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Manly Ferry

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Address: Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 2 8113 5400
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Great way to see Sydney Harbour, and relatively cheap. Spend some time at Manly and have a good look around, its a lovely spot.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great way to see Sydney Harbour, and relatively cheap. Spend some time at Manly and have a good look around, its a lovely spot.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the ferry to Manly to see the beach and aquarium. We enjoyed this ride so much - coming and going. Seeing the Sydney Opera House from the water was breathtaking. It helped to have a local with me pointing out important sites along the way. I would take the ferry just to enjoy the water and the views... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old but worth taking on this ferry to manly the trip over the harbour unforgettable and it shows what Sydney has to offer

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is no opportunity to buy tickets at a window from a human being! They are there but closed down... So if you battle with the machines at Manly - buy a return ticket. It is chaos to buy a ticket back from Sydney to Manly as in January 2017 most of the automatic ticket machines had broken down and... More 

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

I really enjoyed the trip on the ferry to Manly. It was a really lovely day and the trip was very peaceful. Lots of people taking photos, so you needed to be strategic. Many families among the tourists and lots of beach lovers.

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Thank JeanV7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was fun. It takes about 1/2 hour to get to Manly which looks quite interesting. I just took the boat ride there and back and it was a pleasant way to spend an hour in the searing heat. You can sit in the sun or stay in the shade, probably better on a hot day as it may get... More 

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Thank Carol H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very easy. Ticket from the wharf. Ferry every 20 minutes. Great 30 minute trip through the harbour towards Manly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They are very efficient in loading and uploading, there are some great sites to see in the short trip. It was $2.50 to uae the ferry on a Sunday well worth it. Photo is the opera house from the ferry

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Arncliffe, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow , you wont get better picks of opera house , harbour bridge and port jackson , even if you chartered a boat . Budget travel as well .

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great way to get to Manley Beach, but also to see the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. At approx $8 each way its really good value.

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