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Manly Fast Ferry

Manly Fast Ferry Booth 3 Circular Qy, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9583 1199
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Great boats, fast travel time, average customer service

Much better than Sydney ferry's. Love the fast travel and the bar. Staff more boat staff more... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter A
Fast ferry to Manly.

We both wanted to visit Manly again. I had not been since 2007. My Aunt was here from the UK. Mum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“circular quay” (57 reviews)
“fast trip” (3 reviews)
“smooth ride” (5 reviews)
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Manly Fast Ferry Booth 3 Circular Qy, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9583 1199
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Much better than Sydney ferry's. Love the fast travel and the bar. Staff more boat staff more concerned with chatting to each other or there on their iPhone. Ticket sellers at manly are your customer service champions

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both wanted to visit Manly again. I had not been since 2007. My Aunt was here from the UK. Mum had not been since her trip with dad in the nineties. We did not want to buy an Opal card and load it with...More

Thank philippaulineg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience on the Fast Ferry and it was a positive one. It was clean, the team friendly and of course a magic view enhanced by being able to enjoy a pale ale from the on-board bar.

Thank 213larissam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something about being out on the water in a fast boat that is hard to beat. The ferry was modern, clean, comfortable seating, and provided an enjoyable way to get from Sydney to Manly

Thank Edmundo_de_ABQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided early morning to take the Ferry across to Manly and have a wander to the beach. Very easy to get to at Circular Quay and prices reasonable. While we waited for the passengers to disembark from Manly it was surprising how many people...More

Thank Huttchick
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We took the fast ferry as had used the usual ferries a few times and thought we would try a quicker option to get to Manly. it was great, staff were good and efficient and everything was bang on time.

Thank gina K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The crew was so efficient. We were just in time before the ferry left and they asked all who were just about to buy our tickets to just pay on-board. The ferry was fast, and the inside was clean. It was a pleasant trip.

Thank 4delta
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were rocking and a rolling and people were yelling with the waves. My son and husband had gone downstairs for a drink and were coming up when the waves started. My 9 year old decided it would be a good time to run towards...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I used this ferry for a two hour trip and also to get to manly from Sydney. There are two exclusions one for two hours or you can hop on hop off at the various points, zoo, etc

Thank moley70
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had been told the harbour was a little rough and took the fast ferry across to Manly to avoid being on the water for too long. It was a great trip taking just 30 minutes from Circular Quay. The bar on board meant we...More

Thank nitalang
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Staying in Surry hills so thinking about getting fast ferry from darling harbour but seems to be double the cost of the circular quay ???
31 March 2017|
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Response from autotripper | Reviewed this property |
The Fast Ferry is more costly (because it is privately owned and, well, faster) than the public ferry, so perhaps you were looking at the price of the public ferry.
I will be visiting Sydney in February 2016, do I buy tickets at the dock or is there a way to skip ticket lines? Do you make stops or is the trip direct from Circle Quay to Manly? What are the hours of service? What is the price?
4 September 2015|
Response from sydneywhalewatcher | Property representative |
you can by tickets online if you want, there are 2 options to go to Manly, the direct service or the ecohopper, the ecohopper stops at the zoo, Watsons bay, Q station. fares and timetable are at manlyfastferry DOTcomDOT au