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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Great Way to Get Around

When in Sydney, catching the ferry to anywhere the ferry goes is an absolute must. Go from... read more

Reviewed today
Katrina A
Sydney, Australia
Wonderful way to travel

Wonddrful way of getting around parts of Sydney and also seeing this beautiful city from a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christie P
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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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“manly beach” (1,208 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed today

When in Sydney, catching the ferry to anywhere the ferry goes is an absolute must. Go from Circular to Manly and even catch the ferry to Taronga Zoo. Well Worth It.

Thank Katrina A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonddrful way of getting around parts of Sydney and also seeing this beautiful city from a different perspective. Best of all it’s almost like getting a Sydney tour without having to book first and at a very low price!

Thank Christie P
Reviewed yesterday

great way to get around the harbour area, easy to use with the opal cards and i use this regularly to get across to Manly. Provides great photo opportunities of the bridge and opera house and in summer on the weekends the bay is spectacular...More

Thank binkTravel
Reviewed yesterday

great way to see the bridge and the opera house, easy to buy tickets, very clean, nice experience - but note that the ferry left a few minutes early and left a few huffing and puffing passengers who had arrived in time, but still missed...More

Thank lannie62
Reviewed yesterday

We took the ferry to Manly. Fish and chips on Manly beach. Another Fantastic Day on the Harbour Ferries. So easy to find and enjoy. Spectacular harbour scenery - Sydney Heads and coastline are phenomenal

Thank peter r
Reviewed 3 days ago

The ferries leave from Circular Quay and are primarily a way to cross the Harbour. However, some of these trips are like mini-cruises. Recommended: go to Manly Beach. It is not only a great destination, but also a beautiful cross-harbour ride.

Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is how all ferry services should operate. Efficient ticketing, Opel preloaded travel card works on trains, buses & ferries. Very professional service.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The ferry services are reliable and the perfect way to see the sights of the Harbour. Don't forget to use your "senior card" for the discount rate.

Thank warners1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hopped on to go over to Manley beach, great way to travel and see the spectacular Harbour the Bridge and Opera House.

Thank ann n
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had to do the Ferries. Found the staff far beeter to help than at the train or especially the buses. Greta time to bad we waited till last day to enjoy

Thank billsherlene
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I find any time makes an enjoyable trip. Weather is the main thing.
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Response from Geoff F | Reviewed this property |
Thanks Martin - apologies for delayed response. We had thought of something similar however they do empty the ferries at certain stops. You have to have an Opal card to travel on bus, train and ferry and you tag on and... More