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Circular Quay

4,293 Reviews

Circular Quay

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Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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Sydney The Rocks Guided Walking Tour

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Delve into the history of Sydney and British Australia on a leisurely 90-minute walking tour in The Rocks district with an expert guide. Enjoy the delights of present-day visuals as you explore The Rocks and hear the story of Sydney’s convict past as you discover shady courtyards, narrow laneways and hidden areas that even the locals do not know about. Stroll along the shoreline of Sydney Harbour with views of the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, past Cadman’s Cottage and Campbell’s Cove.<br>Tour Highlights:<br>• The shoreline of Sparkling Sydney Cove<br>• Harbour views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge<br>• Cadman’s Cottage, The Rocks oldest surviving cottage built in 1816<br>• Campbell’s Cove, offering fantastic views of Sydney Harbour<br>• Awe inspiring Argyle Cut begun with convict labour in 1843<br>• Within The Rocks historic precinct, we will wander through Greenway Lane, Kendall Lane, Suez Canal, Foundation Park and much more.
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Sandy B wrote a review Jan 2021
Sydney, Australia658 contributions137 helpful votes
Never get enough of circular quay, ferries going everywhere in sydney from here. Great resturants and cafes, train is right there to anywhere you want to go. right near historic area The Rocks
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Date of experience: January 2021
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EdiBa683 wrote a review Dec 2020
Switzerland1,223 contributions534 helpful votes
It is always something to see! It is the ferry terminal but there are also busses, taxis and much more. There are many restaurants and shops in this area. You can also see the landing and start of the huge cruise ships. It was amazing to watch tourist get off and on the ship. It was a kind of interesting to see it once. The beautiful promenade to the Harbour Bridge and a small green park starts at Circular Quay. Next to the terminal were also musicians and artists to see. Enjoy the atmosphere and don't hurry too much even it is a turntable for tourists.
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Date of experience: January 2020
2 Helpful votes
apocalipse wrote a review Nov 2020
Seattle, Washington621 contributions76 helpful votes
The Quay is great, lots of rest. nice walk boarding the water front, lots of people. it is fun. You get to see all the taxi boats .
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Date of experience: December 2019
Dimitris L wrote a review Oct 2020
Sydney, Australia23,417 contributions61,316 helpful votes
Circular Quay is a busy port. It is a centre of activities of all sorts. Buses, taxis, trains, ferries, cruise ships, sailing boats and other kinds of boats, they all can be found here. The Opera House is just across the water a couple of hundred metres away. There are museums nearby and there are countless cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops, and everything else in between. The port dates to the early part of the 19th century and due to its circular shape it was named thus. The old Rocks area is just "up the road" from the port and so is practically everything else! The New Year's Fireworks are centred here too. And most of all, the views are spectacular. It is certainly worth a visit or two!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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jeffryb wrote a review Oct 2020
Keysborough, Australia371 contributions100 helpful votes
Circular Quay is where cruise ships tie up. It also has ferry quays, a railway station and bus stops. It's also one of the best places in Sydney to see the New Years' Fireworks Display, one of the world's best
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Date of experience: October 2020
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