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Sydney Harbour Bridge Day Climb

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Key Highlights

  • This is the official Bridge Climb, one of the most popular things to do in Sydney; places sell out fast – don’t miss out
  • Stand atop this beautiful bridge and marvel at the incredible panorama of the city beneath you
  • The climb is led by trained experts and you will be provided with a bridge suit, communication equipment, safety harness, lanyards and headlamp
  • Suitable for all – anyone who can sustain mild physical exertion over a 3.5 hour period will be able to experience the Bridge Climb
  • You will receive a souvenir photograph and a certificate to your achievement!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily
    Note: Christmas Day climbs are only available from 2:15pm onward.

    Duration

    3.5 hours

    Start time

    Day Climb: Climbs depart every 10 minutes from 5:25am to 5:45pm
    Please note that these times act as a guide only and will vary depending on the time of year. When making your booking please state your preferred start time in the special requests field.

    Meeting Point

    Check in for the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb at 3 Cumberland Street, The Rocks.
    To reach this point make your way to Circular Quay (which is accessible by ferry, bus or train), then walk along George Street, then up Argyle Street (take the Argyle Stairs) to Cumberland Street.
    Please report at the meeting point 20 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb ends at the same point where you checked in.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    One of the most popular tourist attractions in Australia, the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb is an opportunity to have the world at your feet!

    The 3.5 hour Bridge Climbs offers unrivalled exhilaration and spectacular views as you climb one of the iconic symbols of Australia, the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Climb up ladders and walk along catwalks to the reach the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at a height of 134 metres!

    Every climber receives a climb group photograph, a Bridge Climb cap, a certificate of achievement and a free pass to The Pylon Lookout, which is located 87 metres above sea level, and provides sweeping views of Sydney Opera House and Harbour surrounds.

    This is one of the most popular things to do in Sydney and places are limited – book ahead to avoid disappointment.

    Looking for a different climb? we also offer the below Climbs. For more information see below:

    The Dawn Climb

    The Night Climb

    The Twilight Climb

    The Express Climb

    Itinerary

    The Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb starts from 3 Cumberland St, The Rocks. Please be at the starting point 20 minutes before your climb starts.

    Your Bridge Adventure begins from the Climb Base situated within the original historic architecture of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. You will meet your climb leader, who will provide you with an all-in-one BridgeSuit, a safety harness and any other protective gear you may need during your climb.

    Your Climb Leader will not only prepare you for the climb and give you safety instructions, but will also share with you the history of the Bridge.

    Moving forward, you will pass through a purpose built tunnel through the original foundations of the Sydney Harbour Bridge before stepping out onto the famous bridge to start your climb.

    Accompanied by your climb leader, step by step ascend the arches of the Bridge. Weave through catwalks, climb up ladders and, finally over the fabulous arch to get a bird’s eye view of Sydney. Surrounded by the hum and buzz of Sydney’s traffic and with the summit in your sight, your journey continues along the Bridge’s outer arch on the Opera House side until you hit the top.

    Absorb 360 degree panoramic views of Sydney from the summit which is 134m above sea level. The shimmering blue waters of the Harbour and the glittering windows of the skyline are stunning.

    Once you reach the top, get ready for a Climb Group photograph taken by your climb leader which will capture your climb experience forever.

    After a summit celebration with your group, you will get a complimentary photograph of your climb group, a personalised commemorative climber certificate and complimentary climber cap. Tour concludes at the BridgeClimb office.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Fee for the official climb – a guided journey led by a trained climb leader lasting Entry to the Pylon Lookout
    • Complimentary group photograph
    • Commemorative climber certificate
    • BridgeClimb cap

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Once your booking is confirmed you will be sent an amended voucher with the exact time of your climb. Please ensure you that you reach 20 minutes prior to this time otherwise you might miss the climb. An alcohol breathalyzer test will be done prior to climbing.

    A child climber must be accompanied by an adult climber at all times, with a maximum of three children per adult

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    To complete the climb you will need:
    - Reasonable levels of fitness and strength
    - Full body control and hand-eye-foot co-ordination
    - Ability to climb independently (unsupported by walking aids)

    Climb experience includes climbing high ladders and catwalks, uneven surfaces and narrow passageways and exposure to all weather conditions.

    We do not recommend this tour in case of following conditions:
    - All heart conditions (including high blood pressure)
    - All respiratory conditions
    - Back, limb, or joint injuries
    - Missing limbs or part thereof inclusive of prosthetics
    - Vertigo, dizziness or loss of balance
    - Visual impairment (except wearing prescription glasses or contact lenses)

    This is strongly NOT recommended to people who:
    - Have a blood-alcohol reading of 0.05% or higher
    - Have broken bones
    - Have undergone surgery in the last 6 months or are experiencing ongoing symptoms
    - Have experienced a fit or seizure in the past 6 months and do not hold a driver's license for this reason

    If you take essential medication:
    - At Bridge Climb's discretion, essential medication may be taken on the Climb (eg asthma inhalers or diabetic medication). Please speak with a team member on the climb day.

    If you are pregnant:
    - Pregnant Climbers less than 24 weeks must consult a medical practitioner before climbing and must ask the medical practitioner to sign a Bridge Climb Certificate of Fitness. (The certificate of fitness is available to download from the Bridge Climb website).
    - Women over 24 weeks pregnant cannot climb.

    Additional info

    Your expert climb leader will give you a thorough orientation on the climb and what to expect before you begin. Climbers must take into account any medical condition that may impact on their ability to climb ladders and steep slopes safely. The BridgeClimb experience is moderately exerting, highly exhilarating and exposed to the weather. All climbers must wear suitable enclosed rubber soled shoes such as runners, track or hiking shoes. PVC and leather soled shoes are unsuitable.BridgeClimb operates in all weather conditions with the exception of electrical storms. In the event a climb is cancelled, BridgeClimb will endeavour to offer an alternate departure.
  • Reviews
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      Best experience ever. would do it all again!...

      Catherine Young
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      A fantastic 3.5 hours...a great experience. Guide was fun and she gave us a very interesting commentary about the bridge and surroundings Extrenely well organused.....worth every...

      MRS ANNE M GILL
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      The Bridge Climb was absolutely marvellous, great guide and met lovely fellow climbers from all over the world we were the only Aussies. We would certainly recommend it to...

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