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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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Beautiful with lots of lovely views, good people watching, cafes and restaurants. Live music at night. Good day and night for all ages.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful with lots of lovely views, good people watching, cafes and restaurants. Live music at night. Good day and night for all ages.

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the most beautiful harbours in the world - surely! Take a ride on a Sydney ferry or one of the more upmarket luncheon cruises for superb views.can do it cheaply or more extravagantly! Our group's 1.5 hrs cruise on Sydney Harbpur was on board the luxurious John Cadman for a seafood buffet lunch - wonderful. View the Opera... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When i went there was some construction but it wasn't too noisy or in the way. Even on a cloudy day the bridge looked amazing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had booked a couple of cruises that depart from the Sydney Harbour so chose to stay in one of the hotels nearby. We walked everywhere and enjoyed looking at all the boats/ships moored alongside the harbour. Great restaurants all along the promenade, and ambience at night was great. It is so central we walked to the Syd Fish Market... More 

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Canberra, ACT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sydney Harbour is just a great place to walk around and enjoy the lovely view, the people and all the happenings. It always makes me feel so lucky to be alive, just walking around this beautiful area enjoying the sights and sounds. There is so much happening, tourists enjoying Sydney and taking photos, families out and about, buskers adding to... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was just like what i have seen on TV. I was no disappointed with the sights or how things were around the arbour

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The tour itself wasn't very informative. The vantage point to take pictures of the Opera house, harbour bridge and other iconic landmarks priceless!!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sydney Harbour is a beautiful harbour repurposing older buildings and lots of eating, street entertaining, and cruises/ferry services in day.

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Thank 1debsmith
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place to visit! Lots of great food, shopping and history. Wear comfy shoes!!! Great walking town. Count your charges at the ferry food shops. I think we were taken advantage of as we were in a rush to catch ferry...after adding up our purchase, I'm pretty sure her math was fuzzy! Also, leave lots of time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This Harbour is really cool! A lot to do in area with places to eat. The bridge and opera house are right there as well making for great pictures

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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.