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Circular Quay

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Address: George Street, The Rocks Nsw 2000 | First Fleet Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Circular Quay is a colorful port where ferries and cruise ships board and...
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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Iconic aussie sights with the best battered fish bites in Sydney (although you;d never know it from the modest exterior)

Let's face it...who wouldn't like being able to wander the quay and taste any type of cuisine, including great pastries...watch the world go by and wind up with a spectacular view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Let's face it...who wouldn't like being able to wander the quay and taste any type of cuisine, including great pastries...watch the world go by and wind up with a spectacular view of the Harbour and the Opera House? It's a nice place, especially early in the morning on a sunny day when the crowds aren't yet up and about. That... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great spot with plenty going on. Clean, tidy, nice views, well sign posted with which ferry to catch. People there were very helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

very organised and systematic approach to reach place and very neatly manintained. Loved the view of both opera house and Habour bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

As we spent a day in the harbor, we kept coming back to Circular Quay because has all the connections to other places - ferry, train, etc. It was so easy to see so much of Sydney in a day.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

An informative, peaceful ride around the city. I would definitely do it take the ride if I were to ever visit Sydney again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I travel to Sydney frequently - and if I have a free hour I like to visit Circular Quay. Sometimes it is because i arrive by train from the Airport and want breakfast before heading into the CBD for meetings. Other times I like to catch a ferry across the harbour or just walk around an catch the scenery- The... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A mass of things to do and see, so many good things can't put it all down, just to people watch is fascinating .Better if you have a dry day as so many things are happening on the waterfront .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

we were lucky to see a cruise line during our early morning visit. love the morning breeze and sight of doves playing around..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Home to two of the world's greatest iconic sights - Sydney Harbour Bridge to your left and the Sydney Opera House on your right - what's not to like about Circular Quay? Then add the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the charismatically charming Rocks area (Sydney's oldest, I believe), and - if you're lucky - the sight of an ocean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Circular Quay and its surrounding attractions is a great place to visit. It has the Opera House and Botanical Gardens off to one end, and 'The Rocks" at the other - and in the center of all of this is Circular Quay Station for the subway. If you have limited time in Sydney, this is a great place to base... More 

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Address: Address: George Street, The Rocks Nsw 2000 | First Fleet Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney

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