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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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Stunning!

Stunning place, takes your breath away having only seen it in pictures. Take the ferry from Darling Harbour below the Harbour bridge to Circular Quay right at the Opera House

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were in Sydney Harbour during the school holidays. Even though it's winter it was still fairly busy but not over the top. There are many places to eat along the waterfront and great views of the Harbour. Circular Quay train station has a great view to capture the bridge and Opera House.

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning place, takes your breath away having only seen it in pictures. Take the ferry from Darling Harbour below the Harbour bridge to Circular Quay right at the Opera House

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

Just gorgeous. Period. We are very blessed to live close by so we can look out to the Harbour all the time. Never get bored looking at the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Love the fireworks. Love jogging around. Love people watching. Love the boats and ferries and cruise ships. Love the endless activities and events. Love the (typically)... More 

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Thank Julie W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Harbor, or Circular Key, is quite a large area with many points of interest such as the Harbor Bridge and Opera House. Just people watching is quite interesting.

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Thank Ingela1966
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a ferry ride on the Sydney Harbour it was wonderful to check it out very calm waters. Great thing to do with the family.

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Thank Toni B
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No better place to be on a beautiful summer's day!! I'm a Sydneysider and never tire of the view. Perfection!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here twice on my recent Sydney getaway. First time was late afternoon/early evening after strolling through the lovely Botanic Gardens an along the riverfront. Magical as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge started to light up. Gets pretty crowded at night. Lots of eateries and plea ty og Pokemon hunters. Second time was early morning by public transport. So... More 

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Thank Jane C
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The harbour is full of positive energy and great restaurants and views. Have tried different places to eat and have never been disappointed except when my meal was finished. Always want more.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sydney Harbor is gorgeous. We do not come from a seaside area so the Harbour is much more meaningful to us. The area is great for lingering, has great restaurants and ample shopping.

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Thank Tom P
Torquay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sydney Harbour has so much to offer. It is jam packed full of things to do, see, visit, eat, drink, travel on, stay at, be thrilled by, share in, try, have an adventure with...I could go on and on. Don't miss it...actually a bit hard to do as it is so darn big!!!

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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.