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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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Iconic views of an amazing city

Must be rightly top of everyone's list for the first day of a visit to Sydney - Circular Quay metro station. We moved around on the metro, which is a brilliant system - get an... read more

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must be rightly top of everyone's list for the first day of a visit to Sydney - Circular Quay metro station. We moved around on the metro, which is a brilliant system - get an Opal card for free at the airport, charge it with some $ and can travel anywhere at great value with capped daily maximum charge. Works... More 

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

View is breathtaking and perfect for photo ops! Beautiful water and perfect place for strolling and people watching!

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Nottingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

From The Rocks, Circular Quay, The Opera House and Bridge round to the Botanic Gardens, this is a truly beautiful place to visit.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I though visiting the Opera House and the area would be a highlight in my trip, but sadly it's just one of those mundane tourist spots, you can't even get a proper sunset there.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 2 hours touring Sydney Harbour and the surrounding bays. Very informative and worth the time. Have your cameras ready for the final tun before going back to port. Awesome views of the bridge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We toured the Sydney Harbour via Ferry during Vivid Lights! SPECTACULAR! All the bright lights and colors was amazing! The art work projected onto buildings was pretty cool too (even the opera house). I loved this part of Sydney!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The harbour offers so much,lots of bars,restuarants and just a lazy stroll with a beautiful atmosphere.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can now see why this harbour is so highly rated. Absolutely beautiful i have been to a lot of harbours in the world and this is definatley up there in the top 10.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second time to Sydney. We had to revisit Sydney Harbor and it did not fail us at all. It is spectacular!

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Godfrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Harbour is not only the most beautiful Harbour in the World, it is functional, efficient, and a cost effective. Enjoy the views, the activity, the convenience and friendly Ferry staff who are so helpful and friendly.

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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.
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