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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Best secret in Sydney

Take the Manly ferry for a bargain cruise across Sydney harbour. Best seats are in the bows and... read more

Reviewed today
Arron L
via mobile
Well maintained and operated

Theses are used for tourists and commuters accross the harbour they are well appointed niwcevdn the... read more

Reviewed today
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed today via mobile

Take the Manly ferry for a bargain cruise across Sydney harbour. Best seats are in the bows and stern for great views

Thank Arron L
Reviewed today via mobile

Theses are used for tourists and commuters accross the harbour they are well appointed niwcevdn the older ones. The outside hold great history to the harbour and inside us as modern as ever very safe and comfortable. So many destinations to choose.

Thank Miike2000
Reviewed yesterday

A great way to see much more than just the centre of Sydney. It also allows you the chance to see the main attractions from the waterfront, which is amazing and even more so at night/dusk. Use your Opal card as costs are capped at...More

Thank DerekO27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a must-do when in Sydney, even when you don’t have to travel anywhere via ferry. That said, the route from Circular Quay to Manly offers some of the most scenic views of the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. To maximise your fare, do...More

1  Thank Perdana P
Reviewed yesterday

Cheep, clean and efficinet and always on time! Good value for money, perfect to get around. Beautiful Harbor wiews.

Thank villagatan2a
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you do nothing else while in Sydney, take the ferry from Circular Quay to Manley. It's economical, cozy, and spectacular. Aussies love to talk to strangers and if you're gregarious (especially if you have an American accent) you're sure to engage in friendly conversation...More

Thank d f
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved the ferries and enjoyed using them to get from two different areas of the city to the main hub of activity. The stops are clearly marked but be sure which one you want before you board. There is no personnel to ask questions...More

Thank Evelyn F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great way to get around Sydney (like the trains), cheap and efficient and clean. They get busy at peak times as they are used by people to get to work and are not just for tourists.

Thank Terry Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having travelled by train buss and foot around the city for a while, it was a refreshing change to board a clean and comfortable ferry with many destinations and a great timetable very fitting the pace of life here. Recommend a visit to manly via...More

Thank Funky_da_junky
Reviewed 3 days ago

Basically its free travel on your Opal Card on a Sunday ($2.60) and at a great cruisy pace. Caught the ferry from Circular Quay to Darling Habour via Luna Park. Nice out on the harbour, you get to see the Bridge up close and a...More

Thank AussieRicho1
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18 December 2017|
Response from AussieRicho1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I suggest 3 different options. 1. Catch a Manly Ferry from Circular Quay. Good ride across the heads to the famous Manly Beach. 2. Catch a ferry from Circular Quay to Darlin Harbour. The ferry crosses the harbour under... More
Julie B
28 November 2017|
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Response from mel754 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know just ask them there...
Lynnette R
8 August 2017|
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Response from Gem P | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps 😊 Opal Travel Caps No matter how much you travel with an Opal card you never pay more than your Daily, Weekly or Sunday Travel Caps. Card type Daily Weekly Sunday Adult $15.40... More