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Circular Quay

Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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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 Museum of Contemporary Art where a sculpture garden on the roof is as much a view as the waterways below.
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“transport hub” (82 reviews)
“opera house” (834 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited 3 years ago but this area does not fail to impress. We took the ferry from Darling harbour under the Sydney harbour bridge past the opera house into circular key ($14 for two one way). It’s full of bars and restaurants as you...More

Thank 363bev
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sydney Harbour defines Sydney and Circular Quay is the epicentre of the Harbour. From Circular Quay it is only a few minutes walk to the Opera House, the A Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Ferry wharves, the Museum of Contemporary Arts and scores of restaurants. Start...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked around which ferry to take to Manly but instead we waited to see the cruise ship of celebrity cruises *Solice* to go to open sea

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Reviewed 3 days ago

you can see the bridge and the opera house from circular quet have a bite to eat a very busy area where you can catch ferries to other places such as manley etc

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was visiting a girlfriend for the weekend and we walked miles around Circular Quay and caught the ferries to the North Shore. Always packed and always something to look at.

Thank SweetM0lly
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must visit place if you want to eat (many restaurants abound); to see some street performers (They call themselves as street artistes); go to Sydney Opera house or just to use it as a transit point to catch a ferry. This was our first...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great epicenter of the city with central transpiration accommodations available. Locals and tourists converge to enjoy the local activities.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Circular Quay, a good central point to start any tours around Sydney. It is close to the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, the Royal Botanic Gardens and within walking distance to Sydney Museum and other historical buildings. Getting here is easy. There's...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Circular Quay is a transit point for boats, buses and trains. It is very central to many main attractions like the Opera House, The Rocks, and the Botanic Gardens

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 6 days ago

Circular Quay is fascinating, whether you're catching a ferry or not. We strolled through on our first day, on the way to the Opera House. We were back two days later to catch the Manly Ferry and then finally, we had dinner here on our...More

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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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20 October 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?