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Sydney Ferries

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Address: | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8113 5400
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Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on...

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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I am so impressed with Sydney Ferries! I am from out of town and I have family living on the north side of the harbour so when visiting, I use the Ferries regularly and absolutely... read more

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Bowral, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am so impressed with Sydney Ferries! I am from out of town and I have family living on the north side of the harbour so when visiting, I use the Ferries regularly and absolutely love it. They are so reliable you can set your watch to them and the staff are professional, proficient and courteous.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the ferry rides. We used it about 3 times during our stay in Sydney. A better way to travel than being stuck in traffic on the roads!

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This form of transport is absolutely fantastic and so cheap It really makes travel fun and easy. It's so easy to get the ferry to one location then hop onto another one to get to another location The whole experience was fun and got us where we needed to be

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I rode the ferries constantly and was treated to an unofficial mini tour of the city of Sydney and the Harbour on each ride. The ferries were always on schedule, and the staff were always polite, courteous and emphasized safety.

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Mandurah, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Efficient service on clean vessels and from clean modern terminals. It's a great way to see Sydney from the harbour.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Splendid morning out on the harbour with a trip from Circular Quay to Rose Bay. Then a cab to Bondi Beach. Ferry was clean, swift and a great cheap way to get around the city on a nice sunny day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the ferry..morning and evening is so pleasant..even the choppy seas are fun. Circular Quay to Parramatta is delightful. A suggestion for operations,would it be possible to run a ferry from Watsons Bay to Manly or Mosmon without having to go to city. Straight across the harbour? Would save so much time.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a lovely experience with very helpful and friendly staff. Would really recommend this to all visitors. Well managed and organised and we all felt very safe on the water. We saw all the sights at Darling Harbour and ferried to Manly as well. The Sydney Opal transport cards are very handy as one can use them for the train,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Caught ferry to manly which is a perfect day trip to escape Sydney. Very comfortable and can sit inside if you get cold. Cheap way to see the harbor.

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Bairnsdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three days in Sydney staying at a hotel near Circular Quay and were able to jump on a ferry at will. Firstly bet an Opal card you cant travel on any public transport without one. You can order one on line a week before you travel or buy one at a Sydney Kiosk but its much easier to... More 

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