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Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Address: Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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I definitely recommend coming up here. It's quite a quick excursion. I think I only spent 30min here but it was good to see the city and learn some history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I definitely recommend coming up here. It's quite a quick excursion. I think I only spent 30min here but it was good to see the city and learn some history.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The views were great and the cost minimal compared to the bridge climb. The short film was interesting. Worth the climb.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a tour one can do independently or it is included (at a time of your choosing within 30 days) if you do a Bridge Climb. Regardless, it is well worth doing. There is a great explanatory museum of the history of the bridge along with some artifacts to review prior to climbing up. Once you arrive, be prepared... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I did a shoot for a calendar for my relatives and friends last year and decided to go up here and take some shots. It is worth every step up there and does not cost a fortune, just a bit of exercise.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Why spend $100's on the bridge walk when you can go up here, this is an awesome lookout over the city and harbour. Maybe not as high as the main walk but for the price it is brilliant. It can be a little hard to find if walking from the Rocks. But there is a set of stairs that take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

cheaper alternative to the bridge walk, and not as high, but still good views. nice museum inside that gives you the historical context for the bridge. I would say this and views from a ferry are nice as a part of sydney harbour and opera house portfolio...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Climbed the pylon lookout. Amazing views of Sydney . Also a museum inside very interesting . Lots of history , pictures artefacts & souvenirs available .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Its very convenient if you have kids who would like to have a look at the Sydney Harbour from the top ( well almost the top ) or if you are looking something less expensive compared to the Bridge Climb ! Pick a perfect day and up you go ..200 stairs and voila ! Its 360 degree view of Sydney... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Located in the south-east pylon of the Harbour Bridge, the Pylon Lookout can be reached from Milsons Point/Kirrinbilli, The Rocks or the Cahill Walk. We took the glass lift (not well marked, but behind the palm trees to the right after you leave the train station) up to the Cahill Walk from Circular Quay - it is also accessible via... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

After doing the Bridge Climb, we got tickets for the Pylon Lookout. Since you can't take cameras on the bridge climb, it was great to go to the Pylon and take amazing photos of Sydney Harbour and the bridge. The climb to the top is fairly easy and well worth it for the great views. The history of the bridge... More 

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