Scenic Lookouts in and around Sydney

Many of the lookout points in Sydney will be around the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Here is a collection of such lookouts:

Lookouts in the city:

1. Circular Quay (map) –


right by the Opera house. Make sure you walk up to the Opera house. You can go around the Opera house all the way to the Botanical Gardens.



2. Kirribilli near the Luna Park (map) –


Take the ferry from Circular Quay to Luna Park or walk across the bridge to Kiribilli. Closeup view of the bridge and the Opera house.


3. Lady Macquarie Chair (map) –


probably the best view of the Opera and the Bridge perfectly combined. This is right next to the Botanical Gardens.


Lookouts in grater Sydney area:

  1. West Head (map) –


A breathtaking lookout at the far point of Ku-Ring-Gai chase national park. Panoramic views of Palm Beach and Pitwater area.



2. North Head (map) – north-headRomantic observation hi above Manly with unobstructed views of the entrance to Sydney Harbor.


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