6 Tips for Enjoying Sydney Harbour This Summer

6 Tips for Enjoying Sydney Harbour This Summer

Enjoying Sydney Harbour in the summer is a rite of passage, whether you’re a born and bred Aussie or an out-of-towner looking for a fun experience. The Sydney Harbour Bridge can be explored in a lot of ways. An iconic landmark, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is the world’s largest steel arch bridge, dubbed affectionately the Coathanger by the people of Sydney. Here are a few ways you can enjoy the beautiful structure.

Take a Walk

Sydney Harbour Bridge has a number of walking and cycling paths all across it. On the bridge’s eastern side, you’ll find the bridge walk. There are stairs next to the pedestrian crossing that lead to this bridge walk. As you walk along, you will find the south-eastern Pylon Lookout, which provides a breathtaking panorama, as well as an intriguing exhibition right on the bridge.

Cycle Around

On the bridge’s western side, you will find the cycle way. You can either be part of one of the many guided tours across the bridge with operators like Bonza Bike Tours, Bluebananas and Bikebuffs or, you can simply hire a bicycle from one of the many locations they’re available in the city.

Climb to the top

For an incredibly memorable experience, climb the bridge! Go on a Bridge Climb Sydney tour to get to the top of the arch for unparalleled 360 degree views. You’ll be able to see the entire city from atop the tall structure.

Take the ferry

Or have another unforgettable experience courtesy of a ferry from Circular Quay to go past the bridge. You could also take the ferry underneath the bridge to Luna Park, Parramatta or Darling Harbour. Alternatively, you could take a harbor cruise or a sailing tour, or even a guided kayak tour.

Get a private charter

For guests hoping to get a private and customized tour of on of the most spectacular harbours in the world, Sydney Harbour, www.sydneyprincesscruises.com.au offers amazing harbour cruise charters. From the amazing Sydney Opera House, Manly Beach, Fort Denison or Goat Island, Sydney Harbour offers amazing views and photographic opportunities. With informative and friendly local guides giving you insight into the major attractions as well as the more secretive locations.

Take a Water Taxi

Established in 1999 to serve the people of Sydney as well as its visitors, Aussie Water Taxis now has some of the largest water taxi fleets in Sydney, although it currently operates under the name Yellow Water Taxis. Aussie Water Taxis will get you not only to the Harbour Bridge, but also to the famous Taronga Zoo, the Opera House, as well as Luna Park among others in style, ease and comfort. Every day, Harbour Tours run regularly from Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and feature every one of Sydney’s famous landmarks along with photo ops and commentary from experts. No matter how large your party, they can cater for you and your guests from any boat, jetty or wharf on Sydney Harbour.

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