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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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So convenient!

Used the ferries to travel throughout Sydney harbour. Saved a lot of walking. Goes past all the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Donn T
via mobile
Worth it for the views!

Take the circular quay to manly ferry (30 minutes) and get great views of the harbour and of course... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeff K
via mobile
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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 via mobile

Used the ferries to travel throughout Sydney harbour. Saved a lot of walking. Goes past all the sites! Harbour is very busy. Leave your travel to the pros. Circular Quay is a great location to leave from. Very well run. Clean and quick.

Thank Donn T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Take the circular quay to manly ferry (30 minutes) and get great views of the harbour and of course end up in manly for the day. Great way to travel

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sydney is surrounded by water and in the city area, taking ferry is very common. My first public transport was actually the ferry where I took from darling harbour to circular quay. Please note that the opal card can also be use to take ferry...More

Thank XinYi0711
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on Ferry from / to Luna Park, from / to Olympic Park, and last from / to Manly on a Sunday. One of the Opal card benefits is $2.6 Sunday Travel Cap, so we paid $2.6 for all the above ferries. Great experience,...More

Thank itsokmembership
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most tourist catch the ferry from Circular Quay to Many, which takes about 1 hour (each way) and does give a great view of the entirety of the harbour. BUT for a shorter trip with a pleasant stop-off for some good food, I recommend catching...More

Thank susan w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A total must-do, these ferries are almost synonymous with Sydney in the way that black top cabs are in London. Quick, affordable, easy to access and use.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I travelled to Pyrmont Bay today from Circular Quay. The ferry was on time and the worker told me where the ferry was travelling to and what stop I was to get off at. I was very sarisfied with the service, the ferry was clean...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry from Sydney to Manly since this was recommended by a local. First we were going to go to Bondi Beach, but as we were told that the ferry fare to Manly is more beautiful, we changed our plans. Taking the ferry...More

Thank Utelias_Ulla
Reviewed 4 days ago

These Sydney Ferries are iconic and skip you about the worlds best harbour in no time at all. Cheap, yet with the most amazeballs views each trip!

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wish we could have these many options on stops and routes in Rio de Janeiro too. And travel outside at night cant be a good choice if you dont go ready to cold, really cold temperature.

Thank bernardodranreb
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Lynnette R
8 August 2017|
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Response from Gem P | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps 😊 Opal Travel Caps No matter how much you travel with an Opal card you never pay more than your Daily, Weekly or Sunday Travel Caps. Card type Daily Weekly Sunday Adult $15.40... More
Raymond K
18 March 2017|
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Response from marksmail | Reviewed this property |
Hi, depending on how much you want to yse the buses , trains and ferries you'd say start with 20 to 40 dollars. AND, remember you can top up at multiple kiosks all over sydney. I'd suggest to international visitors start of... More
21 February 2017|
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Response from sue a | Reviewed this property |
An opal card which covers all pt they are available at airport station or Cnr shops to which card is free you just put credit on it.