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Bridge climbing in Sydney: The ultimate guide

Climb to the top of the one of the world’s most recognisable bridges, with a photo to commemorate.

Taking part in one of BridgeClimb Sydney’s adventures is an ideal way to mark your time in Sydney. You can climb to the summit of the bridge at a height of 134 metres above sea level, right in the heart of the famous Sydney Harbour. Each climb is different and can be tailored to your comfort level, preferred duration and time of day.

Here’s a full guide to the experience and the different climbs you can choose from.

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Where can I do bridge climbing in Sydney?

BridgeClimb Sydney is located within walking distance of Circular Quay at the centre of the city. The team starts preparing you from the moment you step in the door with a thorough briefing and pre-climb prep.

Throughout the climb, the team will entertain you with stories about the history of the bridge and harbour. From its construction and opening in 1932, right through to current day, the bridge has been an iconic part of the Sydney landscape.


Our top picks: Bridge climbing experiences you can book now

  • Best for price:

BridgeClimb Sampler

BridgeClimb Sampler from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Priced at just $163 per adult
  • Guided sample climb with breathtaking views of Sydney
  • Ascend through the inner arch to halfway up the bridge
  • Climb group photograph
  • Great for those wanting a shorter climbing experience

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Night Climb

Night Climb from finder.com.au

Highlights:

  • Full-length tour, lasting a max 3.5 hours, priced from $258 per person
  • Panoramic views of Sydney at night
  • Climb group photograph
  • See the Opera House and Sydney Harbour at night

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  • Best for views:

Twilight Climb

Twilight Climb from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Reach the summit just in time for dazzling twilight views
  • Best of both the day and night climbs
  • Full-length tour with expert commentary
  • Climb group photograph

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BridgeClimb (Standard)

BridgeClimb (Standard) from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Experience the classic BridgeClimb with a full 3.5 hour tour
  • See it all at day, night or twilight
  • Climb group photograph

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BridgeClimb options

These prices were taken from the BridgeClimb website, however you might be able to get them cheaper by booking through sites like RedBalloon which often features site-wide deals.

Name of climbStarting price (adult/child)DurationExtras/inclusions
BridgeClimb (day/night)$298/$1983 hours 30 minutesA BridgeClimb cap, a certificate of achievement, a climb group photo and a free pass to the Pylon Lookout
BridgeClimb (twilight)$363/$2533 hours 30 minutesA BridgeClimb cap, a certificate of achievement, a climb group photo and a free pass to the Pylon Lookout
BridgeClimb (night)$258/$1783 hours 30 minutesA BridgeClimb cap, a certificate of achievement, a climb group photo and a free pass to the Pylon Lookout
BridgeClimb Express$298/$1982 hours 15 minutesA BridgeClimb cap, a certificate of achievement, a climb group photo and a free pass to the Pylon Lookout
BridgeClimb Sampler$163/$1381 hour 30 minutesA sampler group photo and a BridgeClimb cap
BridgeClimb Mandarin 3.5 hrs$298/$1983 hours 30 minutesA BridgeClimb cap, a certificate of achievement, a climb group photo and a free pass to the Pylon Lookout
BridgeClimb Mandarin 2.25hrs$298/$1982 hours 15 minutesA BridgeClimb cap, a certificate of achievement, a climb group photo and a free pass to the Pylon Lookout

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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