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Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

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    Harbour Bridge
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    You haven't seen Sydney until you've seen it from the Bridge
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    Climb at Night
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The Experience:

Walk below the road-deck until you reach the South-East Pylon. There you will go up four ladders to the start of the upper arch. With the Summit in your sight, your journey continues along the Bridge’s upper arch on the Opera House side until you hit the top. After a Summit celebration, cross to the Darling Harbour side to make your descent to Climb Base.

  • Climbs are available at dawn, by day, twilight or night. 
  • Small group sizes of 14 people ensure that tour guides can support you if you are a little nervous with heights. 
  • Enjoy uninterrupted views as you climb the outer arch of the Bridge all the way to the summit. 
  • Experience spectacular 360-degree views of the city, the Opera House and beyond are unforgettable.
  • 2 ¼ hours long. 1,002 steps. 
  • Family friendly (kids must be 8 years and over 1.2mtrs tall)

Prices start from $198

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  • All equipment
  • Photo at the summit
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Free entry to The Pylon Lookout and Museum
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Tours depart frequently throughout the day, please advise at time of booking if you require a specific time.
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From 01/04/2020 until 01/04/2021
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Day Climb 0 $308
Twilight Climb 0 $374
Night Climb 0 $268
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Got Questions?

Please enquire if you would like to receive more information prior to booking this tour.

Make an Enquiry Call 1800 942 386

Things You Should Know

This is a popular tour and frequently books out. We reccomend pre- booking your climb before arriving in Sydney to avoid missing this once in a lifetime experience. 

What to bring

  • Comfortable, enclosed rubber-soled shoes such as running, sport or hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable clothing

To participate you must be 8 years and over 1.2 metres tall. Children aged 8 to 15 inclusive must be accompanied by an adult, with a maximum of three children per adult.

You cannot take part in the Climb if you:

  • Have a blood alcohol reading of 0.05% or higher. Participants must pass an alcohol breath test before climbing the Bridge. Any persons over the limit will not be allowed to climb.
  • More than 24 weeks pregnant
  • 75 years and over and do not have a certificate of fitness signed by your GP
  • Are under 8 years of age
  • Are under 1.2 metres in height
  • 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

Other Stuff:

Cancellations: The Bridge Climb is not refundable once confirmed by YHA Travel and Tours.

Amendments: Due to the strict operator-imposed conditions of this product, it is not possible to amend this purchase once confirmed (however, please contact the issuing YHA Travel agent if you have any concerns).

YHA Experiences Terms and Conditions  

  • Your credit card will be debited upon completion of the online booking process. Your booking is guaranteed once you receive a confirmation email from a YHA Experiences consultant.
  • In the unlikely event we cannot confirm your booking, we will refund the total amount to the credit card with which payment has been made within 7 days. YHA Experiences and its suppliers are not liable in the event a tour or package is not available, and any refunds are restricted to the purchase price of the tour or package booked.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.
  • YHA Experiences will aim to respond to your booking within 24 hours by email
  • The responsibility of YHA Experiences in connection with travels sales is limited to the sale of accommodation only. The sale of other services as described in YHA Experiences products are made by YHA Experiences as an agent only for the persons providing such other services and upon the condition that YHA Experiences shall not be liable for any accidents, loss, injury, delay or damage caused by or arising out of the provision of or failure to provide any other such service.
  • YHA Experiences believes that the content of this website is correct at the time of publishing, but all prices and services described herein are subject to change or withdrawal without notice.
  • YHA Experiences will be under no obligation to any person as a result of any inaccuracy or misdescription to provide any services set out herein.
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Cancellations and Amendments

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please notify us immediately by email. You can find the email contact details on your booking confirmation. Cancellation and change fees are outlined below:


  • A minimum cancellation fee of $25 per booking will apply to all cancellations. This fee excludes tour operator fees which will vary at the discretion of the supplier/s involved.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, transport item commencing will incur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued.
  • No- shows/ failure to check- in for any tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item is considered a cancellation and a refund will not be issued.
  • Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages.


  • Booking changes and amendments must be made 5 business days prior to the confirmed date of commencement for the tour, activity, accommodation, or transport item.
  • Booking changes and amendments to any booking made within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item may result in full cancellation and rebooking of each item and will therefore be charged full cancellation fees.
  • Each change/ amendment after confirmation will incur a minimum fee of $25 per person, per change/ amendment. This fee is in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator which will vary in line with the cancellation and change terms and conditions of the tour operator involved.

 YHA Membership

This YHA Experiences product is not restricted to YHA members and guests. You do not need to be a member or guest of YHA to purchase this product.

  • If there is accommodation included in this YHA Experiences product and you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay
  • If you are an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia. Your membership will renew automatically, unless you have not stayed in a YHA hostel in the past 24 months and have unsubscribed from all electronic communications.
  • If you are not an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia.

We strongly advise you purchase adequate travel insurance to safeguard against any losses

All prices and information stated on this booking request are subject to change. Please note that every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information on this website. However, YHA Experiences does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions.

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Last updated 19th January 2021

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