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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Cheapest way to take in the harbor sights

I've grown up loving Sydney Ferries. Even though I live overseas now I make it a point to take at... read more

Reviewed yesterday
OsakaDan
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Osaka, Japan
Love this way of travel

Love travelling on these boats when visiting Sydney you can take in the sites and hop on and off at... read more

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Michelle D
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Milton Keynes
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“opal card” (1,258 reviews)
“circular quay” (2,583 reviews)
“manly beach” (1,191 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday

I've grown up loving Sydney Ferries. Even though I live overseas now I make it a point to take at least one ferry trip every time I am back. - Manly in a storm or choppy night! Can't be bettered. Excitement and views of the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love travelling on these boats when visiting Sydney you can take in the sites and hop on and off at different locations.They are always on time staff friendly and boats are clean. Highly recommended for a cheap way of seeing the sites.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed yesterday

Always wanted to use the Sydney Ferrie system. A must to do. Choose your destination. Buy a ticket and go. Ferries run all day to many locations. Took the one to Manly beach and enjoyed the trip. Great views of Oprah house and the bay.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From downtown there are many ferry routes which offer a scenic and efficient way to get around the city

Thank mazzillp
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great way to get around Sydney. We caught the ferry from Circular Quay to Manly. Sydney is just beautiful. On a nice day you can sit outside on the ferry and get a gorgeous view of the harbour. Ferries are in ok condition....More

Thank GGCC4
Reviewed yesterday

We were in Sydney for the fireworks. After such a heavy night we were looking for a quiet day and so took the ferry to Manly. The ferry gave a relaxing top and tail to our day.

Thank AJMacD
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took a ferry to Manly. It was ok, great views of exiting and entering the harbour to opera house and bridge. Queues for ticket machine, no staff was around for help. So you figure where to go , buy correct tickets by reading board etc...More

Thank GypsyFun
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get an opal card and top up before as there are ferries that are opal card only. Trips are very frequent. To taronga zoo are every 25 mins but with the views you dont mind waiting

Thank Gillian A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The City Ferries at Circular Quays is a great way to get around to see all the bays....The Ferries are efficient and comfortable. They have toilets abroad and a cafe and some of them are really modern inside. Be sure to get your Opal card...More

Thank Mummymodestep
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry to manly as a roundtrip with our bikes. We didn't know if the bikes are allowed so we asked and a big guy just say "no worries laddie" come over here with it. On the return the water was rough and...More

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Toni S
13 January 2018|
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Response from Maureen T | Reviewed this property |
You have to get off & then get back on as you need an Opal card that you scan on & off.
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HDB44
9 January 2018|
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Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
We picked ours up at the airport as we arrived, but as others have noted you have many options for buying the card. Once you buy it I recommend you download the iPhone or Android app for the Opal Card. With it you can... More
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Snapplegrape
18 December 2017|
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Response from Funky_da_junky | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommend catching the ferry at circular quay and going to manly, you will get a superb view of the bridge and opera house and it’s a lovely cruise that takes around 20 minutes each way. Manly is a vibrant area with... More
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