Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney

Categories: Observation Decks, Lookouts, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
From the top of the southeast pylon on Sydney Harbour Bridge--87 m (285 ft) above sea level--you have panoramic views of Sydney, the Opera House, and the bridge itself. As you climb the 200 stairs, learn about the bridge’s construction and the workers who built it from informational plaques, exhibitions, and old footage spread over several levels inside the pylon. Interestingly, while providing some support, Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, with its granite façade, is mostly decorative. Make Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge a centerpiece of your Sydney vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Sydney itinerary builder.
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  • Many reviews I read that this is a MUST visit place to see the spectacular Sydney Opera House. To my disappointment, you can eliminate this especially if you have the Harbour Ferry in your itinerary. ...  read more »
  • I always thought that it would be cool to climb the bridge until I found out how much it was going to cost me! After that I found out about the Pylon Lookout, and I have to say, I'm not even intereste...  read more »
  • Despite living in Sydney for decades, we finally got around to walking across the 'coat hanger', as it is affectionately known, from North Sydney through Kirribilli to head off to the South Pylon. Hav...  read more »
  • Great location to take the whole city in. The 200 steps (as stated on info) is really not as scary as it sound. Spectacular view to show the city off to the visitors or even just to take a moment. Entry fee applies
  • If you arent up for a bridge climb this this is a great alternative. Plus you learn about some of the history surrounding the bridge
  • This is yet another bridge where the scenery is stunning. You cann walk cross the bridge and slowly appreciate the view of such a beautiful scenery. Definitely worth the trip! The admission ain't free it's roughly around $13
  • Awesome 360 degree views from the harbour bridge all at a very reasonable price. Well worth a visit when in Sydney. Some interesting reading on the history of the bridge to supplement your visit.
  • A must visit vantage point for all visitors! Instead of spending a lot of money on the Bridge climb, this is a much cheaper alternative while the view is just as spectacular!
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