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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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Reviewed today via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed an afternoon lunch cruise with Fusion Cruises. Enjoyed the meal, but the real star of the experience has to be the sights.

1  Thank Savage93
Reviewed yesterday

We took the afternoon whale watching cruise and saw 5 whales just out from the heads. Totally awesome.

1  Thank jenpickard
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A good place to wander around. Plenty of cafes, restaurants and people to look at. Not noticeably more expensive than the rest of Sydney and easy access to anywhere else

1  Thank Janis G
Reviewed yesterday

RAINED. But that didn't stop us enjoying our whole week. There was so much to see and do the weather had little bearing on our enjoyment of this wonderful place. Mostly we stayed around Darling Harbour..

1  Thank SusanT3120
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tried to see the whales, but they were not out. The tour company was kind enough to give us a re do voucher. Very choppy, so take the medicine, even if you don't usually get sea sick. About 80 % of the boat got sick.

1  Thank MelodyTher5370
Reviewed yesterday

The beautiful harbour is definitely worth spending some time :) Opera house and Harbour Bridge nearby are awesome!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is lots to see from Sea World, Madam Tussauds, the ARN museum, plus countless biat trips, whale watching and numerous bars. Fine dining from seafood, Italian and racks of ribs are on offer, but hreat food does come at a high price! Buyer beware,...More

Thank AlistairNWN
Reviewed yesterday

I just crossed another thing off my bucket list. We flew to Sydney to see Evita starring Tina Arena. The Opera House is beautiful from the outside but even better inside. Standing at the top of the staircase of the largest sail looking out across...More

Thank lorraineinaus
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was most impressive seeing the highlights all at once from such a hight the bridge, opera house, darling harbour, Luna park and just the beauty of the harbour.

Thank Rodney W
Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to view this harbour for sure - as it might be one of the most beautiful harbours across the world - with so many picture opportunities. Take the boat for the best views and experience

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Karen B
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Jeff R | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure what your question is ? Are you looking for a website about the Harbour ? The HTML characters you are asking about I can’t help you with , speak to a computer guy . Jeff
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Lindy N
November 20, 2017|
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Response from Rodney W | Reviewed this property |
You can get on cruises pretty quickly as there are a fair few operating with some having shows etc We have been a few times and easy to get on might wait for 30 min to hour. The ferry is also another way of seeing lots of... More
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Gwen_chua
November 2, 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I would walk beyond the ocean liner berths to under the Harbour Bridge. Great views, especially early morning, when the angle of the sun gives great lighting.
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