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Manly Fast Ferry

Manly Fast Ferry Booth 3 Circular Qy, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9583 1199
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Easy way to see Vivid light show

Opted for the one hour harbor trip for only $25pp. There were plenty of seats and the views were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Fast and Convenient

We were able to try two different Ferry companies while in Sydney. This Company was fast and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen S
Houston, Texas
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Manly Fast Ferry operates every day between Manly and Circular Quay, during the weekdays off peak and on weekends we operate the Manly Flyer tourist service between Circular Quay, Manly and Darling Harbour.A 24 hour Jump on Jump Off ticket is available including harbour sightseeing commentary
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“circular quay” (57 reviews)
“fast trip” (3 reviews)
“smooth ride” (5 reviews)
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Manly Fast Ferry Booth 3 Circular Qy, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9583 1199
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opted for the one hour harbor trip for only $25pp. There were plenty of seats and the views were great. I skipped the dinner package because I wanted a restaurant meal. This ride was well worth the price.

Thank Rxgeek
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to try two different Ferry companies while in Sydney. This Company was fast and convenient. It's almost like a miniature Harbor Tour without having a guide and the views are pretty nice. Be sure to get a window seat.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manly Fast Ferry is the Best-way to travel around Sydney to Zoo and Manley. Avoid public ferry that takes twice as long and enjoy the clean fast ferry for 50 cents more per trip. It is always the best ferry ride out to Manly which...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ferry was fast to Watsons Bay & was only $15 return, a great way to enjoy being on the water to get to Watsons without having the hassles of traffic & parking! I recommend this trip.

Thank Melanie_OZ1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much better than Sydney ferry's. Love the fast travel and the bar. Staff more boat staff more concerned with chatting to each other or there on their iPhone. Ticket sellers at manly are your customer service champions

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We both wanted to visit Manly again. I had not been since 2007. My Aunt was here from the UK. Mum had not been since her trip with dad in the nineties. We did not want to buy an Opal card and load it with...More

Thank philippaulineg
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was my first experience on the Fast Ferry and it was a positive one. It was clean, the team friendly and of course a magic view enhanced by being able to enjoy a pale ale from the on-board bar.

Thank 213larissam
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Something about being out on the water in a fast boat that is hard to beat. The ferry was modern, clean, comfortable seating, and provided an enjoyable way to get from Sydney to Manly

Thank Edmundo_de_ABQ
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We decided early morning to take the Ferry across to Manly and have a wander to the beach. Very easy to get to at Circular Quay and prices reasonable. While we waited for the passengers to disembark from Manly it was surprising how many people...More

Thank Huttchick
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We took the fast ferry as had used the usual ferries a few times and thought we would try a quicker option to get to Manly. it was great, staff were good and efficient and everything was bang on time.

Thank gina K
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Staying in Surry hills so thinking about getting fast ferry from darling harbour but seems to be double the cost of the circular quay ???
31 March 2017|
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Response from autotripper | Reviewed this property |
The Fast Ferry is more costly (because it is privately owned and, well, faster) than the public ferry, so perhaps you were looking at the price of the public ferry.
I will be visiting Sydney in February 2016, do I buy tickets at the dock or is there a way to skip ticket lines? Do you make stops or is the trip direct from Circle Quay to Manly? What are the hours of service? What is the price?
4 September 2015|
Response from sydneywhalewatcher | Property representative |
you can by tickets online if you want, there are 2 options to go to Manly, the direct service or the ecohopper, the ecohopper stops at the zoo, Watsons bay, Q station. fares and timetable are at manlyfastferry DOTcomDOT au