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Manly Ferry

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

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Great ride

Don;t miss this one. Good ride to Manly and a short walk to the beach through tourist shops. Clean boat.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Rancho Mirage, California
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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don;t miss this one. Good ride to Manly and a short walk to the beach through tourist shops. Clean boat.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

buy tickets from machines near ferry a great cheap way to see the harbour and bridge/opera house and manly is a good place to spend a few hours

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Vancouver, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy access at docks, clean ferry, and a quick ride to Manly Beach - which was a great beach to visit!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a very hot day we looked for something to do that would put us close to the water. We decided on a trip over to Manly Beach because I had not been there since 2001. Very easy and pleasant way to go.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fun day out. Spacious ferry there and back! Nice leisurely trip. Definitely recommend using this ferry to get to Manly!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The 11pm ferry on a Tuesday is quite quiet so we took this after attending an Opera at the SOH. A nice way to travel back to Manly.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the great things about Sydney public transport is the plethora of ferries. Locals will complain that the old ferries are too slow. The new twin-hulled fast ferries are crowded, while the original Manly ferry is serene and spacious. And you get a half hour view of one of the world's prettiest and busiest harbours. Slow Sydney.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best way to see Sydney Harbour and the Harbourside suburbs and beaches that encircle it...never fails to impress me...and such smooth sailing..do not miss it..

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ferry ride across the Manly provides magnificant view of Sydney Harbour as it once was. the foreshores have been in the hands of the military for decades and have excaped the destruction of developers so largely give a true picture of the harbour prior to European arrival. Manly itself is a quiet pretty settlement with good shopping and eating... More 

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South West Rocks, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best way to see Sydney Harbour, sit outside, let the wind blow through your hair, take in the sparkling picturesque harbor and enjoy

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