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Manly Ferry

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Address: Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61281135400
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Manley

Manley great town, lovely beaches, restaurants, shopping lovely place for a holiday 20 minute ferry ride from circular quays Sydney.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Manley great town, lovely beaches, restaurants, shopping lovely place for a holiday 20 minute ferry ride from circular quays Sydney.

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Durban, South Africa
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worthwhile taking the Manly Ferry from Circular Quay. Fab view of all the famous Sydney landmarks along the way. Once you reach Manly it is a short easy walk to the main Manly swimming beach. We had a picnic lunch on the grass overlooking the ocean. There was plenty of activity on the beach with bathers, people enjoying a surfing... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very relaxing trip from Sydney to Manly, actually saw a Dolphin along side ferry, if using during winter months don't venture outside.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great way to travel to Manly and view Sydney Harbour Bridge and the opera house from the water. The views from the deck are stunning and there are good facilities on the boat itself with plenty of comfortable seating. The service is frequent and efficient.

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Adelaide, Australia
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164 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a warm, calm day, there are few better things to do in Sydney than take a ferry to Manly. Stunning. The 10 min walk from Manly Beach to Shelly Beach is a must. Take the ferry to Manly, go for a swim and then have some fish and chips on the beach. Nothing would be more Australia. Ferry ride... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love the way the ferry rocks and rolls when it turns towards Manly when it is close to the Heads (North Head and South Head - entrance to the ocean). During this half hour trip you can purchase a hot drink from the on board canteen. Very popular trip for seeing the main sites on Sydney Harbour such as... More 

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the way to go. To get to Manly on the Northern beaches this is the way. We use it when coming and going from the airport and after a 24 hour plane ride, it is a heavenly way to unwind, get some fresh air, take in some lovely scenery in order to travel to Manly and nearby areas.... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What can you say the best short cruise in the world. Take an early evening ferry from Circular Quay to Manly, eat at the Fish Shack then catch the ferry back when the lights in Sydney are just coming on round the harbour...just magic.

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Lloydminster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took this for New Years Eve. The ferry was quick and comfortable - there was more than enough seating despite the thousands of people thronging all modes of transport that night.

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Perth, Australia
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took the trip down to Manly for lunch and enjoyed both , staff on the ferry were helpful and the trip was very smooth

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