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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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good overview of the harbour

loved this trip ! caught the ferry from Darling Harbour and the ticket seller was so helpful, we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Years Eve - NEVER again

$375 for MFF NYE Sydney harbour fireworks on the Ocean Flyer, mad rush and crush for seats with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen W
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Manly Fast Ferry operates every day between Manly and Circular Quay, during the weekdays off peak and on weekends we operate the Manly Flyer tourist service between Circular Quay, Manly and Darling Harbour.A 24 hour Jump on Jump Off ticket is available including harbour sightseeing commentary
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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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 3 days ago

loved this trip ! caught the ferry from Darling Harbour and the ticket seller was so helpful, we had just missed a ferry so he suggested going upstairs to the restaurant which was great.

Thank giggsAlvechurch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$375 for MFF NYE Sydney harbour fireworks on the Ocean Flyer, mad rush and crush for seats with people pushing which was a very uncomfortable and stressful experience. The ferry stopped so far away for the 9pm fireworks that we could not even see the...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Bass & flinders boat called Arafura Pearl, for our new year treat to see the stunning fireworks display at Sydney Harbour. Our whole experience was a total disaster. The picture on the website is completely different from the boat that took us...More

1  Thank travelbugtaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant NYE on Ocean Rider. If you want the best seats arrive at least an hour early, and consider collecting your entrance wristband earlier in the day. We chose seats at the very front, inside, on the bottom deck (easy to get...More

Thank barnaby b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a return service from Bangaroo - Manley. Quick service and comfortable ride. Last ferry back from Manley was 6:45pm

Thank hollyk598
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you're in a rush like we were getting back to the city, you're better off using the fast ferry. Bonus - it's cheaper (than the NSW state transport service) too! #winning

Thank xxyeoh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time I cane to Sydney and take ferry. Fast ferry is really in unstable situation as we have to wait for the ferry more than an hour today. They have two scheduled ferry escaped and caused lots of people have to...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip. It was a beautiful day and it is so nice to see the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge from the water. The trip was smooth and didn’t get rough even through the heads.

Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend was over from the UK on a trip of a lifetime to Australia. We flew from Brisbane to Sydney to spend a few days sightseeing. We were looking for a decent boat trip. We stopped at Circular Quay to ask for information on...More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 16 December 2017

..plus it gets you to Manly beach which is great too. We went to the beach in the morning to take in the views. You can buy beer on the ferry as well which was a bonus. The 18-minute ride is just long enough to...More

Thank MIADangerous
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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.
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