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Sydney Ferries

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Address: Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (02) 9246 8300
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Description: Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on...
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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It was one of those glorious late winter days. Bright sunshine; blue sky. The best time to take the ferry to Watson's Bay and take the walk around to Camp Cove. So easy to use... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

It was one of those glorious late winter days. Bright sunshine; blue sky. The best time to take the ferry to Watson's Bay and take the walk around to Camp Cove. So easy to use. Mostly on time. I would use ferries all the time if my commute permitted.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Providing locals with transport around the Harbour and related waterways, the Ferry Service is a great way for visitors to travel to the many attractions around the Harbour, including Manly, Tooronga Zoo, Darling Harbour, Luna Park, Double Bay and Watsons Bay, to name but a few. The range of ferries providing the services adds to the interest and experience when... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

A really great and inexpensive way to view Sydney Harbor. The ferries run frequently and on time and there are a variety of great destinations to visit by ferry.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Use the Sydney ferries often when in Sydney. These days they always seem to run to time and that is great. We'll done guys

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Moranbah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

we needed to get across the harbour to the manly hotel for a meal so of course we chose the Sydney ferry. the ferry was on time, the vessel was clean and the staff were very helpful. the viewing areas were a bit small and thus quite crowded but if you looked you could find somewhere close to the edge... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great way to travel if you can not use Bus, Train or Taxi.... or just want to go at a slow pace on the water and site seeing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

As far as transport goes this would have to be the most exhilarating. For a small fee you get a tour of the Sydney Harbour and other magnificent views

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Best way to get around town. No point renting a car when the ferries, trains and buses are on time, cheap and convenient!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Had many trips on the ferry and with the Opal card I certainly got good value. $2.50 to travel to Parramatta and back to Circular Quay, what a nice way to spend a Sunday morning.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Not only a means of transport, but also a way to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee while passing through the beautiful surroundings. Have eight ferry rides on Opal transport card within a week, and rest of your ferry travels are free in that week.

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