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Sydney Harbour

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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Secluded beaches, quiet coves and soaring headlands predominate this harbor, which is considered one of the world's most beautiful.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5,111 - 5,120 of 14,878 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This watery haven has more to it than the spectacular views of the famous bridge and the awesome Opera House, secrets that only a local can tell you about. Take a ferry from Circular Quay to Kirrabilli and walk along the edge of the harbour...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Hired a car service to drive all the way around the harbor, it's quite large and varied and the mouth of the harbor out into the Tasmanian Sea is stunning. The cliffs at the opening are extremely picturesque

Thank BusinessTravel1856
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Doesn't matter where you go in Sydney city there is just so much to do and see. Fantastic restaurants fantastic scenery great for families couples. We never get sick of the city is just so beautiful

Thank Venessa H
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Anyone who visits Sydney must put this at the top of their to do list. The Sydney Harbour is one of a kind, the beauty never ends! Catch a ferry, take a jet boat ride or simply just walk around Circular Quay or the Opera...More

Thank jessicatheexplorer
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The harbour is the Welcome not only to Sydney but to Australia. With the blue sky as the back drop and arches and the opera house and the botanical gardens all at this one place. Oh did i forget to mention the wonderful restaurants all...More

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Best way to travel across Sydney no red lights ,no traffic ,tranquil views .from circular quay to manly from anywhere in the north shore to the city including parramatta

Thank Mickeygian
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have lived in Sydney all my life and if i am on the harbour in a boat or ferry or flying overhead in a plane from a long flight, Sydney Harbour is the prettiest harbour either day or night and gives me a sense...More

Thank Gaye J
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This must be one of the best walks in the world! It requires average fitness as there are a few ups and downs but it's worth every step. It's 8 km of the most stunning harbour views through superb bushland. There lots of opportunities for...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Walking along darling harbour is very relaxing. The area always offer a lot of choices for us. You can go to visit the fair which they usually have once in a while or sitting on the wharf area enjoying the sea and having light meals...More

Thank Wiwin R
Reviewed 17 February 2016

A beautiful harbour to rival any in the world. View it from the bridge, the surrounding shore, from a ferry of high up from the city buildings. It is truly breathtaking and if the sun is out, spectacular.

Thank madonnajones
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Ad7860
28 December 2016|
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Response from mgsnorwich | Reviewed this property |
1. Visa. Can be done instantly on line, free of charge from the official Australian government web site. Be careful, there are several unofficial sites which will do this for you at a cost of anything up to £60. 2. Trip... More
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ilovetotravel15622
11 October 2016|
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Response from mereytan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I stayed with a fren in Sydney so I can't recommend. Frankly, I think there s no need to stay near the Barbour to enjoy the activities around it as Sydney has a good transportation network
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Billy H
9 September 2016|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
There's a nudist beach at Watsons Bay, next to Sydney Heads. Not sure how legal it is, but it's been there for years.
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