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Sydney Ferries

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Address: | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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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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Departing from Circular Quay, the Sydney Ferries are very efficient and low cost. You can tap in/out or use a combo card that works on the railways too. Efficient boarding and... read more

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Departing from Circular Quay, the Sydney Ferries are very efficient and low cost. You can tap in/out or use a combo card that works on the railways too. Efficient boarding and disembarkation. They're busy with commuters and tourists. The trip to Manly is great, letting you take in so many great sights, as you pass Pinch Gut Island and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Using opal card you can pay for the ferries and visit nice beaches around Sydney. They are very cheap.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Public transport that's nailing it! Free wifi, clean amenities, google maps has the schedule correct, the staff are friendly, the ferries are clean...a lot of other states could learn from sydneys ferries.

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Even if you're not going to the zoo, treat yourself to at least one trip on the water on a Sydney ferry - it's a perfect way of seeing more of the harbour and offers great photo opportunities for the Opera House and bridge.

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

These Sydney icons are a must experience for any visitor to the city. Leaving from Circular Quay, they run like clockwork and have set wharves and regular announcements like a train station.The Sydney transport system operated with a tap on/off card. Visitors don't have to buy a plastic card. You get your ticket/card from ticket machines at CQ which take... More 

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

Easy efficient trip to and from Manly (from Circular Quay) - and it was the weekend and school holidays! Staff always eager to assist, making the whole experience pleasurable and easy to enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All destinations clearly shown on the display with the appropriate quay. Easy to board and very friendly staff on hand to assist where needed. Comfortable boats, be they monohull or catamarans. Reasonable prices and, of course, a fantastic location.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Quick, efficient, regular and give great views. A wonderful way to sightsee and get about all rolled into one. Just get your Opal card ASAP.

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

This is the best and most enjoyable way to travel around this beautiful harbour. There are many great routes to try, suggested journeys are to Manly, to Parramatta and to Watsons Bay to name but just three. However there are many more great sites to visit. A must for any visitor to Sydney.

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One of the best ways that you can enjoy the city is by ferry. This vessels allow you to experience the city and the views from the sea. The best day to enjoy it is on Sunday because is so much cheaper, you just need 2.50 $ for all the day!!!

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