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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Frequent and pleasant to ride, the ferries give you the opportunity to explore Sydney Harbour. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Howarth S
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Great way to see the harbour

We took the ferry across the river to get back to where we were staying and the views were... read more

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Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.Having operated on Sydney Harbour and its related waterways since 1875, today Sydney Ferries carry over 14 million customers each year to destinations in and around Sydney.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday

Frequent and pleasant to ride, the ferries give you the opportunity to explore Sydney Harbour. The Opal card covers trains and the ferries (and buses). You can sit inside or outside, but you may need to be at the front of the queue to get...More

Thank Howarth S
Reviewed yesterday

We took the ferry across the river to get back to where we were staying and the views were amazing. It must be the best ever way to get to work for commuters and for one of our party who was very young he was...More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Talked to one customer person. Told to go there then told by one there go here wasted 20 minuets. No customer servers at all sack them

Thank pat1908
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Sydney ferries are a pleasant way to get around the city and see the sites from a different view point but avoid this mode of transportation if you need to be somewhere by a certain time. Sydney ferries do not run on time, heed...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is no better way to travel in Sydney than on one of the iconic ferries. Lovely views of the harbour provide many photographic opportunites.

Thank kittikati
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the ferry across to Manley for a modest $8.50 each. The swell was exciting, the views magnificent and the experience well worth having.

Thank ziazak
Reviewed 3 days ago

We too the ferries on wharf 4 in Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo. Ferries was older boat, but took on 12 minutes to the Zoo wharf. Use Opal card.

Thank jdchua521
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are at Bondi Beach, which you totally should be if you are in Sydney, take the bus to Watson's Bay and the ferry back to circular quay. The ferry ride is a breathtaking one, entering the harbour via sea. And it's cheap. Don't...More

Thank Joellni
Reviewed 3 days ago

One would debate that these ships are old, Well yes they are but an absolute Icon of Sydney . Always leave bang on time

Thank Aaron D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't miss any opportunity to catch a ferry to almost anywhere and just enjoy this fantastic harbour. But, a piece of advice, check out how to buy a ticket and the cheapest way of doing it. I didn't and I kept causing problems for very...More

Thank sherryl154
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Lynnette R
8 August 2017|
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Response from Gem P | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps 😊 Opal Travel Caps No matter how much you travel with an Opal card you never pay more than your Daily, Weekly or Sunday Travel Caps. Card type Daily Weekly Sunday Adult $15.40... More
Raymond K
17 March 2017|
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Response from marksmail | Reviewed this property |
Hi, depending on how much you want to yse the buses , trains and ferries you'd say start with 20 to 40 dollars. AND, remember you can top up at multiple kiosks all over sydney. I'd suggest to international visitors start of... More
21 February 2017|
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Response from sue a | Reviewed this property |
An opal card which covers all pt they are available at airport station or Cnr shops to which card is free you just put credit on it.