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Pylon Lookout Climb

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Amazing views of the opera house and people doing the bridge climb. After this cross the bridge on... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
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Excellent views and SO much cheaper than Bridgeclimb

Costs just $15 to climb the pylon closest to Circular Quay. Take the bridge stairs on Cumberland... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
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22 Jun 2018
“Read this for itinerary...”
25 Apr 2018
“Excellent views and SO much cheaper than Bridgeclimb”
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing views of the opera house and people doing the bridge climb. After this cross the bridge on foot to Milsons Point for more good pictures, then take the boat to Opera house.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

For $15/pax, it was a good opportunity to see the bridge up close as well as the beautiful view of the city and opera house.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Costs just $15 to climb the pylon closest to Circular Quay. Take the bridge stairs on Cumberland Street to the footpath that crosses the bridge - it is a short walk to the first pylon, about 500 metres. There are 200 steps up to the...More

Thank Walkingwombles
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is a great alternative to the climbing the bridge. My hubby climbed the bridge and I used his free ticket to climb the pylon and watch him ascend. It is an easy climb. There are restrooms and a small gift shop mid level.

Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

$15 well spent. The montages on the stairwells depict succinctly the history of the bridge. Like the Golden Gate Bridge, this was a feat of human ingenuity, perseverance and commitment. When you reach the pylon viewing area you appreciate the scale of the achievement. The...More

Thank Xante
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great way to view this awesome harbor! Easy walk up the bridge and the climb can be done by anyone with a basic level of fitness. You get a great view also of the people doing the bridge climb(we did that also).

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

If you don't want to spend that much money to do the Bridge climb at least do the Pylon! It offers you an exhibition about the history of Harbour Bridge and afterwards an amazing 360° view above Sydney harbour. Very amazing and there is no...More

1  Thank Susanne M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you haven't got time to do the bridge climb or cannot afford a climb you have to do this, next best thing and so cheap. Over 3 levels, approx 200 steps in total, with exhibitions on each level and then the outside area for...More

Thank Lesley C
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