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Manly Ferry

Address: Circular Quay | No. 6 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
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Ranked #11 of 273 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Transportation
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Type: Ferries/ Boats, Transportation
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Elgin, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I do not understand why one would pay for the 'fast ferry' to Manly when the public ferry is fine. You can save all of 15 minutes on the fast at more than twice the price. The ferry was on time, steady and comfortable except for some people who do not know what soap in a shower is for.

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Pokolbin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Loved the Corso at Manly, which ends at the wharf. Manly Ferry was easy to find and was exactly on time as per schedule. We had a great day and I would recommend the ferry from Circular Quay to Manly, lunch on the Corso, a walk to the Ocean side and back to the Manly Ferry.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Fast, efficient and such a gorgeous way to travel when it is hot and sunny. How gorgeous is this city...

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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We got a day rail ticket from Padstow which covered ferries and buses so the whole day was very reasonable and we enjoyed the ferry ride to Manley and drinks at the terminal and the walk through the town and along to Shelley beach, great day.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The Ferry takes you to a lovely area called Manly, which has some beautiful beaches away from all the major Bondi Beach tourists. A natural part of Sydney Greater Area that you can enjoy getting to via this Ferry. The trip itself is quick and very visually beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The ferries around Sydney are fantastic, free wifi, clean, safe, punctual... if you have an all day pass you can ride all the ferries for good value, if its just a one trip or return it will seem expensive

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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Pleasent trip to/from Manly . You get great views of the Opera House , Sydney bridge , the harbour and the harbour mouth. If you are lucky you might even see a Cruise liner entering / leaving. Dont use the toilet to the right on exiting Manly terminal . its grim.

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This has to be one of the best trips to one of the best beaches in Sydney. The views of the harbour and the business of the place full of yachts, small and large cruisers and pleasure boats makes it a fun ferry ride. You've got to do it.

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Kununurra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It is in my opinion the best connection between Sydney Harbour and Manly, to avoid the traffic and have a different experience. With a wonderful sightseeing from Opera House, Harbour Bridge, passing the little island prison (now restaurant), a big military ship, a nice scenery along the cliffs and their beautiful houses towards the manly harbour. Manly itself is worth... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

On New Years Day we wanted to see the harbour from the water having watched the fireworks from the Botanic Gardens. The ferry across to Manly was sensibly priced, had a useful buffet and got us to and from in comfort.We were able to walk around Manly, have lunch and get back for the evening.

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