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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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What better way to spend a half hour in total relaxation on the harbour

I usually travel the Manly - Circular Quay route. Either on my own before or after work, or with... read more

Reviewed today
Graeme C
Sydney, Australia
Defines Sydney's culture

A fabulous experience for everyone, in all types of weather. We had a few days to spare around... read more

Reviewed today
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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 today

I usually travel the Manly - Circular Quay route. Either on my own before or after work, or with young grandchildren. Either way, an experience one never tires of with Sydney Harbour and foreshores providing the backdrop. There is a café that sells snacks.

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed today

A fabulous experience for everyone, in all types of weather. We had a few days to spare around Christmas time so we caught the ferry from Circular Quay to Manly. The weather was perfect and the whole Harbour experience was spellbinding. The Ferries are spotlessly...More

Thank leroypurple
Reviewed today

the very friendly crew and staff and easy to catch, you can enjoy the ride and beauty of Sydney Opera House

Thank Zamil R
Reviewed today via mobile

Usually on time, lovely service & a chance to meet neighbors & chat. Everyone seems happier in s ferry.

Thank Helen L
Reviewed today via mobile

We travelled from circular Quay to cockatoo island at a busy time of year and the staff and the ferry size handled the crowds well. It was the first time my daughter had been on one and she was keen to cross it off her...More

Thank NixieFae
Reviewed yesterday

In Sydney? Just get on a ferry! Go to Manly to check out the surf and eat an ice cream. Go to Rose Bay to check out the Gap and eat fish and chips. Go to Parramatta, catch the loop bus to Old Government House...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The ferry from circular quay to Manly USA fantastic way to see the beautiful harbour. Go on a Sunday and the ferry only costs $2.50

Thank jodi06
Reviewed yesterday

$2.50 Sunday travel is a must. Need to check on timetables. Amenities have always been clean and staff are polite.

Thank NedMoyer
Reviewed yesterday

We took a few ferry rides. Very enjoyable. We cruised all the way to Parramatta and back again. Very comfortable and relaxing ride. Best scenery and viewing the famous sights. Take a jacket if you feel the cold. It can get drafty. Out on the...More

Thank MarielDavid
Reviewed yesterday

These ferries are a great way to see the the bridge and the opera house from the water. We were in Darling harbour and took the ferry to circular key which is where the opera house is under the harbour bridge. I wrote a review...More

Thank 363bev
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Toni S
January 12, 2018|
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Response from Maureen T | Reviewed this property |
You have to get off & then get back on as you need an Opal card that you scan on & off.
January 9, 2018|
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Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
We picked ours up at the airport as we arrived, but as others have noted you have many options for buying the card. Once you buy it I recommend you download the iPhone or Android app for the Opal Card. With it you can... More