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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
The Rocks
+61 2 9387 6644
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard work during peak hours, the ferries and buses and trains leave from the area, where there are also buskers and some restaurants. Not worth a special visit, but probably transit through during a stay in Sydney.

Thank Janem0205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Sydney a visit to the Quay is an essential. Restaurants, coffee shops, bars, etc. Also the ferries to many places leave from here. The Opera House is virtually on the door step along with a number of very nice breakfast places. It has...More

1  Thank MichaelandAnne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Use Circular Quay as your base , ferries , dinner crusies, hop on hop off ferries, cafe , restuarants and even street entertainment

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Circular Quay is a great transport hub for Sydney with trains, buses and ferries all meeting here and you can choose how ad where to travel to, for example you can go to Parramatta on the river cat and return on the train.

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the key location for transportation if you are a tourist and trying to cover Sydney either by train/ferry, has an added advantage of having nice views of Harbor bridge, opera house with nice restaurants and pubs nearby.

Thank Anurag A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A clean and well organized wharf. It was an easy place to get to, and to catch the ferry. We saw an amazing show by a contortionist and shared some gelato. it was a fun afternoon outing.

Thank Melovinglife365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb views of the Sydney Harbour, nice restaurants around. Good transport connectivity & you can take various ferries into different places. Worth a visit

Thank Husain R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is moving from morning to night. If you need to go some place, then come here and travel by ferry, train, bus, taxi, walk. Lots of places to shop or get a quick bite while you wait for your next journey. Best to...More

Thank VTMoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I associate Circular Quay with Ferries and cruise ships, because that's really what Circular Quay is all about. It's also got a train station, and is the main transportation hub for ferries and cruise ships. It's got some great little cafes and restaurants to grab...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here to catch a ferry. It was nice, clean, and the street entertainers are top notch. Make sure you stay and watch them. Then tip them as they do earn your money. Don't show up hungry or thirsty as all the stores are...More

Thank stevesoto
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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