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Circular Quay

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George Street, The Rocks Nsw 2000 | First Fleet Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9387 6644
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Sydney Harbour Highlights Cruise
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Classic Aussie Cruise on Sydney Harbour
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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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  • Average8%
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“transport hub” (71 reviews)
“opera house” (748 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
George Street, The Rocks Nsw 2000 | First Fleet Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Rocks
+61 2 9387 6644
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Reviewed yesterday

Wandered around Circular Quay while waiting for our ferry - note to self ... keep your Opal Card in a logical easy to find position. It cost nearly double buying Single Trip cards than if I had have been able to find my card that...More

Thank faysie2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent way to discover the city. Take a tour on the circular quay, if you get lost just ask, people are always happy to help.

Thank Za036
Reviewed 2 days ago

Did a harbor cruise here during VIVID festival. Great way to see the harbor and the lights. Having a glass a wine at any of the surrounding restaurants is an excellent way to take it all in.

Thank seattletolondon
Reviewed 3 days ago

There were many tourists at Circular Quay. We joined them and enjoyed strolling along the Quay. It was a sunny afternoon, perfect weather to enjoy the view from Circular Quay.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're visiting Sydney, I think that the circular quay is a place you don't want to miss, and here's why: From the quay you can see views of the Sydney Harbor Bridge as well as the Opera House. The quay is the gateway to...More

Thank Erica I
Reviewed 3 days ago

Circular Quay is set on Sydney Harbour and central to the Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour the Botanical Gardens and others - a great place to start your touring of Sydney . . .

Thank stiffle2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sydney harbour is per se a very interesting venue. The experience is enhanced if you arrive on a boat and see a very big cruising ship anchored at the wharf. A good time to take good pictures.

Thank WolfJosef
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great area with shopping and restaurants. The views to the Harbour are beautiful. We were there during the Vivid Light Festival and the entire Harbour, Opera House, Bridge and all other buildings and boats were lit up - no words to describe how pretty it...More

Thank nadia m
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing location. The Opera House on one side and Sydney Harbour Bridge on the other.The ferries are coming and going and the big cruise ships alongside.There is an amazing atmosphere with buskers and music. Places to sit and watch with takeaway places Bars...More

Thank kevlindabond
Reviewed 1 week ago

A central transit hub with bars and restaurants, it's a place to pass through and take a load off when you need.

Thank malcolm_groome
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
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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