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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Easy fun way to get around

Great way for tourists to see the Sydney harbour, with great views of the bridge and the opera... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
via mobile
On time and clean

It was easy to navigate the public transit system in Sydney. We rode the ferry numerous times and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Great way for tourists to see the Sydney harbour, with great views of the bridge and the opera house, we went on an hour round trip, it was relaxing with lots to see on the way!

Thank Caitie93
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was easy to navigate the public transit system in Sydney. We rode the ferry numerous times and got to see some of the attractions from the water. The ferry was never crowded and always on time.

Thank TalonCalif
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took a couple of rides to different locations. Found the warf easy to understand and get around. If you dont have a travel card, you can buy single ride tickets from a vending type machine..

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Taking ferries to look around the places near the sea coast along the coast of Sydney is really a beautiful experience. the access to the ferry stations is very convenient and well connected. one shall not miss this experience.

Thank R_Saksena
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Im so glad to have taken a trip to Watson Bay. Nice veiw of sydney bay, the harbour bridge and the opera house. The ferries well kept. All great

Thank Silvia R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to do the sight-seeing on Sunday, and it was all worth it. The train is $2.50 for the whole day! We took the ferry from Circular Quay to Darling Harbour and the short journey was fantastic. The staff are very professional and friendly.

Thank Foxxed_my
Reviewed 3 days ago

We used the Sydney Ferries many times, to Manly, Pyrmont Point, Watson's Bay and Parramatta. They leave frequently.

Thank gwendolineofPerth
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the ferry from Darling Harbour around to circular quay on my way to the airport as I wanted to get a look at the bridge and the Opera house. The views from the water are by far the best you will get of either...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the slow ferry over to Manly beach (there is a fast one that is slightly more expensive) but it only took 25 minutes and was a great experience. It is very busy but it's fine once on the ferry. Cost is about 9 Australian...More

Thank Mez M
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are some great ferry rides - to Watson's Bay, Balmain, Taronga Zoo,Manly, Parramatta, are all fabulous in their own right, and also get to to great places let alone where they take you to great places that are not easily accessed otherwise We take...More

Thank kay024
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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.