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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
Phone Number: 0293876644
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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A Sydney gem

There is so much history associated with Circular Quay and its environs. Take a leisurely walk from underneath the harbour bridge to the Opera House and see constantly changing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is so much history associated with Circular Quay and its environs. Take a leisurely walk from underneath the harbour bridge to the Opera House and see constantly changing views ... the bridge, the overseas terminal, the historical buildings of the Rocks area, the ferry terminal and then the magnificent Opera House. You will not be disappointed. If you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to view the Opera House and the Bridge. Catch a ferry to Manly or Taronga Zoo from here. Its a transport hub so there is always peaople and eateries in abundance.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a different perspective! Was a bit rainy and damp but we were able to sit inside and view the harbor at it's finest!! I am from San Francisco and always thought that was the most beautiful harbor in the world...but Sydney Harbor out shines it by far!!!

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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Circular Quay is a great area as its isn't far from the Opera House, The Rocks, Sydney Bridge and Botanical Garden and shopping. Recommend this area for adults and Darling Harbor for famililes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is an enjoyable stretch to walk from the Metropolitan museum to the Sydney Opera house. A very chilled and relaxed walk with great views of the bay and the skyscrapers as the backdrop. Recommended to walk at night and enjoy the spectacular view with the lights!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you visit Sydney, there is a good chance you will pass through Circular Quay at one time or other. It is the main terminal of Sydney Ferries; nearby streets contain a bus terminus; the Cahill expressway takes buses and cars from the Sydney Harbour Bridge across the top, towards the south of the city and Sydney Trains run under... More 

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Dorrigo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Circular Quay is one of those iconic places to visit on a trip to Sydney. Stroll around the water's edge, catch a coffee in one of the cafes or enjoy the 'Writer's Walk', and learn about the many Aussie writers. We visited on one of the rare times that there was no Cruise Ship berthed at the Overseas Terminal which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of restaurants, shops, ferries to all place around Sydney, tour buses and boat tours. The Rocks (a part of this area) is historically interesting, has shopping, farmers type market of weekends. This is right across from the ferry harbor and Opera House. Sydney Bridge is here.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to spend the afternoon. Lots to do and see. Buskers are all about and the market provides a cheap place to buy unique clothing and items.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

if you visit sydney, take a moment to enjoy circular quay. enjoy the view and the street performer. don't forget to check out the seafood salad next to hungry jacks. been going there for a few years now and i keep coming back or more.

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