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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” (72 reviews)
“opera house” (758 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 27 July 2016

Great views, hustle & bustle culinary experience from reasonable to over the top expensive, plenty of activities to experience, can be family friendly environment

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Every visitor to Sydney should go to Circular Quay. A busy commuter hub for local ferries and harbor cruises, it is packed with interest both historic and touristic ie. souvenir shops. The adjacent MCA (modern art) is highly recommended. Ditto the Sydney Opera House, a...More

Thank Christine B. O
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sydney's Circular Quay is a really lovely place to visit on any given day. You can get here by train; the station is Circular Quay, or by bus, or any other way you choose. It is in the centre of the city, close to the...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you like walking around when its busy its great to go for a walk at night such a great walk! There are lots of bars and food, lots of things to see if you enjoy city life!

Thank Ashton J
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Worth stopping and exploring the area in the Hop-On Hop-Off. Enjoyed the food and took adorable pictures.

Thank AmaniMunich_Germany
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were taking a harbor cruise and walked around the area while we waited. There were little touristy shops and food stands to explore. Interesting people watching and pretty views during the day. The evening views were pretty as well and it felt safe enough...More

Thank Yvonne N
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A very interesting place , lots on and things to see well worth a visit. Very comfortable shoes a must, there is a small train going up and down the harbour

Thank sandlam945
Reviewed 26 July 2016

every year 3rd week in july the rocks hold aroma festival for the coffee loves there are lots of stalls chocolates, teas, and all sorts of cakes

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

In addition to the ferries that take you to spots such as Tarronga Zoo or Manley Beach, you can walk down to the Opera House or Darling Harbour. This place bustles with restaurants and other tourist attractions.

Thank Jayasri S
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We took a good walk through Circular Quay, around via the International Port Area and then over to the Rocks for a step back in time… It is easy to visualise the old Sydney Vibe and one not to miss !!

Thank Jan and Rob H
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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