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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” (74 reviews)
“opera house” (775 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
George Street, The Rocks Nsw 2000 | First Fleet Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Rocks
+61 2 9387 6644
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Reviewed yesterday

It is the place to go in order to get a great view of both the bridge and the Opera House. There is loads of people at all times and plenty of places to eat or drink. It is also from here you can take...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very beautiful spot in Sydney. Great view of the harbor bridge and opera house . Amazing food options. HOWEVER the seagulls are a huge problem! Be careful

Thank Aaron D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place easy to get to by train, ferry, car or on foot. Loads to see and do , easy walk out to The Opera House, around to the Rocks area and the International cruise area. Loaded with cafes and eateries for cheap eats or,...More

Thank Colleen W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely place lots of bars and restaurants great atmosphere and you can get ferries to all the main attractions

Thank Sandraandrobbie
Reviewed 4 days ago

The quay is the bustling and hustling transport hub for trains,ferries and buses. It has always been busy only visits. It's quite easy to board ferries - the gates are well posted and the ferries are constantly coming and going. Between the ferries and people...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The quay is the transport hub for ferries and buses. Its always busy. The ferries are well signposted and run frequently. Must have a ticket before you board though. At present some building going on outside and its a bit confusing for tourists but will...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 6 days ago

The key is full of great opportunities to enjoy the day ferries,food and fun. Art gallery people watching.

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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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