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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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Bobbing along on the river past the Opera House and the naval base and the church where Nicole Kidman got married. What a lovely way to spend half hour. Even better if you meet... read more

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bobbing along on the river past the Opera House and the naval base and the church where Nicole Kidman got married. What a lovely way to spend half hour. Even better if you meet someone on the ferry who points out various interesting buildings and fills your head with new facts. Get an outside seat if you can.

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the Manly Ferry on a Sunday, while in Sydney, just because we wanted to discover what this venue had to offer. The busy beach area in Manly is similar to Coney Island, The Boardwalk in Atlantic City and any California beach-front locale. Locals, families and vacationers flock to this beach and tourist venue to witness lots of activities,... More 

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

This is something that must be done when in Sydney. Every time I go to Sydney I take this iconic cruise. Great opportunity for photos on the water of Harbour Bridge and Opera House

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

A godsend in comparison to using the road! Cheaper, quicker and reliable! Rush hour can be a little busy, but not anywhere close to the annoying traffic jams. Every weekday!!

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

This ferry trip is roughly 40 minutes. There seem to be a fast one, but I didn't try. You can touch on your Opal card to get on board. Regular boats depart from Circular Quay. During the week, there is direct route from Darling Harbour. Most boats provide Wifi. If it's good weather, please sit outside the cabin. During the... More 

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Thank LaXue
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Basically there are two types of ferries to Manly... slow and fast ... both are great in their own ways ... slow one allows you to take in all that's around you and to enjoy the sights ... the fast pretty much does the same ... but far quicker... I enjoyed both several times ... great way to get around

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the best value way to see the harbour, just top up your Opal card and use it to get the ferry to Manly. Very scenic trip, nice and breezy on a hot day.

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Thank Sarah L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We travelled to Manly it was a great way to see parts of the harbour. The ease of use is great especially if you have an opal card even better if you have a seniors card $2.50 per day for tram train, bus and ferry.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Since I was staying in Manly, I had to take the ferry almost every day to a from the CBD, and let me tell you, it is a great way to go around and see the beauty of the Sydney's Bay.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the ferry to manly on a lovely clear day. Sat outside and managed to get some lovely pics of the Opera house. Journey took about 30mins. Ferry got really busy, luckily we were at the front of the queue

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