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Manly Ferry

Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Easy and punctual ferry ride - even has a snack bar for those who get hungry on a 30min ferry ride... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sydney, Australia
best and least expensive half hour cruise on Sydney Harbour

I try to take the Manly ferry every time i'm in Sydney. I have time so prefer it to the fast... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday

Easy and punctual ferry ride - even has a snack bar for those who get hungry on a 30min ferry ride or need a warm drink

Thank AmandaNA2014
Reviewed yesterday

I try to take the Manly ferry every time i'm in Sydney. I have time so prefer it to the fast ferry. It's a leasurely trip in one of the best harbours and the views of Sydney are worth it, especially as you near the...More

Thank adrianl716
Reviewed yesterday

Manly is such a great town with lots of good restaurants. Take the ferry and walk about 2 blocks and you are on the Pacific ocean. Well worth visiting Manly.

Thank Hawaiiwaves
Reviewed 2 days ago

The service is frequent, quick, clean and friendly. The service provides hop on, hop off transport to Watson, Manly and surrounding ares

Thank Travelingdude1000000
Reviewed 5 days ago

The ferry is a great way to see the harbor, with stunning sunset views. As a bonus, we saw two whales in the harbor (although I understand that is very rare).

Thank malcolm_groome
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have to do this trip... I never get tired of the thrill of sailing on Sydney Harbour, choosing ice cream on Manly Wharf, fish and chips on the beach and the awesome trip back to Circular Quay, all for a few affordable dollars. Great value,...More

Thank Berenice N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quick trip over to manly lovely place plenty to see nice shops etc and beach. The ferry is quick and convenient would recommend the trip if you are in Sydney

Thank smfSmf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to Manly is one of my favourite activities. The ferry ride is the best bit! I like sitting outside in the breeze and watching the shore line.

Thank Marjorie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to try two different Ferry companies while in Sydney. This Company was fast and convenient. It's almost like a miniature Harbor Tour without having a guide and the views are pretty nice. Be sure to get a window seat. At night, go...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must to do when in Sydney. See the sights of Sydney harbour for $8.40 each way . Than walk to manly beach have something to eat looking over the ocean. 5 min easy walk. Or do a bit of shopping in the...More

Thank funnytime
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I have a Zimbabwean driver's license and I wanted to know if I am able to drive myself. I see we use the same side of the road.
17 December 2016|
Response from Greer L | Reviewed this property |
In Australia driving laws vary from state to state. You may need an international license or carry yours with you with an English translation.
Where to get the ferryhow much each way for seniors - length of trip??
4 September 2016|
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Response from Nurserosie | Reviewed this property |
You catch the ferry at one of the pies at Circular Quay. Near the Opera House. It was $4.60 Australian dollars each way. Very nice ride on a nice day. Took 40 minutes . It was cheaper because I bought an Opal transportation... More
Yvonne B
Can you use your opal card on the fast ferry to Manly. If not what is the price return for seniors
29 July 2016|
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Response from nzbuddy | Reviewed this property |
We tried using the Opal Card on the fast Ferry and were denied passage so we caught the standard Ferry.This was last week.