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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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A great way to see the harbour

We took the 'slow' ferry to Manley and were treated to awesome views of the harbour, bridge and... read more

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got-the-tee
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Cambridge, England
Fast and frequent service

We used the ferry to visit Manly. The service is very fast and frequent and a great way to travel... read more

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timperley-trotters
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“opal card” (1,390 reviews)
“circular quay” (2,700 reviews)
“manly beach” (1,232 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed today

We took the 'slow' ferry to Manley and were treated to awesome views of the harbour, bridge and Opera House. This is an inexpensive excursion and absolutely worth taking the time. The fast ferry back was also great and offered more stunning views.

Thank got-the-tee
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Reviewed today via mobile

We used the ferry to visit Manly. The service is very fast and frequent and a great way to travel around Sydney as an alternative to road.

Thank timperley-trotters
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Reviewed today via mobile

As a visitor to Sydney this is a great way to get a unique view of the Bridge, Opera House and Sydney skyline , combined with a trip to Manley and the coastal path walk. Buying tickets is straightforward and the ferries run frequently. Do...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sydney Ferris are impressive. On time, efficient loading and departure process, quick arrival to destination. Well done Sydney Ferries.

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Reviewed yesterday

Much cheaper than the organised tour companies & way more fun watching people go about their daily Sydney lives, only sorry I wasn't able to make it for the Boxing Day races, when they decorate the Ferries!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The ferries are part of the City’s transport system so a traveller can us the Opal card, used for trains, buses, trams and subway. The cost of transit is very good so the ferries to get to outlying destinations are a brilliant option and sooo...More

Thank EnglishCanadian
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One spectacular way to experience Sydney is On the water - you can have this experience by buying a cruise ticket, or just by using the rather cheap ferries in Sydney harbor. The typical catamarans in yellow/green bring character to the trip, or the fast...More

Thank peterww2013
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Reviewed yesterday

This should be a must do on your visit to Sydney, ferry is cheap and frequent with a fast option if preferred. A lovely alternative to a harbour cruise with great views of the Harbour Bridge & Opera House with the added attraction that Manly...More

Thank Edinburgh18
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ferries are punctual, clean and efficient way to get around the CBD compared to buses alone in my opinion. Plus you get some awesome views of the major attractions for your photo album

Thank DonnettaBlackford
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ferry departed on time, was clean and tidy. Very relaxing way to travel across the harbour with good seating and clean windows. Terminal at Manly was chaotic and dirty.

Thank jeffandmarg
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I believe they have do but easiest way to confirm the schedule is to tweet the Sydney ferries @ferriesinfo
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