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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Awesome views, relaxing ride

Took the Manly ferry to Manly beach from Circular Quay. It was a leisurely 30 minute (one way) ride... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa C
Mocksville, North Carolina
Taking time on our harbour on a monday

Was lucky enough to have a wonderful day on the harbour on Monday. Was a bit sceptical of how I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.Having operated on Sydney Harbour and its related waterways since 1875, today Sydney Ferries carry over 14 million customers each year to destinations in and around Sydney.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday

Took the Manly ferry to Manly beach from Circular Quay. It was a leisurely 30 minute (one way) ride with awesome view of Opera House and Harbor Bridge. The ride was so enjoyable to relax on your way to Manly. Easy to locate (wharf 3...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was lucky enough to have a wonderful day on the harbour on Monday. Was a bit sceptical of how I would enjoy and be able to manage with bad leg!! Not a problem did we experience. Would highly recommend everyone to travel by this wonderful...More

Thank 212robyn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had some time to kill before catching a late flight back home. We used our opal cards to catch a train from Kingscross to Town Hall and then onto Wynyard, where we walked to Circular Key and jumped on a ferry...More

Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing transportation set up in Sydney! We had a cruise with NCL to NZ. Passenger Terminal and the ferries are all in the same area. For access to this we stayed at the Sydney Harbour B&B @ “The Rocks”. Reasonably priced for day passes user...More

Thank patriciae648
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were on our last day and wanted to use the balance on our Opal cards, the easiest way to get around Sydney. We wanted to visit Manly and found that we could use the card balance on the Ferry. The trip was $9.10 AUS....More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 days ago

When in Sydney, catching the ferry to anywhere the ferry goes is an absolute must. Go from Circular to Manly and even catch the ferry to Taronga Zoo. Well Worth It.

Thank Katrina A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonddrful way of getting around parts of Sydney and also seeing this beautiful city from a different perspective. Best of all it’s almost like getting a Sydney tour without having to book first and at a very low price!

Thank Christie P
Reviewed 3 days ago

great way to get around the harbour area, easy to use with the opal cards and i use this regularly to get across to Manly. Provides great photo opportunities of the bridge and opera house and in summer on the weekends the bay is spectacular...More

Thank binkTravel
Reviewed 3 days ago

great way to see the bridge and the opera house, easy to buy tickets, very clean, nice experience - but note that the ferry left a few minutes early and left a few huffing and puffing passengers who had arrived in time, but still missed...More

Thank lannie62
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the ferry to Manly. Fish and chips on Manly beach. Another Fantastic Day on the Harbour Ferries. So easy to find and enjoy. Spectacular harbour scenery - Sydney Heads and coastline are phenomenal

Thank peter r
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Response from Kentg1 | Reviewed this property |
I find any time makes an enjoyable trip. Weather is the main thing.
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Response from Geoff F | Reviewed this property |
Thanks Martin - apologies for delayed response. We had thought of something similar however they do empty the ferries at certain stops. You have to have an Opal card to travel on bus, train and ferry and you tag on and... More