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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
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Walked to the Quaybay Bar at Circulat Key, Sydney & met up with friends. It was nice & busy + friendly. Soon my friends arrived & we talked about many things & had a great time. We soon knew after 3 hours of catching up...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our visit to Sydney is never complete without a visit or two to Circular Quay. This trip was no exception. We just love the view of the Sydney Harbour from the Quay offering the sight of the iconic Sydney Opera House on one side and...More

Thank Winston L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really love it here there is so much to see and do, many restaurants, cafes and eateries including some delicious ice cream kiosks. It has views across the water and you can see the opera house and the harbour bridge at the same time....More

Thank rizzy80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Circular Quay is the hub of the ferry system and the place bustles with activity. Near a train station, and a passenger cruise ship dock, this area is alive with restaurants and shops.

Thank Fearless730216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ferry services , view of Opera house, view of Sydney bridge, high rise buildings of hotels ,banks etc. Shoping area, museum, eating joints, metro station etc etc makes this place very important tourist attraction.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled through the Quay daily on our Sydney stay using the open top buses and the ferries great transport exchange stop and a great place to view the bridge.

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Circular Quay has lots to offer from fancy restaurants to your normal take away. Circular Quay is the place to visit when you want to visit the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Ferries and much more. A little disappointed this time as Sydney has a lot...More

Thank April R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think everyone will come here to have a walk, a photo or eat in a restaurant since Opera House & Sydney Harbour Bridge are locate here. Easy to take train & ferry to and from here.

Thank nganpopo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a bit of time here. Restaurants nearby are convenient and food is good, a little expensive. Very clean considering the amount of people passing through

Thank branson6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Circular Quay is a central hub for Sydney transportation services for bus and train service and also the wharf where you can catch the ferry to various points across the harbour. Lots of activity and great views of the bridge and opera house.

Thank Wray R
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Doron D
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Jan C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure really what is required, however you might want to have a look at the website: Australian Government Department of Home Affairs Arriving into Australia
January 30, 2018|
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Response from mg7188 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah..its perfectly fine
October 20, 2017|
Response from Howarth S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, sorry. Might depend on which boat you are taking -perhaps contact the company?