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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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Catching a ferry is very easy, clearly displayed which gate you need to go to for which service. Purchase an opal card and you can scan on and off easy as on buses, ferries and... read more

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Catching a ferry is very easy, clearly displayed which gate you need to go to for which service. Purchase an opal card and you can scan on and off easy as on buses, ferries and trains.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great value - especially if you're on a Seniors card. We always use a ferry at least once when we are in Sydney. I've always made a point of taking the ferry to Manky as a Sydney "must do" and I've even taken the ferry to Parramatta (quite an experience as you get close to the destination and it's quite... More 

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Do yourself a favor - grab an Opel card from the nearest 7 11 store and spend an hour or two cruising the harbor on one of their many ferries. Such an inexpensive way to see the sights of Sydney from the water and you can get on and off at the many touristy destinations (zoo, manly beach, aquarium to... More 

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Cahors, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A day on the water with Sydney Ferries is a great way to spend the day. The ferries ran on time, the staff were great, the ferries were clean.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Used it to travel to Manly. Right on time and a nice trip. Be aware they do not run late at night and they are not recommended on windy days

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the ferry to Taronga zoo and back and oh did we enjoy the fresh air on our faces and the lovely views of the harbor. As a tourist, this is something you want to do if you want to soak in the harbor views and also to enjoy a wonderful day.

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Seelyville, In
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take your opal card and climb aboard. Wonderful trips across one of the greatest harbors in the world.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sydney ferries are a unique way to travel around the wonderful bays of Sydney. Whether you are a tourist or commuting it is such an enjoyment to view Sydney life.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best transportation mode to Tarango Zoo, Manly Beach, Darling Harbor. Best view of Opera House and Harbor Bridge.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing to get on any of the ferries and just sit and watch Sydney harbour unfold lovely trips everyone of them

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