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“Forget Bondi, go to Manly”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Manly Ferry

Manly Ferry
Ranked #8 of 470 things to do in Sydney
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Prague, Czech Republic
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“Forget Bondi, go to Manly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

As a first time visitor to Australia you read in all the tourist books about Bondi Beach, but once speaking to locals, they all advise to go to Manly. From the Sydney Harbour the Manly Ferry goes every 30 minutes and is very convenient. Manly beach is definitely worth to visit, after the freezing Europe felt like heaven.

Visited April 2013
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“Great photo opportunities”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

This is a great ferry service, wifi on board and a snack bar. This service beats some of harbour tours and Manly beach is wonderful.

Visited March 2013
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North Herts
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“Smooth waters”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

A terrific way to see the harbour, bridge and Opera house on a trip to Manly. The beach there was smooth and appealing, shops were interesting and eating places around were inviting, I would certainly make the trip again given the chance.

Visited April 2013
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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
“Don't sit outside at the front if its windy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

The ferry to many is really enjoyable as you get to see a lot of Sydney Harbour for not much money. If its really windy though, please be aware that as the ferry passes the gap to the open sea a sizeable sea swell comes in and the ferry ploughs straight into it. The people sat at the front outside got soaked as huge curtains of spray come over the bow. Some people panicked to try and get away and it was very close to a couple of elderly women falling over. On days like that sit at the back.

Visited February 2013
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Dundalk, Ireland
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“Great cheap way to see the harbour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

Great way to see the harbour and the city. Manly itself is well worth a visit too. Lovely beach and lots of places to eat. Highly recommended

Visited March 2013
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