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The Spit Bridge

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Address: Spit Road | Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lovely views and boats to look at.

Choose a fine day to visit there is public transport or you could walk down the long hill fabulous views.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Choose a fine day to visit there is public transport or you could walk down the long hill fabulous views.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A major bottleneck when travelling between Sydney and the Northern Beaches. I have crossed the bridge hundreds of times but only recently been delayed by the opening. So looked it up on TA during the 4 minute delay and see it featured as a attraction! So here is my review!

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Lawson, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge is an important link between Sydney and the northern beaches area. It was opened in 1958 and is the only opening bridge on a major arterial road in NSW. You can walk across in either direction and enjoy the views over Middle Harbour and out to the heads. The bridge still opens at regular times to allow taller... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Spit has a few fine restaurants; you can also have sailing lessons for all ages. I have done the walk many times from the Spit to Manly, but enjoy it better the other way! It is quite a testing walk, where one needs to be reasonably fit. There are many wonderful lookouts, where one can see all the boats... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a tumultuous history but none of that is signposted here. The views of the entrance to the harbour are amazing. Good car parking, suitable for all ages. An oasis in Sydney.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked across this bridge close to 'rush hour' and it was one of the most dangerous things we did in Sydney. We approached the bridge from the beach below, climbing up some stairs. Although there is a walkway, shared with bicycles, we didn't feel very safe as the was a constant stream of traffic hurtling across the bridge. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Took approximately 3 hours at a leisurely pace. Lots of scenic platforms along the way to enjoy the view and take photos. Also saw some Aboriginal rock art, amazing. Recommend taking a picnic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Winding your way down across the Spit Bridge is a lovely drive made even more impressive if you time it for an opening to allow tall ships through. The water views as you cross over it are beautiful.

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Northeim, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Spit Bridge is a draw bridge which will be opened at certain times to let pass tall ships inside the harbour. You cross this bridge when driving from North Sydney to Manly. In the vincity of Spit Bridge there is a very nice marina with all kinds of very luxury boats.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A pleasant walk on a pleasant day. A few places to refill your water bottle, sit or take a dip. Great views of the city and Manly. I took the bus and was dropped off so that I could walk along the bridge. The driver wished me a Good Walk Mate. Very Australian!

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