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Manly Ferry

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Address: Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61281135400
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Way to see Sydney.

This is a great way to see Sydney and you get Manly at the end with dozens of restaurants and lots of great walks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great way to see Sydney and you get Manly at the end with dozens of restaurants and lots of great walks.

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Charlotte, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the Manly ferry today into Sydney to spend the night just off Circular Quay. It was not a great day for the ferry as the southeast winds were pretty stiff and it was a bumpy ride from Manly based the Heads. As they slowed nearing Sydney, the ride smoothed out. We had some spray early on and many people... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice view. About a 30 minute ride. Lots of good food spots when you get to manly as well. We went for a lunch trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous view of Sydney's Harbour as you travel over to Manly. Seating inside or out depending on the time of year and weather. Friendly staff and always on time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Opal cards cap your daily spend at $15 and as the Manly ferry charges only slightly more than that, essentially the rest of your travel for the day is free! We took the ferry at 1730 and got phenomenal views of the Bridge and Opera House at Sunset. Then came straight back, and saw everything beautifully lit up. Breathtaking,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No need to take a tour of Sydney Harbour. Just take the Manly ferry for a fraction of the cost. In 30 mins you get to see the harbour, then you can have a nice lunch in Manly.

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Udaipur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took this ferry for manly beach. This ferry provides great views of Opera House, Harbour bridge, botanical garden, and rocky walls separating the bay from high sea. Nice experience. Enjoyed full...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Catch the ferry, see all the sights in 30 mins, get off and see one of the best beaches around, grab a few drinks and a feed, see the sights on the ferry on the way back at night. It's a win win really.

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice 30 minute trip. Good way to see the harbour. Nice & relaxing. Manley nice spot to visit. Nice coffe shops. Recommended visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The ferries to Manly Bay are much less expensive on Sunday (although are a bit more crowded.) Sit on the right side of the ferry on the outbound ferry for better views of the Opera House, etc.

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