Founded in 1770, Sydney Harbour is located within Port Jackson, which also consist the waters of Middle and North Harbours and Parramatta and Lane Cove rivers. This harbour is an inlet of the Tasman Sea on the South Pacific Ocean. Sydney Harbour is the city’s most famous harbour and is also a gateway to other parts of Sydney. The harbour stretches along hundreds of kilometres of shoreline and national parks. It is vibrantly alive with ferries, yachts and kayaks.
Sydney Harbour incorporates the islands of Fort Denison, Shark, Clark, Rodd, Goat and Cockatoo and is home to the city’s famous landmarks and sites such as Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Manly, Watsons Bay and Taronga Zoo. You can get to all these sites by ferry, or by tours and private boats departing from Circular Quay or Darling Harbour. Sydney Harbour is also home to a few famous movie stars, such as Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman.