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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Scenic cruise

We totally enjoyed the cruise back from Pyrmont Bay to Circular Quay. The scenery are so amazingly... read more

Reviewed today
Matthias H
via mobile
Scenic get around

Sydney ferries are the best cheapest scenic trip. There are so many beautiful stops to explore.we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christopher S
Hobart, 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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“circular quay” (2,438 reviews)
“manly beach” (1,144 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed today via mobile

We totally enjoyed the cruise back from Pyrmont Bay to Circular Quay. The scenery are so amazingly nice and we even have a friendly crew that took photos for us. He definitely knows when is the right time n view

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Reviewed yesterday

Sydney ferries are the best cheapest scenic trip. There are so many beautiful stops to explore.we went up to Parramatta on a sunny day it was great. Then we did the harbour down to Manly,it was a bit rough and great photo opportunities. Great way...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Would use these nice ferry boats even without any specific aim just for the pleasure of using them! Very beautiful view on Sydney Harbour- and we met some nice people from China.

Thank mvvk2017
Reviewed yesterday

If you are going to Sydney, definitely look into buying the OPAL card for your transportation in and around the city. You will need one card per person. There are several local merchants to buy a card through, even in the mall at Darling Harbour....More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We used it to go to the taronga zoo and manly beach. It is really confortable to move and is really good to yake a picture of the city from the ferries way.

Thank Lorenza B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While I have travelled around the eastern end of the harbor before, taking a ferry along the river to Parramatta was a new experience. The rivercat was a smooth ride and a much better way to travel into the city than taking to the roads....More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were meeting family at Darling Harbour for dinner. Caught the ferry from Circular Quay, ferry was on time. Ferry was clean, announcements of next stop were very clear. $2.60 one way, cheap transport when on holidays.

Thank neet76
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry in a different direction each day from Circular Quay, which is in downtown Sydney. Spent time at a Manly Beach one day, the next to Watson, and Parramatta River. Very efficient and cost effective way to enjoy the Harbor and all...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 3 days ago

The ferries are clean, on time and efficiently operated. This is a great way to see the harbor and to visit the beaches.

Thank Susanne R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had my wonderful grandkids on weekend,,age 4 and 2.We had a ride on the Manly Ferry,they where so excited seeing all the boats and the amazing houses.My 4 year granddaughter she was going to buy me one those big houses,when she becomes famous.It's the...More

Thank Allan F
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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.