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Cisco Systems Australia
Level 3, The Forum
201 Pacific Highway
St Leonards
NSW 2065
Phone +61-2-8446 6000
(St Leonards Railway Station)


8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive on time for the exam. If you arrive late, you will be expected to finish with the group. If you arrive more than two hours late, you will not be allowed to start. The hands-on lab exam runs for 8 hours with additional time scheduled for the initial exam briefing and a lunch break.

Important: Reception opens at 8:00 a.m. Candidates are encouraged to arrive early to allow enough time to sign in prior to lab exam start time.


Directions from Kingsford Smith Airport to Cisco Sydney offices:
When exiting the Airport, the general rule is to follow the signs to the City.
– Take Qantas Drive heading East. This then becomes General Holmes Drive before reaching Southern Cross Drive.
– Follow Southern Cross Drive north this then becomes the Eastern Distributor.
– Travel along the Eastern Distributor following signs to the Harbour Bridge or North Sydney.
– There is a toll of AU$4.00 payable on exit from the Eastern Distributor.
– After the tollgates continue to North Sydney via the Harbour Bridge - NOT the Harbour Tunnel.
– Cross the Harbour Bridge keeping to the far left lanes.
– Take the second exit on the left which is the Pacific Highway and Cisco Systems 80 Pacific Highway North Sydney is the first building you will see on the left.
– To visit the St Leonards office, continue along the Pacific Highway heading north for approximately 2kms to 201 Pacific Highway, St Leonards.
– To visit the Chatswood office, continue north along the Pacific Highway until you reach Railway Street Chatswood. Turn right. The Cisco Chatswood office is located in the Zenith Centre Level 4 Building B 821 Pacific Highway Chatswood.


Mercure St Leonards Hotel Sydney
194 Pacific Highway 2065 ST LEONARDS
61-2-99550499 (Phone)
61-2-9922 3689 (Fax)

North Sydney Harbourview Hotel
17 Blue Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
61-2-99550499 (Phone)
61-2-9922 3689 (Fax)

Saville Park Suites Chatswood
10 Brown Street
Chatswood, 2067
61-2-94065500 (Phone)
61-2-94065599 (Fax)

Duxton Hotel
88 Alfred Street
Milsons Point NSW 2061
Tel: 61 2 9955 1111
Fax: 61 2 9955 3522
There is a Shuttle bus to the door of Cisco Systems - Chatswood at no charge (please book at Duxton Reception).

The Sebel - Chatswood
37 Victor Street
Chatswood NSW 2067
Tel: 61 2 9414 1600
Reservations # 1300 360 430
Fax: 61 2 9411 6177
These are apartments so they have a lot of space. 10 minute walk to Cisco.
To attain the Cisco rate please mention you are attending the CCIE at Cisco.

The Maclaren Hotel
25 McLaren Steeet
North Sydney NSW 2060
Tel: 61 2 9954 4622
Fax: 61 2 9922 1868
Email: admin@pacrimhotels.com.au
15 Minute train trip to the office.
Mention you are attending Cisco Training to receive the Cisco rate.

North Shore Hotel
310 Miller St
North Sydney NSW 2060
Tel: 61 2 9955 1012
Fax: 61 02 9955 4212
Budget priced hotel. 15 Minute train trip to the office.
Mention you are attending Cisco Training to receive the Cisco rate.

Holiday Inn Old Sydney
55 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Phone: 61-2-9252-0524
Fax: 61-2-9251-2093
Hotel is 7 KM from Cisco office.

InterContinental Sydney
117 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Phone: 61-2-9253-9000
Fax: 61-2-9240-1240
Hotel is 8 KM from Cisco office.