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Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district and the North Shore. The total length of Sydney Harbour Bridge is 1,149m (3,770 ft), the height is 134m (440 ft) and the width is 48.8m (160 ft). The longest span is 503m (1,650 ft), clearance below the bridge at mid-span is 49m (161 ft). There are total 8 lanes and 2 rail tracks, track guage is 1,435mm (4 ft 8.5in). There is also 1 pedestrain way on the east side and 1 cycleway on the west side of Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Construction work of Sydney Harbour Bridge began on 28 July 1923 and was completed on 19 January 1932. It was opened on 19 March 1932.

It crosses Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour), the official name is: Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is owned by Government of New South Wales and maintained by Roads and Maritime Services. Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia's most well known and photographed landmarks.


   HARBOUR BRIDGE CLIMB
Bridge Climb is one of the popular tourist attraction in Sydney Australia, which allows people to climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Where does the climb start and finish?
It starts and finishes at Bridge Climb Base, which is located at 3 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, Sydney

How long does it take to reach to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
It will take about 2 hours to reach to the top on Bridge Climb. About 1.15 hours for Bridge Climb Express.

How long is the total climb time?
Climb time period range from 1.5 to 3.5 hours depending on the climb type you choose.

How old to you have to be to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
You must be 8 years and over 1.2 meters tall. Children aged 8 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult, with a maximum of three children per adult.

How many steps does it take to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
There are about 1,332 stairs to the top of Sydney Habour Bridge.

When can you do the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb?
Day, twilight or night

Can Bridge Climbers take their own camera or video camera?
Unfortuantely not. This is to safeguard against anything falling from the Bridge.

How much does it cost to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
ADULT: A$263 - 403
CHILD: A$183 - 293
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   PYLON LOOKOUT
Pylon Lookout is a 87 meter tall bridge bearing / south-east pylon of Sydney Harbour Bridge with 200-stair climb through historical exhibits to 360-degree view of Sydney City.

Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout

Where is Pylon Lookout?
South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour Bridge, SYDNEY CBD, NSW 2000

How to get there?
By Train: Alight at Circular Quay & Walk past Museum of Contemporary Art to Argyle Street, turn left on Cumberland Street, walk about 10 - 15 meters, then turn right to take bridge stairs. Once you arrive at the top take right and walk north towards the bridge for about 500 meters until you arrive at the south east pylon, the entrance to Pylon Lookout.

How high/tall is Pylon Lookout?
87 m

How long does it take to climb to the top of Pylon Lookout?
About 15 minutes

How many steps does it take to climb to the top of Pylon Lookout?
200 steps

How much does it cost to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
GENERAL ADMISSION (13 years & over):    A$15
CONCESSION (Senior & Student):    A$10
CHILDREN (5 to 12 years, inclusive):    A$8
CHILDREN (4 years & Under):    FREE

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Harbour Bridge from Milsons Point

Harbour Bridge from Milson Point

Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout

Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout

Bridge Climbers From Pylon Lookout

Harbour Bridge Walk

Harbour Bridge Walk

Sydney Harbour Bridge History

Harbour Bridge History

Harbour Bridge From Observatory Hill

Harbour Bridge From Observatory Hill

Sydney Harbour Bridge From Opera House

Harbour Bridge From Opera House


What is the official name of Sydney Harbour Bridge?
Sydney Harbour Bridge

Where is Sydney Harbour Bridge?
Sydney Harbour Bridge is in Sydney Harbour (Port Jackson) between the suburbs of Millers Point (Dawes Point) and Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

How long is the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
1,149m (3,770 ft)

How tall is the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
134m

How wide is the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
49m

What is the clearance below Sydney Harbour Bridge?
49 m

When was the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened?
The Harbour Bridge was officially opened on 19 March 1932.

How many years did it take to build the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
It took 8 years to build Sydney Harbour Bridge, from 1924 to 1932.

How much did it cost to build Sydney Harbour Bridge?
The total cost of the Bridge was about 6.25 million Australia pounds ($A 13.5 million).

How many people were involved in building the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
An estimated total of between 2,500 - 4,000 workers were involved/employed in building the Sydney Harbour Bridge. They included engineers, surveyors, architects, blacksmiths, boilermakers, carpenters, concreters, stonemasons, riggers, crane drivers, painters and labourers.

How many died during the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
Sadly, 16 lost their lives during the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Which company built the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
Under the direction of Dr. John Bradfield of the NSW Department of Public Works, the bridge was designed and built by British firm Dorman Long and Co Ltd of Middlesbrough.

How long does it take to walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
The self guided walking tour will take about 1 hour, but it depends on you as how often you will stop during your self guided tour.

Who owns the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
Government of New South Wales

Who maintains the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
Roads and Maritime Services


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