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Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

No time for a bridge climb so bought a ticket for a Pylon climb instead. It was only $15 and given the interesting info gleaned and the great view (NSEW) it was money well spent. I should add that while it’s not a difficult climb,...More

Thank PANTHER029
Reviewed 1 week ago

I received the ticket for this from the Bridgeclimb which I had done a few days before. You do have to climb about 250 steps but it is well worth it when you get to the top for the panoramic view over Sydney. You get...More

Thank ChrWal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good safety talk and equipment so you can never fall off the bridge. Very windy on our day so not all photos were good. Very expensive if you want to book for the whole family. The experience was great but thought the price was too...More

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely views of Sydney harbour, the museum has interesting information on how the bridge was built, its very fascinating.

Thank Shaida H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great inclusion in a day out in Sydney. Just a short walk through the historic rocks area. The Pylon look out does include a lot of steps but they are internal , wide staircases and have supportive handrails. The experience also includes a museum...More

Thank marybP7916RG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe not a hidden secret to all but we have lived in Sydney for years and thought the only way to "climb" the harbour bridge was to pay $$$$. This is a must do, great value at $10 child / student $15 an adult. We...More

Thank V1415
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pylon Lookout offers the opportunity to see Sydney and beyond without climbing the bridge. Location: The Rocks, up many stairs. Ammenities: 360degree views of Sydney from 90m up. A $15 fee to climb to the lookout via internal stairs. Information on the construction and...More

Thank AlextheGrate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At $15, why wouldn’t you. It’s only a couple of hundred steps to the top and you get similar views as the Bridge climb for $300-$400+. On top of the pylon you can at least use your own camera or phone, stay as long as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good museum with information about the Harbour Bridge but please note it is a walk up 200 steps each way.

Thank trencherman_10
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We stopped here to view the Sydney Opera House and harbour. It is a perfect area to take pictures with the opera house in the background. This area is just beautiful! On the other side is a view of the ships in harbour.

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15 July 2018|
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Response from Peter H | 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
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Victoria C
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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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Response from SamMitra | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can; it isn’t scary at all!
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