If you are after something to write home about, climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge (3 Cumberland Street; 61-2/8274-7777; bridgeclimb.com) may provide the right inspiration. Looming 134 meters over the harbor, the bridge is considered one of the engineering wonders of the world. Choose from three different guided climbs, each culminating in a thrilling 360-degree view of the city. Short on time? The Express Climb takes you to the summit through the inner arch of the bridge in just over two hours. Those wishing to unleash their inner engineer can opt for either the Discovery Climb or the Bridge Climb. Each takes 3.5 hours and provides a close inspection of the nuts and bolts of the iconic structure.
Sydney Attractions: the Bridge Climb.