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Sydney Harbour

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9240 8500
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Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this...

Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this harbor, which is considered one of the world's most beautiful.

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Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour

Beautiful day out, so many things to see and do, great tourist pics, and many optional activities, both free and with cost. Art museum, ferries, Opera House, Botanical gardens all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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248 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took the family to see the harbour and to dos some shopping in the harbour. Lots to see, the musicians, buskers and the shops all alive and people happy. walked round the harbour did not climb the bridge went to opera house and park. A little windy but pleasant. enjoyed some snack these were a bit pricy but delicious.... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful day out, so many things to see and do, great tourist pics, and many optional activities, both free and with cost. Art museum, ferries, Opera House, Botanical gardens all nearby. A great variety of foods and treats for every budget, do as little or as much as you feel like. Train, ferries, buses all forms of transport available. Don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This city is magical on it's own. So of course everything is great to see, even the people are amazing here. Walking around and seeing all the sites is great and you can't go wrong with anything that you see.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This a must-do in Sydney. It is a lot better with nice weather as you can visit the near-by park at the same time.

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Thank Mika P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What would you expect to find (in a postcard picture) , you did. Love the vibe and excitement of the daily activities around the harbour.

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Thank L S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can I say, it's Sydney harbour overlooking the port and ships, and of course the most iconic building of all time: The Sydney opera house. Take a walk, a boat ride, cycling, a quick jog along the harbour....... whatever you choose to do, it is an experience you will cherish for a very long time.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always worth the visit whether your a first time sydney goer or just a local who is looking for a day of relaxation amoung beautiful scenery

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Surely Sydney Harbour is Sydney. It figures in almost every photo collection, personal or promotional. The sun doesn't always shine, but the water does tend to reflect all the lights by day and by night. The ferries are a constant entertainment, watching them or riding on them. Whether a local or a visitor, only the most "jaundiced with life" would... More 

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Mernda, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful time we spend sharing this experience with our three children. They loved every minute of it. and so did we.

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Thank MaraMelbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful weather and great company make the Harbour so inviting. Cruising on a ferry makes it even more so

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.