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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Nice way to get around Sydney

It’s difficult to visit Sydney without going on their famous ferries, a great way to get to places... read more

Reviewed today
via mobile
Great for a scenic river cruise from Sydney to Manly

We wanted to see the harbour from a ferry and this was a fabulous way to do it. We got on at... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Katya P
Perth, 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 today via mobile

It’s difficult to visit Sydney without going on their famous ferries, a great way to get to places like manly and the beach.

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Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to see the harbour from a ferry and this was a fabulous way to do it. We got on at Circular Quay and went across to Manly which is a perfect trip - there were nice shops and cafes in Manly and weekend...More

1  Thank Katya P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sydney Ferries is a government commuter service for the various suburbs around Sydney Harbour. Prices are low, the staff are friendly and helpful and the service is reliable and regular. As a start take the return service to Manly or Watsons Bay.

1  Thank Missy601
Reviewed yesterday

avioding expensive Harbour tours, the best way is just taking the Ferry. Suggestion is to be the Opal Card and you can take the Ferry from Circular Quay to Barrangarroo - get all the nice spots on Opera house and Harbour Bridge. If you have...More

Thank Rainer S
Reviewed yesterday

Sydney ferries travel in many directions so they are a relaxing way to see much of the beautiful City of Sydney.

Thank teachers0510
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Modest prices and good variety of locations make this a great way of viewing the Sydney area. Fabulous views as you arrive back at Circular Quays

Thank MichelinTom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although we lived in Sydney for a couple of years. We bever get tired of the trip from Circular Quay to Manly. The Opera House the iconic Bridge, just love the trip. And with our senior opal card excellent value $2.50 all day travel. And...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I love using the ferries when I'm in Circular Quay or Darling Harbour, they are punctual, fun, reasonably priced and you get such awesome harbour views as you travel. Just for fun, we took the Paramatta river ferry all the way down and back up...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are multiple quays to board ferries to various locations. Make sure you know which ferry is going to the destination you want. We took it to Rose Bay. It was very pleasant. You could sit above or below. The top offered better views of...More

Thank Bracha K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well organised and informative tour includes all the main sights and attractions around the harbour.Good value for money

Thank david B
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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.