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Sydney Harbour

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
61 2 9240 8500
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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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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Worth planning a couple if trips to see Taronga Zoo and an evening dinner cruise. Avoid peak hour traffic.

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Sydney, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
64 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

A stunning harbour and the Opera House is one of her crowns. Yo can visit inside but to be honest it's a pleasure just looking at this architectural feat. Stop at one of the great bars around and soak up the view of the harbour bridge and circular quay. If you have a picnic ead not the Botanical Gardens for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

a must visit when you happen to be in NSW. Sydney is a place to spend a couple of days without getting bored. Especially the "Rocks" with all the possibilities of restaurants, bars and nightlife.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We usually see the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge on TV or magazines. They already look awesome. But when you are there and you see them both for real, it simply breathtaking. Really an icon/symbol of Australia.

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Perth, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is a fun but relaxed area to enjoy good food and good wine. Can see the opera house and bridge. Short walk to the rocks.

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Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I travelled over this bridge both by car and by foot many times in the past. On this occasion I chose to admire it from afar. Along with the Opera House, it is one of those must see places in Sydney.

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Lorton, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Was under construction. We didn't get to see the whole opera house and I think the front would have been great.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I was on my list on my first day in Sydney and it's breathtaking. One can easily spend half a day strolling around to enjoy the spectacular view. You must experience both the day and night,both are magnificent!I have been places and must admit Sydney Harbour is unrivalled for it's beauty and splendour.See it from the water it's beautiful too... More

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Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Although pictures of the harbour are broadcast across the world, it is impossible to really understand its beauty until you see it with your own eyes. As the icon of Australia, it is not to be missed!

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Singapore, Singapore
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349 reviews 349 reviews
143 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is a must visit place. Think we went there more than ten times during our two weeks holiday. There's also the iconic opera house.

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