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Observatory Hill

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Watsons Road | Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Observatory Hill is the place for the view of Sydney harbour without the crowd. A pleasant stroll from the Rocks is very rewarding.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I was staying close to here in The Rocks region of Sydney. Went up the hill to do some night photography of the bridge. Some very good views.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This little observatory offers a great view of the harbor. It also has a nice little park which is nice to sit on whilst looking out at the harbor

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AlexBTraveler
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Seeing of the clear panoramic views around the Observatory Hill is weather dependent. With a beautiful clear summer sky the views and grounds were lovely. Therefore it is a great photography area if whether God favours you. With friends, we saw very clear views onto...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A nice walk, a good spot for a date and picnic. View of high profile park of Barangaroo, and many bays. Excellent views for Vivid Sydney season. Many garden benches and lawn space. Bring a book or picnic rug for a siesta and grab some...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 839eh
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just a short walk thru The Rock, you will be on the hilltop overlooking Sydney habour in panoramic view. A little away from CBD, breathe the fresh air here. The best time to visit is around 5pm until dusk as there is a warm sunlight...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I love this place. As the name suggests, it's on a hill with a magic view of the Bridge, Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour. It's a favourite spot for photographers. Bring some lunch, sit on a park bench and drink in the beautiful surroundings....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank AussieRockChick
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit. Natalie was a brilliant guide. I looked through the telescope and saw Venus, which was awesome. Then, she showed me the sun as the telescope has a special solar lens. Wow! Natalie was a wealth of information. She explained so...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank louiekel
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of history on a hill that made a huge difference in the lives of sailors and their sailing ships. Interesting museum with nice guides and a chance to take a short tour of the planetarium.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank donaldj49
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

While you're in Sydney and the Harbour area walk up the Observatory Hill. You'll have a nice view over the city, the water and it's a good spot to sit on a bench an read a book or just enjoy the view...

Date of experience: February 2017
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