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Cost us $3 for ferry from Olympic Park under Sydney Bridge and into Circular Quay. Also went to... read more

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Cork, Ireland
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Sometimes, a simple pleasure gives the greatest joy and satisfaction

So there I was, at Circular Quay in Sydney. Time on my hands, a freshly bought burger and drink... read more

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andy n
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cost us $3 for ferry from Olympic Park under Sydney Bridge and into Circular Quay. Also went to Manly for same fare Don’t waste money on private ones

Thank apmulcahy53
Reviewed yesterday

So there I was, at Circular Quay in Sydney. Time on my hands, a freshly bought burger and drink, and the evening babble of city folk all around me. With no destination in mind, and with a loaded OPAL card, I boarded what I decided...More

Thank andy n
Reviewed yesterday

Use your Opal card and enjoy the harbour, This short trip goes past the Opera House , under the famous Harbour bridge to MIlsons Point and Luna Park and on to the new skyline of Barrangaroo, in 20 minutes. Excellent value.

Thank Traindude49
Reviewed yesterday

The ferry to Manly takes about 40 minutes each way and only costs about $8. There are toilets and a bar on board, plus you can take your own food if you wish. It's unbelievable that you can ride across the best harbour in the...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed yesterday

I found the ferries to be a great way to travel, especially the express ones. They also provide the best photo opportunities of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House as well as the coastline.

Thank Seaside20864681835
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ferry from Kirribilli to Circular Quay.. it approached the port very quietly we almost missed its arrival but the staff were friendly and careful to ensure we got on safely. The ferry was clean and well priced.

Thank TheUnique
Reviewed 2 days ago

To travel by Sydney Ferry is a highlight of visiting Sydney. To see the City from the Water is relaxing and beautiful. It is the best Harbour Cruise you can find - that's why it's not cheap from a commuter's POV at $7.00 a ride....More

Thank Huangziyou
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a great ferry ride to Manley, walk straight through Manley to the lovely beach the other side. I always turn right and walk round the coastal path to cabbage leaf bay and have lunch at the boathouse before making my way back. I...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great means of transport, it was a fun experience and something I would recommend. Efficient and on time.

Thank FoziaK22
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ferries in Sydney go to most places and it’s a nice relaxing way to get from place to place without stress and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Ralph P
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28 September 2018|
Response from miriam515 | Reviewed this property |
You both need an opal card So 1 each
28 September 2018|
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Response from 708henryv | Reviewed this property |
No, i believe you need one each. You can load it with a small amount say $20.
26 June 2018|
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Response from Ray E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get on and off the ferry at anytime you like. Also you can get on and off the buses and trains anytime you like and resume your travel, with the OPAL card