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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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A cheap and efficient way to see all the Sydney Harbour

We took a few Ferrys and enjoyed a circular trip around most of the harbour which made a few stops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mitchell, Canada
Take the trip to Manly to experience the wonders of Sydney harbour

Regular service from central key to Manly the just a short stroll through the Corso to the sea... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Janet B
Shoreham-by-sea, United Kingdom
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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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“circular quay” (2,533 reviews)
“manly beach” (1,172 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a few Ferrys and enjoyed a circular trip around most of the harbour which made a few stops on the other side of Sydney.

Thank barusky
Reviewed 3 days ago

Regular service from central key to Manly the just a short stroll through the Corso to the sea front. Try to get on quickly in order to sit outside at the front. The upper outside deck was not open when we went on the ferry...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quick trip...15-20 minutes, very smooth; worth the $8.00. Beautiful views from the Ferry. Plenty of seating.

1  Thank tcassara
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sydney ferries are great and convenient to go around. Service on board is good and safe. Great views of Sydney harbour.

Thank 422kunalp
Reviewed 3 days ago

They are the best way to get around when in Sydney to be able to see the many bays and coves and villages along the shore... and see the views from different angles...

Thank Ligia J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So cramped we didn’t get a seat luckily we were going a short distance. You have no other choice but to use a ferry def needs so many upgrades. We fix the trains but the ferries have remained the same for the past 20 years.

Thank jaksar2527
Reviewed 3 days ago

we've been to Sydney before so knew about the ferry system. great way to get around but also to see the harbor. we took numerous ferries. Good idea to get an opal card if you are there a while.

Thank centexDM
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took the ferry to go and scuba dive in Manly. Although the night dive wasn't one of my most memorable, I enjoyed the round trip on the ferry. The staff at the harbour were truly amazing and assisted me with a lot of my...More

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sundays you can use all the ferries for $2.60 !! great way to see around head to manly or head up river - clean ontime and toilets onboard

Thank belfast-jj
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ferry is a great way to get to various places in Sydney . My favourite trip & one I highly recommend is City ( Circular Quay) to Manly. Also nice way to travel from city to Taronga Zoo if you are planning a visit there....More

Thank LagunaMandy
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Julie B
28 November 2017|
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Response from mel754 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know just ask them there...
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