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Manly Ferry

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Address: Circular Quay | No. 6 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Afternoon ferry and lunch stop

After walking through central Sydney we took the ferry to Manly for lunch on the quayside. It was a hot but breezy day so we stayed on the outside deck both ways to take in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

After walking through central Sydney we took the ferry to Manly for lunch on the quayside. It was a hot but breezy day so we stayed on the outside deck both ways to take in the views. The service was efficient and punctual and the return trip especially was a great way to view Sydney Harbour without doing a more... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The trip to manly would nearly take 30 minutes from circular quay.The ferry is not luxurious but the experience is tremendous.The view of the city and the iconic harbor bridge and opera house is breath taking

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Perth, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

A relaxing "cruise" over to Manly with lots to see on the way. It is a nice walk to Manly Beach from the dock.Lots of eating places and shops.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Great Beach, great Ferry ride on a wonderful sunny day. TThe sailboats were out in full swing. Wifi on the boat. Took a book to read on the beach. Heaven

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Bellevue, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We took the fast ferry, about 20 minutes or so to Circular Quay downtown Sydney. Nice facilities, vessel was clean, staff helpful. Get tickets at the kiosk in the station beforehand.

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Seattle, Washington
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223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

An inexpensive way to get to see many sights in the Sydney Harbor is to take this ferry. They leave from Circular Quay, and run frequently. Good way to stretch your touring money.

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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We ride the ferries every time we visit Sydney, they are a great relaxing way to travel around and see the harbour and her treasures. This time we traveled to Watsons Bay for lunch at a seafood restaurant. Good value for money.

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Noosa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Loved the experience. There is a kiosk on board for drinks, chips and ice cream. The Harbour is absolutely beautiful from the water, you get a unique view of the Opera House and The Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

A great way to experience the harbor and when you visit Manly, enjoy the beach and have breakfast at the Pantry over looking the ocean, just love it

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Buffalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The Manly ferry not only takes you to your destination of beautiful Manly Beach but also you see the entire harbor with the 45 min ride. We so enjoyed it.

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