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Sydney Ferries

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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On Time Efficient Way To Get Around

The city has an app to download that tells you when the next ferry is arriving for your location... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Scottsdale, Arizona
Great way to see Sydney..or go to work

The signage was somewhat lacking on the ferry. Efficient service...relaxed way to trvael around a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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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“circular quay” (2,517 reviews)
“manly beach” (1,170 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday

The city has an app to download that tells you when the next ferry is arriving for your location. Pleasant ride to locations around Sydney and not expensive. Quick on and off stops. Easy to buy tickets at the vending machines close to each stop.

Thank Jlsellers
Reviewed yesterday

The signage was somewhat lacking on the ferry. Efficient service...relaxed way to trvael around a great city

Thank travel082015
Reviewed 2 days ago

I just love riding on the ferries. Take a ride on any one. Manly is the longest trip. It is the best and cheapest way to get out onto our beautiful harbour. Manly itself is worth a visit. You arrive on the harbour side and...More

Thank bjk447
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Using the sydney transport planner makes getting around Stdney harbour much easier Using the Opal card makes life much easier also Ferries are the best way to see the Barbour and get around in sydney

Thank John j
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love travelling by ferry! In the last few days we have had reason to use ferry travel a bit and found it rather good and relaxing. Sydney ferries, we have discovered, are a great way to travel, at least for us, but we have...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ferries are a great way to see the city and have an extensive list of routes, we had a great trip out to Cockatoo Island. You need to by a card to use the public transport but there is an OAP discount. They can...More

Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

very much needed to visit different areas around sydney and used a lot by people to go back and forth to work cost is good and service is quick

Thank Rolandme1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a Sydney resident and avid world Traveller my favourite form of public transport has always been the ferry and I use them regular. With regular times, apart from weekends, and great trips you can get to where you need to go and see some...More

Thank michaelmichaelj
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We used the ferry the day we walked across the Harbor bridge. You can buy an opal one time pass right before you board. We purchased the one time pass and took the ferry back to circular quay. A great option for when your feet...More

1  Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are multiple ferries, some fast, some ancient, plying the various routes criss-crossing the large harbour. They are convenient for getting to the like of Manly and Cockatoo Island, difficult to access otherwise. Circular Quay seems almost an institution. The ferries' ticketing is modernised since...More

Thank MadDocNI
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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.