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Manly Ferry

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Address: Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8113 5400
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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An inexpensive way to see harbour and go to Manley

As with all public transport in Sydney you will need a prepaid Opal card which allows you to tap on and tap off trains, buses and ferries. It is agreat system and has its own app... read more

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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As with all public transport in Sydney you will need a prepaid Opal card which allows you to tap on and tap off trains, buses and ferries. It is agreat system and has its own app that allows you to plan trips then follow them in real time with alerts of when to get off, very useful on buses. The... More 

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Manly ferry takes you in half an hour to Manly. A strip of land that almost every local loves because of the not too crowded beaches, little restaurants and shops. But also for tourists it is a very good way to see Sydney incl Opra House from the water. You don't have to take a Captain Cook trip for... More 

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Lingfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

great way to see some superb views of Sydney. and, if you ignore the cheap shopping mall awaiting you at manly, some great beaches too.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful way to spend an half hour on Sydney Harbour , Ferries leave Circular Quay every half hour with a very low cost involved . If you are on a Overseas Passenger Cruise Ship just take a leisurely around the foreshores till you get to Wharf #3 & take this relaxing trip across to Manly you will pass our beautiful... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great way to explore Sydney Harbour and, to get to Manly. We thoroughly enjoyed this. Windy, calm just felt great as the Ferry is much larger than all the others travelling about the harbour. We did this trip return to Circular Quay many times on our holiday.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the ferry is a great way to see the harbour without paying the tour fees. make sure you take the ferry and not the fast cat. visit Manly and check out the beach

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've caught the Manly ferry a thousand times, from the old North Steyne and South Steyne, the Barragoola, Freshwater, andCollaroy. Some of the trips were wild with water rushing over the sides as we lurched from one side of the ferry to the other, and some were as calm as a mill-pond. The scenery was always beautiful, with other ferries,... More 

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Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just fantastic !!! One is to visit. This is where LIFE on the water goes. Do not forget to listen to the street musicians and singers in th evening time. It is very relaxing.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I used the Manlt ferry to travel to Manly Island. There were plenty of visitors to the island which catered for the holiday trade

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Manly ferries uses those traditional slower ferries, different from the faster ferries to Parramatta. The Manly ferries are bigger, and they even have a café in it.

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