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Manly Ferry

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Address: Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8113 5400
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Relaxing cruise to and from Manly

Used Opal card to jump on a ferry to Manly. World class view of opera house and Sydney harbour bridge en route, which takes 30 minutes one way. Walked around Manly along the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Used Opal card to jump on a ferry to Manly. World class view of opera house and Sydney harbour bridge en route, which takes 30 minutes one way. Walked around Manly along the fantastic beach then lunch before chilling at the ferry terminal to return back to the city. Such a great value and worthwhile excursion !

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found the time tables clear to understand. It was fast, efficient and reliable transportation! Staff around to help out, just in case.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This ferry is a great way of seeing Sydney Harbour without the cost of a tour. Of course it doesn't have the commentary but the views are fantastic. The ferries run regularly every half an hour and take half an hour approx to get to Manly. On landing in Manly you take a very short walk to the beach or... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

ALL tourists to Sydney should do themselves a favour and get the Manly Ferry from Circular Quay to Manly (and back). It is a great way to see the Harbour and the water front suburbs. It is a commuter ferry - so avoid the morning and afternoon peak times and enjoy the 35 minute ride. Food and drinks are available... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The ferry takes 30 minutes from Circular Quay & is a good way too take in some of the harbour scenery.

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Thank Dazza857
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service to get over to Manly. Quick trip (about 20 mins) and gorgeous scenery. Many eateries etc at the manly dock. Use your opal card to travel.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Regular ferry service available to many different spots providing great views. All accessed by your opal transport card and if travelling on Sunday you can travel as much as you want on any public service for a maximum of $2.50 an absolute bargain!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every time we visit Sydney, we take to ferry from Circular Quay to Manly. There is an easy walk then through the Corso to the ocean beach. Make a day of it, and include bayside walks around Manly.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the Manly Ferry every time I come to Sydney I use this service at least twice I love the atmosphere the beach and the dining.

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Kenitra, Morocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well I did this awhile ago but it was very cold.. We did this again recently on a hot sunny day and completly different experience :) Amazing views of Sydney, the opera house, bridge and city. Sat outside the whole time and was really comfortable watching the views as we went by. Best photo opportunities here!

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