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Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge
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$124.61*
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Sydney BridgeClimb
Ranked #18 of 488 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 25, 2014

We went to the Pylon Lookout (AUD13 per person) instead of the Bridge Climb which would have cost us AUD$248. The views from this Pylon is just as great as from the top of the bridge (in our opinion), very breathtaking and it does provide a 360 degree view.The 200 steps is a much more easy tackle than the bridge climb. It suits people at every fitness level.

Unfortunately, the ticket counter cashier for that day was not interested in the guests that were there. We greeted him to deaf ears, he was more interested in "surfing the internet"

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Reviewed April 24, 2014

Looked into climbing the Bridge for our family of four would have taken 4 hours and cost over $800 so instead for under $50 we went up the pylon.
Yep given not as high as the top of the Bridge but really not worth the extra money once you have seen the views from the top of the pylon. Spectacular 360 degree views of the harbour and some of the best are looking down the road along the Bridge.
Movie introduction to give you a breif histroy of the Bridge and plenty of information for even the most avid history buffs.
Good old souvenir shop selling the same old stuff.
Give yourselves an hour to fully appreciate the pylon then continue to walk across the Bridge at great way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Grant S
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

Don't bother with the bridge climb at 245 AUD plus 80 AUD for photo pack. Climb up 200 steps for 13 AUD to top of the Pylon Lookout and get 360 degree view of Sydney Harbour nearly at same level as top of bridge and take your own photos. Value for money and you don't need to be breathalysed, spend half a day on safety briefing and wear a dodgy boiler suit

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Reviewed April 23, 2014

cost us $50 for 2 adults and 4 children (one was free as under 5) it was a great experience for the kids, lots of interesting facts about the bridge and the view at the top is almost as good as the view at the top of the bridge. :)

2  Thank Paula M
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Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

The adventurous "must do" bridgeclimb at AUD249 per person for a family of 5 is incredibly expensive, and it would cost over AUD1,000. We therefore opt for this cheaper alternative at AUD48 for the entire family, including a five-year-old. The climb was a little sweaty and was well worth it. Great 360 views, good education on some history, and overall very enjoyable. I highly recommend this.

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