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“The ferry of all ferries”
Review of Sydney Ferries

Sydney Ferries
Ranked #5 of 566 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Beats the Hong Kong Star ferry hands down! Star your trip at the Circular Quay wharfs.

The Manly trip is a good 25 minutes and is awe-some when the sea is a bit rough. The Darling Harbour trip is a treat too because it goes under the Harbour Bridge and stops in at Luna Park.

The only thing missing is that coal-fire smell that you have on the Star Ferry.

Thank Ozekid
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We took the ferry from Darling Harbour everyday while in Sydney. Such a great and inexpensive way to get around. And what I really like is how easy it was for me to get on/off the ferry with my motorized scooter since my knee was in pain. A simple ride up and down the ramp allowed to to use my scooter on all the ferries.

Thank Rhopar33
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I used the ferries twice, to get to Manly and to Parramatta. Both were a great experience, being able to see all of Sydney harbour from different angles. The ferries are large and so can accommodate a lot of people. The old traditional ferries give a great sense of history. They vary in cost but well worth the experience. The Parramatta ferry was a more modern cat but again approaches the harbour from a different perspective. Dont leave Sydney without having a go on them. The Circular Quay is a great vibrant hub.

Thank raymondb944
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

With OPAL card you just hop on one of the frequent ferries, nice seeying operahous for different angle and very easy to visit Taronga Zoo. (not requiring commercial ferries at all) and other interesting places to visit by ferry.

Thank Tuurtje75
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Inexpensive and easy. We got one from over the bridge, and also the Manly ferry. You get an Oyster card and load it with credit, then tap on and off (same as for buses and trains). Some excellent views of th bridge and opera house from the ferries!

Thank Mrs_Fer
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