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Sydney Sunset Spots

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Published January 24th 2011
Watching the sun set is one of the most relaxing and beautiful ways to spend your weekend afternoons. As the sun lowers towards the horizon it often omits stunning rays of gold, and creates a beautiful mix of pinks, blues, purples and oranges. This is a glorious sight to behold.

The Australian coast makes a particularly beautiful sunset. Try spending Sunday afternoon watching it from a picnic rug on the beach, such as Paradise Beach on the Pittwater, that hosts sunsets like the one here. Particularly beautiful areas are away from Sydney on the unspoiled coast both North and South. These beaches often have unblocked views of long horizons which make a stunning view.

Or watch the sun set over the Opera house from the Harbour Bridge, a ferry or cruise on the harbour, or from a seat in the Botanical Gardens. Sydney Tower has skywalks available where you can watch the sun set three minutes longer than on ground level. More information is here.

Another great spot to watch the sunset from is the Blue Mountains. Rivers and lakes are also good locations. Any high spot facing West is usually a prime sunset watching location.

Spending time relaxing and watching this glorious aspect of creation is definitely worth doing at the end of your week.
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Why? To see one of the most beautiful parts of creation
When: Time of sunset changes throughout year.
Where: Any spot facing West, preferably high or on the coast
Cost: Free
Comments
I thought this article would be more informative. More ideas than 'spots'.
By pchin - reader
Wednesday, 26th of January @ 11:25 pm
any spot that faces the west- der?
By cb_12 - reader
Tuesday, 15th of February @ 10:21 pm
Cockatoo Island is a great spot for watching the sunset
By Lisa Shen - senior reviewer
Friday, 25th of February @ 11:55 am
great ideas, thanks for posting this
By ginar - reader
Friday, 11th of March @ 01:11 am
the hill in Sydney Park (at St Peters old brickworks) is a great spot for sunsets, also top views of the city and airport
By ked99 - reader
Tuesday, 29th of March @ 07:08 pm
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