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Manly Fast Ferry

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Address: Circular Quay, Booth 3, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61295831199
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Description: Manly Fast Ferry operates every day between Manly and Circular Quay...
Manly Fast Ferry operates every day between Manly and Circular Quay, during the weekdays off peak and on weekends we operate the Manly Flyer tourist service between Circular Quay, Manly and Darling Harbour.A 24 hour Jump on Jump Off ticket is available including harbour sightseeing commentary
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This was really fun, it goes fast indeed, most enjoyable ride. We opted for a Pub lunch before heading back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Gaile1958
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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

This was really fun, it goes fast indeed, most enjoyable ride. We opted for a Pub lunch before heading back.

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Sydney
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Since the government reduced the fast ferries to one company, being this mob, as expected it hasn't worked. I see/hear allot of anger daily towards the commute. Late trips, cancelled trips, massive queues, not boarding/offloading via 2 ramps as promised, poor staff attitudes and mostly unable to handle demand.

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sydneywhalewatcher, Manager at Manly Fast Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. The cheaper price means a lot more people using the service the service even though it has 5 boats and a lot more capacity than the old 2 . the double ramps are used on all boats but not at both wharfs due to the different configurations of the wharves. we are building new vessels and... More 

Havelock North, New Zealand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A really good way to get to manly. Even a bar on board. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Beautiful views of harbour bridge and opera house.

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CARSON, CALIFORNIA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Fast ferry is a comfortable and quick way in which to travel around Sydney Harbour. Great views of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Bridge and Sydney skyline as you leave Circular Quay. As another reviewer mentioned the the commentary supplied by the crew was very informative and enjoyable. Though a little expensive ($40AUD) I thought the hop on hop off... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I travelled to and from Taronga park zoo. We had very pleasant journey and enjoyed hearing about the harbours historical land marks.

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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We debated whether to do the fast ferry or the city (green and yellow) ferry. In the end the fast ferry won out. We liked the big openess of the fast ferry. It has lots of windows and lots of comfortable seating. Even though it is the fast ferry we got plenty of time and viewing on our way to... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Previous to this i hadn't been on a ferry for many years, my experience on this was quite a nice one and it was in fact fast great if your on a schedule! the times between trips can be an hour or so, id recommend keeping an eye on the time as you don't want to miss it by 5... More 

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Lahaina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The best way to travel around Sydney to zoo and Manley. Skip public ferry that takes twice as long and enjoy clean fast ferry for 50 cents more per trip.

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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Can be crowded at times, but as long as you can find a seat, it's no problem! If you get to the terminal early, you can get seats outside or at the front of the boat where the views are great! A lot quicker than the usual Manly ferry, try and get this one if you can! Cheap with an... More 

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Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Always the best ferry ride out too Manly so much to see on trip and some times sea life. Usually gets full so need to give yourself plenty of time to wait to get on earlier the better

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