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Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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All reviews harbour bridge cheaper alternative worth the climb opera house cumberland street climb the stairs small museum short film degree view per adult interesting information pedestrian walkway well worth the effort walk up views are spectacular take your time take photos
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very interesting visit. Great views and the stories of the construction were fascinating. Highly recommend, although lots of steps!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mplsman2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic 360 view of the splendid harbour. Fun watching a massive cruise liner dock. Good display showing how the bridge was built. Not that easy to take good selfies but other pics were great.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mikeyjhen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great views of the harbour and the bridge. I didn't see a lift so be prepared for stairs. You enter from the pedestrian part of the bridge.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank julianp-uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lookout is definitely worth going to while you’re in Sydney! You’ll get a really incredible view of the harbour and the bridge climbers while you are up there. Plenty of opportunities to take scenic pictures!

Date of experience: January 2019
7  Thank PillowPopper
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great view of the Harbour, but a significant number of steps to get there. Good photo opportunities, but due to the layout of the viewing platform, not easy to get a good picture involving people except for selfies

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Runar N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had about an hour before we had to leave for our flight and decided to do this, it was definitely worth it. The views from the top are amazing! You can see the whole city! If we had more time it would have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Leah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a friend visiting from the states so we decided to take a trip up to the Pylon lookout and the view was absolutely worth the stairs. This lookout is $15 entry and offers 360 degree views of the harbour and a small exhibit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kelis89
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The entrance to small museum in the pylon is included in the ticket for the bridge climb and give you an additional information and perspective about the building of the bridge. Here you have all the time to enjoy the view and learn more about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed December 11, 2018

A great little museum. Quick and easy way to get up close to the bridge and ideal if you want great views of the harbour and to learn about the history of the bridge. It’s excellent value for money. A good place to go if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rachel A
Reviewed December 6, 2018

The displays could use an update, but the information about the bridge and its construction are very interesting! The views at the top are worth the climb as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sue M
December 28, 2018|
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Response from Debra D | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are, but you have to walk a few flights of stairs to get to them
July 14, 2018|
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Response from peter2780 | Reviewed this property |
The 200 steps are not high steps and there are 3 levels, so she won't have to walk all of them at once. There is no lift, unfortunately. Plenty of seating once outside. You need to factor in also the steps needed to get to... More
February 27, 2018|
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Response from Menno007 | Reviewed this property |
No need to buy tickets in advance, it’s usually not that busy. If you’re planning on doing the Bridgeclimb aswell, they’ll give you complimentary pylon entrance tickets. If I remember correctly the fee is about 15$ each... More
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