Sydney BridgeClimb

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Details :
    BridgeClimb Sydney, 3 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge with an expert guide for the ultimate Sydney experience. Get amazing views and learn all about the iconic structure during your climb to the 440-foot (134-meter) summit. You have several options for your climb, including a sampler tour that goes halfway up. No matter which option you choose, ascending this famous landmark gives you a spectacular perspective on Sydney and an exhilarating sense of achievement. Each BridgeClimb is limited to a maximum of 14 participants to ensure personalized attention in a small group.


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Your BridgeClimb experience starts at the Sydney harbour bridge Visitors Centre where you meet your guide, receive a comprehensive safety briefing and put on the provided BridgeSuit, a specially designed coverall worn over your clothing.

When youre ready, follow your expert Climb Leader through a purpose-built tunnel that leads to the bridge. Securely clipped into a safety wire, start to climb the steady incline up the arches of the bridge, traversing catwalks and ladders all the way to the 440-foot (134-meter) summit. At the top, stop to admire panoramic views of Sydney and its surroundings. To the east you can see the sails of the Sydney opera house and to the west the majestic Blue mountains are visible in the distance (on a clear day).

Throughout your tour, you can hear your guide via provided headsets. Listen to informative commentary and fun stories about the history of Sydney and the bridge and receive plenty of encouragement during your climb. Your guide stops at scenic points along the way so that you can take in the sights.

The 3.5-hour BridgeClimb is suitable for people with a moderate level of fitness. The 2.5-hour Express Climb proceeds at a faster pace with fewer stops. The 1.5-hour Sampler Climb goes to a halfway point inside the inner arch before returning to the ground. Select a VIVID Climb available during festival dates only.
After all tours, receive a complimentary group photo, commemorative certificate and BridgeClimb cap. Please see more details about each tour under Itinerary below.


Morning or Afternoon BridgeClimb (3.5 Hours):
This is the original Climb that takes the outer archways of the bridge all the way to the top. Climb up a steady incline and traverse catwalks and ladders, then admire panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House. Look out at the Blue Mountains, visible in the distance on a clear day. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and see the city in full swing. 

Dawn BridgeClimb (3.5 Hours):
Take in the breathtaking views of the sun rising over Sydney on a dawn BridgeClimb. Join the first group to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for the day, departing in the early morning before sunrise. Exact departure time is determined by timing of the sunrise. Receive two additional complimentary photos on this tour.

Twilight BridgeClimb (3.5 Hours):
Get the best of both day and night on this tour, which departs just before sundown. Take in a spectacular sunset and watch the moon and stars appear during your climb. Exact departure time depends on the timing of the sunset.

Night BridgeClimb (3.5 Hours):
Depart after the sun has set on this 3.5-hour tour to the summit. See the sparkling lights of the city and Sydney Harbour below while the stars and moon shimmer above.

BridgeClimb Express (2.25 Hours):
If you don’t have a lot of time or simply prefer a faster route to the summit, the BridgeClimb Express provides an incredible experience. Unlike the longer tour that walks along the outer arches, your route goes through the heart of the structure, which provides a different perspective. With this option, there are fewer steps to climb, fewer stops and the ascent to the top moves at a faster pace. Perfect for those with a higher level of fitness who are looking for an energetic experience within a shorter time frame.

BridgeClimb Sampler (1.5 Hours):
The Sampler is ideal if you have limited time, would like a more economical option or have concerns about heights and prefer not to go to the very top. The climb follows walkways on the inner parts of the bridge, which some people prefer to the exterior walkways used for other climbs. Reach a spectacular vantage point located on the inner arch of the bridge at the highest point of this climb, which is situated about halfway to the top of the bridge. With a maximum of 12 people, you're sure to have customized attention from your expert guide.

The VIVID Climb (3.5 Hours):
Experience the magic of a bird’s-eye view of Sydney as it sparkles during VIVID Sydney 2018. Get spectacular views of the colorful light installations all around the harbor and as you climb the bridge. You'll also take part in the Sydney Harbour Bridge light show when you wear the provided VIVID Climb Vest. You will climb into the frame of a unique festival installation, high above the city, to capture a must-have image to commemorate your VIVID climb. The VIVID Climb will only be available during VIVID Sydney 2018 (May 25 to June 16, 2018).

BridgeClimb Mandarin (2.25 hours):
Take the 2.25-hour BridgeClimb Mandarin with an expert guide who speaks Mandarin fluently.

Mandarin Karaoke Climb (2.25 hours):
Help bring the year of the dog to life and celebrate Chinese New Year with your friends and family by singing your favourite karaoke songs on a stage like no other, on the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Choose from a selection of popular Chinese and K-pop songs to sing solo or in a group. Your performance will be yours to keep forever through a complimentary group photograph and an eight second video capturing your sky-high performance. The Karaoke Climb is available in Mandarin only and follows the standard BridgeClimb Express route to the summit. There are several departure times daily available during the Chinese New Year festival only, from February 9 and March 2, 2018.


Professional guide

Commemorative certificate, cap and group photo

Entry/Admission - BridgeClimb

Entry/Admission - Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras


Food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Operates in all weather conditions (with the exception of extreme weather conditions such as an electrical storm)

A reasonable level of fitness with full body control and hand-eye-foot coordination is required

Every participant will be required to complete a BridgeClimb Declaration Form prior to climb. This will be provided on the day of the climb.

Climbers 75 years and over can can climb with a Certificate of Fitness, signed by their GP

IMPORTANT: Minimum age is 8 years. Children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum 3 children per adult.

Minimum height is 4 feet (1.2 meters)

If you are less than 24 weeks pregnant, you are required to consult a medical practitioner and have a signed consent form. If you are over 24 weeks pregnant, you are unable to climb.

Alcohol should not be consumed prior to the climb. Every participant will undergo an alcohol breath test and will not be permitted to participate if their blood alcohol concentration reading is 0.05% or higher or if they are under the influence of drugs (legal or illegal)

Participants should be ready to wear a BridgeSuit over their clothing

Please wear suitable closed-toe rubber-sole shoes such as running, sport or hiking shoes, that offer comfort, support and grip. PVC and leather soled shoes are not suitable.

Lockers are provided, as loose objects including but not limited to cameras, video cameras, mobile phones, handbags and any other personal items cannot be taken on the bridge.

The experience involves climbing high ladders and catwalks, prolonged stair climbing, uneven surfaces and narrow passage ways and exposure to all weather conditions

Failure to be at the check-in point at the specified departure time or to meet any of the above requirements will result in cancellation without refund

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  • 20-Mar-2020

    This was one of the most enjoyable, exciting tours I have ever taken. I chose the 'advanced' climb. The Guide was very knowledgeable. I'm not comfortable with heights but wanted the challenge. The Guide made it easy and i'm very happy i did it. Highly recommend.

  • 16-Mar-2020

    It was a great an amazing experience! Once in a lifetime. The twilight climb is the way to go!! Adam our instructor was Was knowledgeable about the history of the bridge and and any sights you saw from the climb! Felt very safe and all our nerves were calmed.

  • 16-Mar-2020

    The bridge climb is a must when you are in Sydney. The tour group was extremely organized and safety conscious. I'm not the most comfortable with heights and I felt incredibly safe and secure during the tour. The tour included photographs and a video. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and personable. My wife and I had a blast.

  • 12-Mar-2020

    We decided to take the night climb. All the staff was great, especially Our climb leader Cati! She was friendly, knowledgeable in the bridge’s history and supportive during the climb. We were all able to comfortably enjoy both the active climb and the amazing views along the way because Cati took care to set a nice pace for us all. Great experience overall!

  • 12-Mar-2020

    We did the sampler climb and are so glad we did. We was half way up and over the bridge, took about 2 hours in total. Our tour guide was great, very friendly and helpful. Lots of stairs so be prepared!

  • 12-Mar-2020

    The Bridge Climb was awesome. Lights around the city were starting to turn as we ascended, in full bloom while we descended. Suits are quite warm (I am a warmer person on a regular basis). So most who are cool - please layer.
    Was a wonderful experience.

  • 11-Mar-2020

    A great adventure one to cross off your bucket list, the training session was very good making sure everyone in group understood the climb was taken at a steady pace being a small group the guide was able to give us all her full attention

  • 10-Mar-2020

    Although this excursion is a bit pricey it’s worth every dollar spent. Very well coordinated and after the safety briefing you are climbing in no time. The views were amazing and there were plenty of photos taken by our leader. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

  • 09-Mar-2020

    They are so through on safety and preparation before the climb. And the guide during the climb was very through. We loved it. And highly recommend it!

  • 09-Mar-2020

    I rarely do reviews, however this was an exceptional excursion. Our Bridge Guide was Pete, he was enthusiastic, informative and charismatic. As we begin our climb Sydney welcomed us with rain, wet but never cold, enjoyed an exceptional climb with breathtaking panoramic view of the harbor and the Sydney Opera House. My biggest challenge was finding a walkin hair stylist. A must for your Sydney outings.

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