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Manly Fast Ferry

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Address: Manly Fast Ferry Booth 3 Circular Qy, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61295831199
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Manly Fast Ferry operates every day between Manly and Circular Quay, during...

Manly Fast Ferry operates every day between Manly and Circular Quay, during the weekdays off peak and on weekends we operate the Manly Flyer tourist service between Circular Quay, Manly and Darling Harbour.A 24 hour Jump on Jump Off ticket is available including harbour sightseeing commentary

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Trip Down Under

We used the ferry often to get in and out of the city from Manley. 2o min crossing. Good that had a bar on board. Occasionally it was a bit choppy on part of the crossing. Only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Andythechef
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly quick service to Manly. Friendly staff on board. Well worth using if you planning a trip to Manly. Service frequent too.

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Thank KPGLHUK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day started well with helpful staff at the Circular Quay Wharf but deteriorated when the ferry didn't stop at the Q Station or Fort Dennison. After asking the captain to let us off at the Fort, the next two boats didn't come in to pick us up despite being on the time table. We were left stranded! After having... More 

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Thank Jessica C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were given great directions by the staff at the Manly wharf, who even corrected us when we got on the wrong ferry so we could make it quickly to Taronga Zoo. Unfortunately I left my phone on the first ferry. The staff were fantastic and tracked it down to circular quay, the staff there were even going to run... More 

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Thank Kate H
Rainham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

We used the ferry often to get in and out of the city from Manley. 2o min crossing. Good that had a bar on board. Occasionally it was a bit choppy on part of the crossing. Only draw back the lats ferry is at 9pm so if out in the city at night you either had too get the large... More 

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Thank Andythechef
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite simply the best commute in the world! Fast, reliable way to get across the most beautiful city harbour. Some great options for the weekend as well - Watsons Bay is a must for Sunday lunch.

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Thank Oliver R
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get there in half the time of the regular ferry for 3 times the price. But the experience of gliding at high speed on a fast cat is worth it

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

If lucky, sunny weather rewards you with a nice view and the ride. On the way to city, I got lucky! You will see the back of Opera House. With a bridge.

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Thank Yoshimi_NZ
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

So we bought a ticket to Taronga Zoo which came with a 24 hour pass to use the ferry system. It was good to just be able to jump on a ferry and see the beautiful site of Sydney. Got to travel under the Harbor Bridge, see the Opera house, Kiribilli House and many other attractions. The skipper was very... More 

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Thank Ben T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I've been commuting with MFF for the past year, and while it was a little unreliable to start off with last year, the new vessels have improved the on-time performance and service consistency. The faster boarding and disembarking times make waiting times smaller, and connecting to transport services are much easier MFF should improve the Smartcard system with an online... More 

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Thank Niall P
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Pop over to Manly, nice beach, great little shops and a nice way to spend a day, definitely would recommend the ferry over and time here

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