Sydney Writers Walk
Justice & Police Museum
In the old Water Police Station (1858), this mildly unnerving museum mimics a late-19th-century police station and court. Focusing on...
Gather outside the Customs House to join a 'free' three-hour walking tour of Circular Quay, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Hyde Park,...
Customs House Library
Dendy Opera Quays
When the harbour glare and squawking seagulls get too much, follow the scent of popcorn into the dark folds of this plush cinema....
A roomy restaurant on the Customs House roof with harbour views, an outdoor terrace, a glass ceiling, a cocktail bar, friendly staff and...
Sydney Writers Walk information
A series of metal discs cast into the Circular Quay promenade hold ruminations from prominent Australian writers (and the odd literary visitor). The likes of Robert Hughes, Germaine Greer, Peter Carey, Umberto Eco and Clive James wax lyrical on subjects ranging from indigenous rights to the paradoxical nature of glass.
Genres vary from eloquent poems addressing the human condition to a ditty about a meat pie by Barry Humphries.