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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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  • Average8%
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“transport hub” (84 reviews)
“opera house” (871 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Rocks
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"transport hub"
in 84 reviews
"opera house"
in 871 reviews
"street performers"
in 96 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 107 reviews
"ferry terminal"
in 64 reviews
"museum of contemporary art"
in 48 reviews
"starting point"
in 38 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 32 reviews
"watch the world"
in 47 reviews
"rocks area"
in 72 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 97 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 45 reviews
"taronga zoo"
in 59 reviews
"luna park"
in 45 reviews
"walk around"
in 35 reviews
"sydney ferries"
in 37 reviews
"opal card"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go to hook up with your transportation needs, if you need to travel by, boat, bus, train, or just to look around this is the place to go.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always one of the reasons i stay near the harbour when staying in Sydney. Always good in both the daytime and night.

Thank Ashleigh M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Circular Quay is the transport hub of Sydney, Bus, Trains and Ferries all come here so its easy access from every where. Get off the transport and walk around The Bridge and Opera house are on opposite sides of the Quay and frame it very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A blend of people with all the time in the world and others rushing to make ferries and buses to get to work. Buskers, restaurants, and tourist shops!

Thank CoffeeCritical
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Circular Quay is centre between the Sydney Opera house and Harbour Bridge. It's also Sydney's major transport hub for ferries. Catch the train from the station across from ferry terminal, either to airport, central or city stops.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need a ferry, bus, or train? It's all at circular quay and plenty of good restaurants. Try the outdoor seating between the quay and the opera house for decent food and great views.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an incredible place with so much to see and do! Ferries are available to most everywhere in the area. Always a didgeridoo player or two. People watching to the max with people from all over the world. Numerous restaurants and shops. And let's not...More

Thank MNM1011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well connected by the rail network. The ferry takes you almost anywhere you would want to go. Jet boating options, the Sydney Opera house, the Harbour Walk and plenty of options to eat. Just bear in mind that most Sydney eateries shut down by 1030...More

Thank Arjun311286
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place. A must if in Sydney. Good at anytime of the day. Flat easy walking with a wealth of things to see and do.

Thank Pamela H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of places to eat here, but better as a hub for all the travel links in and around Sydney including the ferries, underground and local bus routes

Thank Phil R
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Ann739
31 January 2018|
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Response from mg7188 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah..its perfectly fine
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hongkongmay11
20 October 2017|
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Response from Howarth S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, sorry. Might depend on which boat you are taking -perhaps contact the company?
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Alison H
12 April 2015|
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Response from Leon L | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the former Customs House.
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