If you are visiting Sydney and not afraid of heights, you should take the opportunity to climb atop the iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge. Also known as the Coathanger after its arch based design, the bridge is the largest steel arch bridge in the world, and one of the most photographed landmarks in the country.
As you start your climb, an experience which began in 1998, you will be guided and told about the history of the bridge by your climb leader. You can choose from any one of the four climbs each day, with each climb offering different views at different times of the day.
As you make your way through the catwalks and the ladders and reach the summit, which is 134 m above the sea level, you will be stunned by the breathtaking view of one of the most famous harbours in the world. You get amazing 360 degree panoramic views of the beautiful city, including the legendary Sydney Opera House. One of the best times to climb the bridge is at evening twilight when the sun is setting and the city is starting to sparkle with lights.
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Where to find the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bridge Climb Sydney, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney NSW, Australia
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