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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Part of Sydney life

A total must-do, these ferries are almost synonymous with Sydney in the way that black top cabs are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin B
Perth, Australia
via mobile
Circular Quay to Pyrmont Bay via Barangaroo

I travelled to Pyrmont Bay today from Circular Quay. The ferry was on time and the worker told me... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jennifer O
Sydney, Australia
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A total must-do, these ferries are almost synonymous with Sydney in the way that black top cabs are in London. Quick, affordable, easy to access and use.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed yesterday

I travelled to Pyrmont Bay today from Circular Quay. The ferry was on time and the worker told me where the ferry was travelling to and what stop I was to get off at. I was very sarisfied with the service, the ferry was clean...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the ferry from Sydney to Manly since this was recommended by a local. First we were going to go to Bondi Beach, but as we were told that the ferry fare to Manly is more beautiful, we changed our plans. Taking the ferry...More

Thank Utelias_Ulla
Reviewed 2 days ago

These Sydney Ferries are iconic and skip you about the worlds best harbour in no time at all. Cheap, yet with the most amazeballs views each trip!

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wish we could have these many options on stops and routes in Rio de Janeiro too. And travel outside at night cant be a good choice if you dont go ready to cold, really cold temperature.

Thank bernardodranreb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Catching a ferry around Sydney Harbour is an inexpensive and stunning way to spend a day. What other way can you travel that allows you to enjoy the most beautiful Harbour in the world? (possibly biased assessment😜) There are so many different trips you can...More

Thank Emel J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Used a ferry to hop over to Manly for a few hours. Ferry was very easy to find at Circular Quay and only took about 20 mins to cross.

Thank 23SnapHappy
Reviewed 2 days ago

With a cap of $15.50 on daily public transport fares, this is a great way to travel. Easy to fit in a trip up to Parramatta in the morning and then travel to Watsons Bay for lunch and a walk through the gap park. Do...More

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 3 days ago

They are iconic, their shape and colours are definitely old fashioned but that is the lure of these boast, however there are some new sleeker models but not quite the same. Take a ferry anywhere, travel the harbour on one ticket enjoy the sun and...More

Thank bobbitt123
Reviewed 3 days ago

This turned out to be a good way to see the sights of Sydney harbour and a lot cheaper than dedicated harbour cruises. Very busy on weekends but weekdays after the peak they're not bad. Trips to Manly, Watson's Bay and even up toward Parramatta...More

Thank MAK2123
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Lynnette R
August 8, 2017|
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Response from Gem P | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps 😊 Opal Travel Caps No matter how much you travel with an Opal card you never pay more than your Daily, Weekly or Sunday Travel Caps. Card type Daily Weekly Sunday Adult $15.40... More
Raymond K
March 17, 2017|
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Response from marksmail | Reviewed this property |
Hi, depending on how much you want to yse the buses , trains and ferries you'd say start with 20 to 40 dollars. AND, remember you can top up at multiple kiosks all over sydney. I'd suggest to international visitors start of... More
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.