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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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A trip to the Zoo

For visitors to Sydney it is a mustif you have children to take the ferry from Circular Quay to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sydney, Australia
great service across river,

Lovely way to go to Manley Beach, the bar on the quay is a lovely place and looks over the river... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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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  • Poor1%
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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

For visitors to Sydney it is a mustif you have children to take the ferry from Circular Quay to Taronga Park Zoo. The Zoo is located at Mosman on the north side of the Harbour, its a great place but the warm up to it...More

Thank galvin2017
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely way to go to Manley Beach, the bar on the quay is a lovely place and looks over the river nice relaxing atmosphere and very propular

Thank ScouserTommy1
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I used the Sydney ferries to explore numerous places in the Sydney harbour area including Cockatoo Island, Parramatta, Watson Bay and Manley. Ferry times are very frequent and reasonably priced and at Circular key well advertised and information about them clear. Get...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amassing trip between circular quay and darling harbour,20 minutes ried passing under the bridge and stopping in Luna Park, entertainment centre,with roller coster and other raids.

Thank daniel b
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unless you know the Opal card system could be very difficult to navigate. The ferry it self was delightful. You have opportunity of seeing so many Sydney landmarks incredible and cheap

Thank ShirleyDCole
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Efficient and Fabulous views Rose bay to east Balmain for dinner and back was a real treat Right On time Clean modern ferries with new iPad and iPhone charging devices aboard ,great for travellers I had with me !!

Thank BONDI2011
Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 yesterday via mobile

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

Thank Helen L
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Effie T
January 22, 2018|
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Response from OsakaDan | Reviewed this property |
It’s winter now so I would say 5pm is fine. By the time you get to the opera house it will be dark. But on the way you can have enough light to enjoy the ride.
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