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  • Location:Sydney, Australia
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney BridgeClimb

When your cruise ship docks in Sydney, go ashore for the experience of a lifetime: climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Follow your experienced guide up the walkway on the outer arches of the bridge, soaking in panoramic views of the city around you. Enjoy great photo ops from the summit, which sits at 440 feet (134 meters). Learn about the iconic bridge’s history and savor the accomplishment of completing your 3.5-hour BridgeClimb. Choose either the daytime or nighttime option for the once-in-a-lifetime climb.


  • Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb
  • Enjoy a 3.5-hour climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge -- the ultimate Sydney experience!
  • Admire spectacular views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House and the Blue Mountains
  • Tour led by a professional climb leader
  • Each climb limited to 14 people, ensuring a safer, more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney BridgeClimb

Sydney BridgeClimb

Begin your BridgeClimb experience at the Sydney Harbour Bridge Visitors Centre. Your guide meets you after check-in and provides a thorough safety briefing. Next, slip the protective BridgeSuit over your clothes and you're ready to go.

Your climbing group has a maximum of 14 people, which allows for customized attention from your professional guide. Once you are securely clipped into the safety line, follow your guide on the steady incline that takes you along catwalks, ladders and arches of the bridge until you reach the summit.

Enjoy some time at the summit, 440 feet (134 meters) above ground level, to take in the sights and pose for photos taken by your guide, who also stops to take group photos at several points during your journey. Admire the sails of the Sydney Opera House to the east, the Blue Mountains in the west (on a clear day) and the waters of Sydney Harbour sparkling all around you.

When you return to the visitors center, your guide presents you with a BridgeClimb completion certificate, hat and group picture to take home.

Most people with a moderate level of fitness can do the climb, and the staff offers extra reassurance to nervous climbers. Be sure to seize the opportunity to do what many people consider to be one of their top experiences in Sydney.

Please note: In order to return to your ship on time, keep in mind that the BridgeClimb office is located ten minutes walking distance from Circular Quay and about 30 minutes on foot from the Barangaroo cruise port. Please give yourself plenty of time to enjoy your climb and return to your dock. This excursion is not covered by Viator’s worry-free policy.

Night Sydney BridgeClimb:
If your schedule allows, you can choose to scale the Sydney Harbour Bridge at night. The tour leaves after sunset and shows off the glowing lights and starry skies of Sydney. You might even spot your cruise ship at dock in the harbor, along with other iconic sights.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Exhilirating, thrilling, breathtaking, I could go on and on. Hands down a fantastic adventure.The entire staff was very friendly and helpful. Our guide had a great sense of humor and was knowledgeable as well. They took their time to go over all of their equipment and to re-assure those who were apprehensive. I was surprised at how easy the climb was; I had expected it to be more of a workout. This is a once in a lifetime experience and totally worth the price. You will receive one group photograph and a certificate and have the option to purchase additional pics at a reasonable price. I witnessed little children and Senior citizens all participating on this "climb". Trust me, you don't want to skip over this experience. Book in advance for the best times of day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

Enjoyable, very well organized with safety in mind. A fun and different experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Was very well done

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2013

#1 thing to do in Sydney. I've been to Sydney a couple of times and always regretted not doing this climb, but now I have! It's actually really easy and is a good memory you'll have for the rest of your life!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2013

Exciting and challenging

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2013

Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic :-)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2013

Everything was really well organised and Pete, our guide, made the experience fun and memorable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2013

amazing! loved it so much.brilliant staff!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2013

Incredible safety measures taken by the BridgeClimb people. Very well organized, they have thought of everything, even soap and water to wash you hands at the end of the climb. My fear of heights never came into play during the climb. You never have to look straight down, if you don't want to. Great activity, Just do it!

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