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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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All reviews transport hub opera house street performers cruise ship busy area ferry terminal starting point museum of contemporary art souvenir shops watch the world rocks area botanical gardens lots of restaurants taronga zoo luna park walk around sydney ferries
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Circular Quay is an extremely busy well-known tourist area and there is a lot on offer if you visit here. Sydney Harbour is a world wide renowned destination and there are some fantastic places there to enjoy some of the Sydney culture, whether it be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeffsreview
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Circular quay is the cooler part of CBD, away from the construction noise of wynyard streets with a opera house , botanical gardens and a nice new food court and a selection of restaurants.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WhereToNext661
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is buzzing every day. The cruise ships dock here and there are plenty places to eat and drink around the Quay. Lovely atmosphere at night.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TWrusty
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy to get to by foot, or on the city railway line. So much to see and do, and many places to eat and drink. Bustling with the to and fro of the many Ferries in the harbour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MichaelB12368
Reviewed 3 days ago

Doesn’t everyone want to travel to a far off place when life seems to be tough, like enduring a loss of someone, a relationship break up or just being newly retired. I recently lost the love of my life and being newly widowed, I needed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jessyann23
Reviewed 3 days ago

Higher priced eateries, wall-to-wall tourists, and souvenir shops. The biggest draw were the cruise ships. Plus it is on the way to the Opera House. You make the call.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LivingTheWidth
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take your camera and keep shooting photos till your battery or storage lasts. This place offers such a view, you can't resist taking selfy

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JyothiNaresh
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great views. Great food. Really enjoyed the atmosphere. Great location. Easy access to everywhere. Nice grass area just to chill.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kylez75
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This part of Sydney of course has all the elements..the view of bridge..opera house..many restaurants..street musiciansthe ferries..so the hub of Sydney..the cruise ships in dock so awesome to see..and watch the world go bye

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melcraven8102
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love spending time here as you walk right beside Sydney Harbor and like walking on water. Fantastic places to eat and visit such as The Opera House or have an ice cream and walk to the Royal Botanical Gardens. Hop on a ferry and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Linda C
30 November 2018|
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Response from Ren264 | Reviewed this property |
Hi no idea by train....you need to research it....we went everywhere by ferry.....lovely city. enjoy
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13 October 2018|
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Response from Debra D | Reviewed this property |
Hurricanes Grill is a great restaurant. Great quality and reasonably priced.
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25 August 2018|
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Sorry, not sure really what is required, however you might want to have a look at the website: Australian Government Department of Home Affairs Arriving into Australia
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