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3 pixel gap Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Climbers make their way up the eastern side of the arch in their journey across the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. 

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge and
delight in 360-degree harbour views


Full climb details and bookings


Standing on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge arch offers the best view of Sydney and the harbour - day or night - and now you can enjoy the climb of your life with BridgeClimb Sydney.


This is the bridge that the world knows as an icon of Sydney. It's also the bridge that the star of famed Australian movie Crocodile Dundee, Paul Hogan, used to work on in his previous life as a rigger on the bridge. Now you can climb the bridge and walk across the arched span in the same way that Hogan did in his former day job.


The bridge climb is run by BridgeClimb, which makes sure climbing and walking across the bridge is as safe as walking down George Street, Sydney's main street.


Access to the top is via steel stairways with guardrails. Climb leaders act as your guide and participants suit-up in specially designed outdoor gear. A safety belt is worn around the waist and chains are attached to the belts and guardrails to ensure climber safety. It's not an arduous or difficult climb, however people with disabilities or respiratory problems are advised not to attempt the climb.


1. Bridge Climb
The climb takes in a 360-degree panorama of Sydney as participants make their way to the summit. The walk is done by thousands of people of all ages every year.

Climb Facts:
* 3½ hours long, maximum 14 people per group.
* 1,332 steps.
* Ideal if you want to soak up the moment and take the upper arch.
* Ideal if you're a bit nervous and would like more support from our Climb Leaders.
* You can do this climb at dawn (limited departures), day, twilight or night.


  Bridge climb takes place across the Sydney Harbour Bridge arch

Climbers are linked from their safety belts to the bridge safety wire, ensuring a safe climb to the top of the bridge. 

2. The Express Climb

You can accelerate your ascent to the summit. This energetic experience is the fastest trip to the top of the bridge. With fewer stops, the climb is ideal if you're short on time in Sydney and have a higher level of general fitness.

Climb Facts:
* 2¼ hours long, maximum 12 people per group.
* 1,002 steps.
* Ideal for independently-minded folk who just want to fast-track it to the top.
With fewer stops, this climb is perfect for people with a higher level of general fitness.
* You can do this climb by day. Other times of day by request.


Full climb details and bookings



Climbers on the Sydney Harbour Bridge arch

A close-up view shows the steel steps, guardrails and safety belts worn by climbers. 

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The climb starts on the far eastern side of the bridge, turns tear the half-way point and winds its way back on the western side.

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One group is pictured on the way across the bridge (right) while another is pictured returning.

Sydney Harbour Bridge at night

The climb is extra special on a bright sunny day.