alongside it on the numerous magnificent tracks e.g. Northside: Spit to Manly; Sydney Harbour National Park; Cremorne Point; Kirribilli; Lavendar Bay. Southside: South head walk; Camp... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views, lots of places to wander and great food. A great, if somewhat obvious, must-see location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Ferries provide an economical way to see the city from the water, and it's fun to see the giant cruise ships that come and go from this busy harbour.

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