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Circular Quay

George Street, The Rocks Nsw 2000 | First Fleet Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9387 6644
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Circular Quay is a colorful port where ferries and cruise ships board and depart, and boat watching can be as good a pastime as people watching. While street performers entertain outside, those wanting a more cultural experience can head into the Museum of Contemporary Art where a sculpture garden on the roof is as much a view as the waterways below.
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  • Average8%
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“transport hub” (74 reviews)
“opera house” (778 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
George Street, The Rocks Nsw 2000 | First Fleet Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 2 9387 6644
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoy the atmosphere at circular quay it has amazing views of the opera house and the harbour bridge and not forget the laneways are like going back in time one of our favourite places to visit in Sydney

Thank X2396PDangiem
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to soak up Sydney atmosphere!!! It's busy and vibrant. Sit in one of the many coffee shops on on the grass and watch the ferries come and go. Try not to feed the gulls and enjoy the sun as the world goes busily...More

Thank JaniceJohnston
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the place to be in Sydney; everything you need in one place: stores, restaurants, harbor cruises, ferries and Sydney Opera House.

Thank apfrick
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great shops, cafes and restuarants, ferry terminals. Just a buzz and so much to see and do. It comes to life so beautifully in the evenings and the views are amazing.

Thank Roslyn C
Reviewed 6 days ago

too much shops, too much commercial people trying to sell whatever they sell, too much hazzle. It is really not wirth anymore to go there, except when you want to take a ferry of course...:)

Thank Theo V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tickets for attractions, ferries, cruises and sightseeing tours. Information kiosks for what's going on in Sydney. Cafes, shoppes, bars all surrounding the area of the quay. Center for activity for anything going on in city. One of the major quay's in the area. Worth a...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Circular Quay is another lovely spot as so many buskers, families walking, children riding bikes, spot to sit and appreciate the views. There was a big boat in port so got to see that leave which was a bonus. Circular Quay is so close to...More

Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Circular Quay, close to opera house, harbour bridge, the rocks, etc. From here,ferries sea transport to : manly, taroonga zoo, mosman bay, double bay, etc.

Thank Reception498
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Train is quick and clean. If you have a long layover at the airport, catch a quick train into Circular Quay (I think it's only like 4 stops or something). The sites and sounds around the harbor are incredible. The multicultural crowd, the opera house...More

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy but nice to walk around. Was especially impressed of the view of the quay from the Opera House by night and day. Plenty of places to eat or grab a coffee or ice cream.

Thank ChippyO
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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