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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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beautiful cruise

went on cruise to Taronga Zoo, cruise was fantastic, weather great, zoo was spectacular and well worth the trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

went on cruise to Taronga Zoo, cruise was fantastic, weather great, zoo was spectacular and well worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Sydney Ferries are a great way to get around this beautiful harbour. We purchased a pass and so easy to get on and off. No waiting always on time. We went to Darling Harbour, Manly and Watsons Bay. Fantastic

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The ferry ride from Circular Quay to Parramatta is an unpublicised tourist attraction, even for people who've lived in Sydney all their lives. This hour-and-a-half ride shows Sydney from a direction you can't see any other way. Who knew there was still a car ferry across the Harbour? At the Parramatta end, where the river gets narrow, there are plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

During my recent visit to Sydney, I used the ferry system daily. It is an efficient and reliable way to get around. I highly recommend using the Opal Card which was a great convenience. I bought mine at an IGA market. Using the ferries is a very cost effective way to get out on the Sydney Harbour with fantastic views.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

It was my first experience on Sydney Ferries. A really smooth experience, no waiting no crowds, just a smooth trip over to Taronga Zoo and back.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We were in Sydney for two days and we decided to go for a random ferry ride. We chose the Mosman Bay ferry purely by chance. Any ferry ride on beautiful Sydney Harbour is amazing. The ride we chose was very scenic and took us to a beautiful area full of yachts and other boats moored in the still waters... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We purchased a one day pass for the ferries which was better value than paying for the trips individually. We purchased our ticket from the information office in Darling Harbour then travelled from there to Cicular Quay to board the ferry to Manly ( well worth a visit). After lunch there we returned to CQ and then went out to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I went to Manly often last year, the ride over on the ferry was very relaxing. You can sit in the sun on the deck or inside if it is too hot, and see some of the beauty of Sydney Harbour. There is a food and drink shop on board in case you want something to drink or eat. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Always on time and links all the main coastal stops around Sydney. Used the Manly ferry several times and the guaranteed arrival time beat any form of onland travel available.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I use the ferry every weekday to get to work. They are always on time,the staff are very friendly and it's more interesting than getting the bus. Only slight criticism is that they don't run as frequently later in the evenings and on a few occasions I've missed one and had to wait nearly an hour.

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