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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
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 today via mobile

Loved this place so much energy and some very cool places to eat and drink. When I went it was a warm but dull day but when the sun went down the place became alight all around . Always something to see and plenty to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Swanny S
Reviewed today

Enjoy the views of Sydney Opera and Sydney Harbour bridge, the skyline in the back and the coming and going of the ferryboats. Lots and lots of old buidings in the streets around the bay. Definitely worth a longer visit to feel the special atmosphere.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Guy9120
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Circular Quay is an ideal location in Sydney to see the main sites. It is surrounded on three sides with notable icons. To the east lies the Opera House (to where one can walk from here), to the south is the Central Business District and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank munird2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

With views to the pera house and habour Bidge.. there quite a view lovely resturants and cafes Also Dendy cinemas with great films and friendly service . The Museum of Contemorary art with free entry and great exhibits is definitely worth a visit. But...just wandering...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank KateG2733
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our hotel was located in circular quay and we were in Sydney for 10 days. This is a great location to stay as it is close to anywhere you want to go around Sydney. Quick day trip to blue mountains, 12 min ferry to manly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 3 days ago

when in sydney, you cannot avoid circular Quay. a lot of people, turist, shops, coffeeshops etc. but most important the gateway to the watertaxis,connection the outskirts. and the walk between the Rocks and Sydney Opera house. You cannot miss it.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank perbuhl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Any time of the year this place is beautiful and has everything you want and need. With ferries, restaurant and shopping galore for everyone and every taste.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 582nathalyc
Reviewed 1 week 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
1  Thank Jeffsreview
Reviewed 1 week 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
1  Thank WhereToNext661
Reviewed 1 week 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
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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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Linda C
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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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Hurricanes Grill is a great restaurant. Great quality and reasonably priced.
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