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Circular Quay

Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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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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“transport hub” (82 reviews)
“opera house” (834 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Rocks
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Reviewed yesterday

Circular Quay is a transit point for boats, buses and trains. It is very central to many main attractions like the Opera House, The Rocks, and the Botanic Gardens

Thank Narziss
Reviewed yesterday

Circular Quay is fascinating, whether you're catching a ferry or not. We strolled through on our first day, on the way to the Opera House. We were back two days later to catch the Manly Ferry and then finally, we had dinner here on our...More

Thank chocolocomama
Reviewed yesterday

Departed the Sydney shores recently on the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas from this terminal and found it to be very well organised, both on departure and arrival. You can be dropped off right outside by your shuttle, bus or private transport vehicle, without...More

Thank Copthat1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of restaurants all with amazing views of the bridge, the starting point for your ferry journeys around the harbour and one of the stations on the rail system. Busy at any time of the day with lots of tourists, street performers and locals. Just...More

Thank peterwV975TL
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the place where all transit gets connected. From Cruise ships, to ferries, trains and buses etc. Metro passes, shops, restaurants are all by easy walking.

Thank chandana_silva
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were visiting Sydney after a cruise and were walking through Circular Quay to get to our hotel. The rubbish/litter was heart wrenching. Bins over flowing, rubbish flying around with the wind. Sadly, going into beautiful Sydney Harbour. Sydney city council or whoever is responsible...More

Thank willy808
Reviewed 5 days ago

Most people view refer to Circular Quay as Sydney Harbour but Sydney Harbour is one of the biggest natural harbours in the world and so is much more than just this tourist area. Circular Quay is the main hub for ferry travel throughout the harbour...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Circular quay is a good starting point for many attractions and if you are meeting up with others it is perfect. It is easy to get to and has plenty of amenities, it is also a good place to just sit land people watch or...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Circular Quay is perhaps the most interesting area of Sydney. The Opera House, Harbour Bridge, ferries...it has many to offer.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 5 days ago

A fine first stop if you are new to Sydney; plenty of restaurants (priced a bit higher due to tourist concentration), curio shops, plenty of boats (jet boats, fast boats, numerous ferries) to take and also to look at. Quite a concentration of people and...More

Thank ralphwilhelm1
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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20 October 2017|
Response from Howarth S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, sorry. Might depend on which boat you are taking -perhaps contact the company?