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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 12, 2005

My wife and I took the 2.5 hour afternoon Harbor Cruise offered by the Sydney Ferries. The cruise was nice, and had some stunning views, but we felt it was a bit too long for us out-of-towners. If I had to do it again, I...More

34  Thank berkeleydude
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 3, 2012

Transportation hub for ferries, trains & buses & restaurants galore; Recommend Multi-Pass (purchase after 4:00p gives you additional 18 hrs) to save some money if using the excellent transportation system

11  Thank Dianne G
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good way to see the harbor but it was ho-hum. We sat outside where the audio from the recording would fade in and out. We were lucky to strike up a conversation with other folks from the USA who had been in Sydney four days...More

Thank Qo120
Reviewed yesterday

really great way to have a quick tour of the harbour - you can hop off at Circular Quay and hop back on for one price - or just do one way or just round trip. The guide (Tim - needs more licorice!) was super...More

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed yesterday

Sydney harbour is what makes Sydney such a wonderful place, though it also is the reason for the high priced real estate and the traffic chaos caused by all of the bays and inlets that create an "interesting" road network.

Thank Barnycanbill
Reviewed yesterday

We did the two hour morning tour with Captain Cook and felt it was plenty of time to relax and enjoy the views, etc. No need to pay for premium tickets, as you'll be holding a glass of champagne, trying to take photos at the...More

Thank Big88Daddy
Reviewed yesterday

This is a true Aussie icon that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. Picture perfect postcard moments everywhere, with the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, the Heads, a myriad of beautiful beaches/bays/cliffs/islands and so much more. Hundreds of boats of all types...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun, busy and picturesque! Great to wander and shop, eat and drink. Stunning views. Place to catch ferries too. Trains come in here too as do cruise liners. Cafes, shops, everywhere. Sydney Opra house here and views of the bridge.

Thank Helvellyn2009
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Harbour was superb over winter with the full sunshine but tolerable temperatures rendering the walks and promenades ideal. There was so much to see and to do, particularly on the Opera House to Woollomoolloo pedestrian walkway!

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sydney harbour, like Hong Kong harbour, is not to be missed. Unlike Hong Kong there is more sport happening with little yachts defying at times strong winds. There are historical naval and other features, grand house, as well as some unspoilt nature. If you come...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I might be biased, but I don’t think so. Make sure that you take at least one boat trip, even if it’s the ferry to Manly. Enough said.

Thank texanaussie
Reviewed 4 days ago

What can I say? Everything you've ever been told about Sydney Harbour is true. It's simply gorgeous and photos can never do it justice. We did a dinner cruise on the harbour and that's a great way to see it (although do it when you...More

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Matthew M
November 12, 2018|
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Response from kennethl426 | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking about New Years Eve, then even the locals line up the day before in the parks around the harbour. You might be better off in a hotel that has a good view of the bridge, but book your room now!
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Karen B
August 9, 2018|
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Response from 865jeffr | 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 rodneyw326 | 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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