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Manly Ferry

Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Not to be missed for great views from Sydney harbour

Great to mix with locals and tourists alike. So many things to see on the way. Go on the upper deck... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Regular Ferry Ride to Manly

The ferries leave on a regular basis out to Manly & the famous surfer beach. The day we went out... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Circular Quay | No. 3 Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday

Great to mix with locals and tourists alike. So many things to see on the way. Go on the upper deck for the best views.

Thank Mahonia16
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ferries leave on a regular basis out to Manly & the famous surfer beach. The day we went out was a rough crossing with waves crashing over the front of the ferry so we were glad to dock and visit Manly.

Thank WilliamHorn
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice experience to visit in Ferry from Manly, it was really good to seat on front side and view the very good journey.

Thank jmodi1981
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go on Sundays only $2.50 capped on all public transport for the day in total. Great views of the opera house and harbour bridge.

Thank Solomon K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Scenic way to get to Manly ... just make sure to have your Opal card with you ... otherwise it costs about twice as much to get single trip tickets - I left mine in my coat pocket. It also takes a while to line...More

Thank faysie2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you're looking for a budget harbour cruise catch this ferry to Manly. You get views of the bridge, opera house, and Sydney heads. Can get a bit rough on windy days for those who get seasick but lots of fun and great views.

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Manly Ferry is cheapest way to cruise on harbour and Manly makes a great place for a day trip is staying CBD. 30 min tip is a great way to see harbour and once in Manly plenty of places to eat and walk across to...More

Thank 11jim
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you need to get between the city and Manly, this the best way to do it whilst get a great view. I'd definitely recommend for anyone wanting a cheap view of Sydney Harbour from the water. There's also loads to do in Manly (try...More

Thank Louise_137
Reviewed 5 days ago

This will get you to Manly, but the thrill is in the ride, with great views of the harbor, especially the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Sydney Opera House, and a fun cruise as the wind whips through your hair and your enjoy the ever-changing shoreline....More

1  Thank IndyJim49
Reviewed 5 days ago

Catching this Ferry is so worth the trip. We caught the 9am ferry and spent the whole day in Manly. The weather was just fantastic although it got quite cold around 3-4pm. We wondered around the foreshore and was lucky to experience lots of market...More

1  Thank Kare8798
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I have a Zimbabwean driver's license and I wanted to know if I am able to drive myself. I see we use the same side of the road.
17 December 2016|
Response from Greer L | Reviewed this property |
In Australia driving laws vary from state to state. You may need an international license or carry yours with you with an English translation.
Where to get the ferryhow much each way for seniors - length of trip??
4 September 2016|
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Response from Nurserosie | Reviewed this property |
You catch the ferry at one of the pies at Circular Quay. Near the Opera House. It was $4.60 Australian dollars each way. Very nice ride on a nice day. Took 40 minutes . It was cheaper because I bought an Opal transportation... More
Yvonne B
Can you use your opal card on the fast ferry to Manly. If not what is the price return for seniors
29 July 2016|
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Response from nzbuddy | Reviewed this property |
We tried using the Opal Card on the fast Ferry and were denied passage so we caught the standard Ferry.This was last week.