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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“transport hub” (77 reviews)
“opera house” (793 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 2 days ago

Circular Key is a great place to visit while in Sydney. We went there twice by ferry, once to visit the Opera House and the second time just to chill, walk around, do some souvenir shopping and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. Definitely a must!

Thank BillieB76
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dirty and touristy. You have to go here for a launching off point for the ferries, but that's probably all I'd go there for.

Thank rzsandoval
Reviewed 6 days ago

Circular Quay is an excellent place to start your first time visit to Sydney. CQ is a very busy center from where you can start your exploration of almost everything in and around Sydney. Many ferries and ships to interesting places, dinner and lunch cruises...More

Thank oktadvisor
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place to go, so vibrant and alive with places to eat and street performers mixed in with a busy waterfront transport hub. So easy to catch the ferries around sydney and then hop onto a bus or train. Such a great place...More

Thank Terresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thursday am and last day in metro Sydney so we wandered the full length of the street to the CQ. Warm and busy day so the ever buzzy Quay was alive and cooking. We got the ferry out to Watson's bay for lunch. Signage could...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Circular Quay is the best way to get connected to Islands and beaches ! This place is also close to Opera House and Botanic Garden. You just need to target this station name when travelling by Metro ! Easy!!

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Circular quay is where the main ferry terminal is in the city. The views are amazing and there are no lack of bars and restaurants in the area. Even the view from the train station platform is breathtaking.

Thank BigKeVvi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With train connection and ferry piers, you can get to other places easily. The waterfront is just right next to. Very convenient place with Sydney Bridge view. You can take the ferry to many other places and it is very cheap. Suggest to spend two...More

Thank nedveddenise
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun atmosphere.Lots of places to stop and browse amid the crowds.went down several times and enjoyed the views and people watching.

Thank hellp842
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take ferries, cruise, trains, buses, etc from here. A perfectly convenient location. Can feel how busy the city is as a lot of activities are going on here. Beautiful too as you can see the Opera House and Sydney Bridge from the Waterfront!

Thank Wong T
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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