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Sampler Climb

Want to experience the amazing Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb but short on time? This sampler 1.5hr tour will take you half way to the top then back down below


1.5 hour bridge climb experience
Spectacular birds eye harbour views
360 degree views of Sydney and surrounds
Spot the iconic Sydney attractions
A gentle taste of a BridgeClimb experience
Informative and passionate guides

What you need to know

Want to experience the amazing Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb but short on time? This "sampler" half tour will take you half way to the peak then back to the ground down below. Conducted over the course of a shorter 1.5 hour time frame and for a reduced cost, you'll still be able to enjoy all the amazing views from the Sydney Harbour Bridge and halfway to the peak of its arch, without doing the second part of the climb to the summit and then back down to the bottom. Join the rest of your climbers - limited to a max. number of 12 - as your experience bridge climb guides take you on a trip up the side of this famous feat of engineering.

Take in the panoramic, 360 degree views of one of the world's most beautiful harbours with an outlook that includes the wonderful Sydney Opera House, Sydney city skyline and even extends out to the Blue Mountains in the distance. At the end you'll receive a group photograph, certificate and cap to commemorate the journey. One of Australia's most iconic experiences available at a reduced price - book yourself a sampler climb of the Sydney Harbour Bridge online today!

More info


  • Guided 1.5 hour Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
  • Sampler Group Photograph
  • BridgeClimb Cap
  • Rain coat in wet weather
  • The Sampler Climb is ideal if you want a taste of the Bridge Climb experience, with 556 steps physically this climb is less challenging
  • Ideal for people who prefer to not reach to the very top of the bridge, who may have height concerns
  • Small group sizes with only 12 Climbers per group
  • Ascend the inner arch of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge to a spectacular vantage point halfway to the top
  • Be lead by an informative and passionate guide who will share with you the colourful history of the bridge and Sydney
  • See the magnificent panoramic views of the Sydney Harbour
  • 360 degree views of Sydney, and outer suburbs including east to the Sydney Opera House, the Blue Mountains
  • Feel an amazing sense of achievement, you've conquered an Australian icon recognised all over the world
  • This is an outdoor adventure and the weather conditions will make each Climb unique, challenging weather conditions add an extra sense of adventure and exhilaration


  • Day climbs depart 7 days a week between 9am and 5pm
  • Sampler Climb does not operate over Christmas and New Years period
  • You MUST arrive and check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your Climb time
  • Climb times are split into hourly time slots, the next available climb time will be allocated to you once you have selected your preferred hourly time slot upon purchasing. Please contact us on 1300 839 731 and we will endeavour to arrange a climb time that is suitable for your itinerary


  • Allow approximately 1.5 hours for the whole experience


  • The harbour climb departs from 3 Cumberland St, The Rocks, Sydney

Additional Information

  • The Bridge Climb will operate in most weather conditions, except electrical storms and extremely high winds
  • Children aged 8 to 16 years will need to be accompanied by an adult, 1 adult per 3 children
  • Climbers over the age of 75 or those with any pre-existing health conditions MUST have a Certificate of Fitness, signed by their GP to be able to climb. Please download the medical form here
  • The minimum height requirement is 1.2 meters
  • A reasonable level of fitness and strength is required along with full body control and hand-eye-foot co-ordination
  • You most have the ability to climb independently (unsupported by walking aids)
  • It is a legal requirement for every Climber to complete a BridgeClimb Declaration Form document before climbing. This will be provided to you on the day
  • Bridge Climb may perform a breath test on Climbers. Climbers will be refused participation in a Climb, without refund if their blood alcohol concentration is 0.05% or greater or if they refuse to be breath tested or if they are under the influence of drugs (legal or illegal)
  • Pregnant climbers under 24 weeks may climb after consulting a medical practitioner and must present a signed BridgeClimb Certificate of Fitness by their GP
  • Women over 24 weeks pregnant cannot climb
  • Please be aware that even if you have made a reservation, the climb experience operator reserves the right to decline participation or modify your chosen climbing experience. The health and safety conditions of climbing are subject to change at the discretion of the experience operator
  • Essential medication can be taken on the climb such as asthma inhalers; please ask your client to speak to our staff on the day
  • Glasses and sunglasses are permitted on the climb with the exception of glasses with photographic or electronic functions included in the structure
  • The Bridge Climb involves climbing high ladders and catwalks, prolonged stair climbing, uneven surfaces and narrow passageways and exposure to all weather conditions

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on the day of climb
  • It is recommended to contact the tour operator to reconfirm at least 48hrs prior to your experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this experience
  • 50% cancellation fee incurs if cancelling within 14 days. 100% cancellation fee incurs if cancelling within 7 days
  • Prices are seasonal and are constantly changing. The from price displayed may not always be the price you are going to pay, as once you click on your specified date, the price will change to reflect the price for that date/season. Please note that in some cases where you cannot click on a date to obtain the price, please call us so we can assist you

Sampler Climb

3 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW 2000