The cousin’s Sydney trike tour was organised by Sydney cousin Denise, for herself and New Zealand cousin Nicola to experience. They thought it would be a fun way for Nicola to explore Sydney. For Denise, who is local, it was fun to feel like a tourist!
Our trike rider Brian, picked them up from Circular Quay.
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Firstly, they rode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. We always tell our passenger to look up and enjoy the unique view. The more than 6,000,000 rivets are so interesting and the arch is so iconic. This bridge is the eighth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world and the tallest steel arch bridge, measuring 134 m (440 ft) from top to water level. It was also the world’s widest long-span bridge, at 48.8 m (160 ft) wide, until construction of the new Port Mann Bridge in Vancouver was completed in 2012.
Next, they rode past Kirribilli House. Kirribilli House is the secondary official residence of the Prime Minister of Australia. After that, they rode around the corner to Jeffrey Street Wharf. From here, the views across Sydney Harbour towards the Sydney Opera House and the CBD are magnificent. In addition, it also has an up-close view of the side and underneath of the bridge. A perfect place to stop for photos. So far, the cousin’s Sydney trike tour was a lot of fun and they have already seen so much.
The Kirribilli Loop
They rode under the north side of the bridge and continued on their tour. The underside of the northern end of the SHB – Sydney Harbour Bridge – is very interesting. The Kirribilli Loop was finished by riding past Luna Park and the North Sydney Olympic Pool.
Blues Point Reserve
Continuing on, they rode on through Milsons Point, did a left hand turn and rode up a few streets. This lead to Blues Point Reserve. The views over Blues Bay towards the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the CBD are just stunning. All the more stunning because of the lovely weather. Another perfect place for photos.
However, the hour was almost up, so Brian rode back over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and dropped them off at Circular Quay. In conclusion, the cousin’s Sydney trike tour was a great way to celebrate their ‘reunion’! Overall, a huge success and so much fun. Feel the Freedom!