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Sydney Ferries

| Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Great service and great experience

I use to travel with ferries on Sundays as is cheaper. The only bad thing is that is overcrowded as... read more

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Barcelona, Spain
Relaxing ride

Love traveling on the Sydney ferries. Relaxing and beautiful sights while on the harbour. Your... read more

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Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.Having operated on Sydney Harbour and its related waterways since 1875, today Sydney Ferries carry over 14 million customers each year to destinations in and around Sydney.
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| Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed today

I use to travel with ferries on Sundays as is cheaper. The only bad thing is that is overcrowded as everyone does the same. As I am a foreigner I really recommend it. Is a great experience to have a trip around Sydney harbour, and...More

Thank LondRoc
Reviewed today

Love traveling on the Sydney ferries. Relaxing and beautiful sights while on the harbour. Your choice of sitting inside or outside is great. The sea breezes when outside is what I love the most.

Thank tasmith57
Reviewed yesterday

In my opinion this is the most atmospheric and relaxing ferry journey in the world.. watch the beauty of Sydney pass by. Try and get on a ferry at dusk as the photo opportunities are amazing

Thank drwbaker
Reviewed yesterday

The best (and cheapest) way to see Sydney Harbour. Also very cheap on Sundays when fares are capped at under $3. Go over to Manly in the afternoon, have a wander around then come back at sunset for maximum impact.

Thank sj1904
Reviewed yesterday

The best views of Sydney!! So many choices of trips. My favorite is Circular Quay to Manly, then get off and Manly for a walk along the beach (best walk is to Shelley Beach) then the ferry back to the city. Choice of normal Ferry...More

Thank RossEric58
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed in an apartment in Mosman so travelling by ferry ideal way to get into city. Best views of bridge & opera house too. Buy an opal card from garage or newsagents can use on ferry & buses.

Thank yapsw120
Reviewed yesterday

Not really, the Sydney Ferries are sophisticatedly motorised doing the hard work for you. The Sydney Ferries are as iconic as many of Sydney's other landmarks but is like the ugly step-sister - rarely talked about and often overlooked. And yet once you have experienced...More

Thank Gem P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having taken a bus and train down to Circular Quay, I decided on a whim to take a ferry to Parramatta, as my bus back to the Hills goes from there. The 3 crew were respectful and kept us informed of each place we were...More

Thank HongKongDayzee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you are used to only having trains/trams/buses to travel on (I live in Melbourne), it is pretty cool to have the option to travel by ferry - and have it fall under the public transport so you can simply tap on & tap off...More

Thank Keila M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Refreshing way to travel around Sydney and avoid traffic. Get to work relaxed and get home carefree. Wish I could use them every day.

Thank Georges H
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Raymond K
March 17, 2017|
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Response from Brian/Susan P | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much traveling you do we did Katoomba and back + a couple in the city for $20
February 20, 2017|
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Response from sue a | Reviewed this property |
An opal card which covers all pt they are available at airport station or Cnr shops to which card is free you just put credit on it.
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Janine85 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely recommend getting an opal card to travel around, this gives you access to trains, buses and ferries. Places I found really interesting were Sydney harbour bridge, opera house, blue mountains but you would... More