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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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Great option

This is easy, fast, affordable, and gets you out of the center of Sydney quickly. What more could you want?

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I have stayed in manly, truly an amazing place, on the northern beaches, with the ferry travel from Sydney to Manly.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is the more efficient option, the better one for a leisurely cruise of the Harbour is to take the regular Manly Ferry, an absolute Sydney 'must do' take this option if your primary goal is convenience... Or comfort.

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Richmond
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is easy, fast, affordable, and gets you out of the center of Sydney quickly. What more could you want?

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Why take the public ferry and deal with the hoards of tourists? The FF takes ten minutes less, no tourists, and alcohol.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

fun and fast and takes you to manly can't ask for more.. speedy and efficient service all round.. as always wouldn't hurt to be a little cheaper.. ;)

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

You can take the ferry from Circular Quay. It takes 20 minutes to go to Manly where you -can walk around and spend a few minutes at the beach. While you are o,n the ferry, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the bay, Sydney skyline, the harbor bridge, the opera and the boats.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

For three people it was about 25 AUD to get over to Manly from the Sydney Harbour (one way). It is a quick ride, about 20 minutes. At the time we rode the ferry (early afternoon) it wasn't crowded nor did we have to wait some time.

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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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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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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Additional Information about Manly Fast Ferry

Address: Address: Circular Quay, Booth 3, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61295831199
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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