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Manly Ferry

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

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Great views from the water!

I highly recommend taking the Manly ferry! It's about $8 each way and you'll see awesome views of the Opera House, the bridge and other boats! It runs about every half hour... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I highly recommend taking the Manly ferry! It's about $8 each way and you'll see awesome views of the Opera House, the bridge and other boats! It runs about every half hour. Sit outside and keep your eyes open for dolphins!

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Be sure you know the schedule. Missed it by 2 minutes had to wait 30 minutes for the next one. Great view of Sydney while on this ferry. Smooth ride today ferry was large not a lot of rocking back and forth. Buy tickets from kiosk.

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

Thouroughly enjoyed our trips on the Ferry to Manly. Very easy to use but can get very busy at Commuter times! Fabulous Sunset view on the way home - captured in on camera. Loved the fact Aldi/Lidl was so close to the Manly ferry entrance! The Ferry was clean and you can choose to sit in or ooutside. Drops you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the Manly Ferry over and back to Manly for dinner one night. It is a nice cruise and not terribly long. The schedule is suitable for spending time there and getting back at a reasonable hour.

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Thank RC1944
Pacific Harbour, Fiji
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sometimes we just ride the ferry to have an hour plus out on the water. Great trip good price brilliant scenery. Well worth the ride.

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Thank XstreemFishing
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great ride with good views as you travel across the Sydney Harbour. If you are an Aussie Senior Citizen make sure you get an Opal pass before you start your holiday and the ferry ride to Manly will be very cheap. The seats are comfortable and there is plenty of room to move around. There is a... More 

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Ampang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a good and relaxing way to get an overview of Sydney Opera House, the Harbour bridge and the surrounding area. Lots of photo opportunities for those who like to take photos or those who like their photos taken. The ferry was well-maintained and very comfortable.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Maybe because I have been on a lot of ferries, this one didn't stand out at all. It was clean, on time and had plenty of room for everyone. a good way to get to Manly beach. way better than driving.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well organised, on time, not expensive and good fun, a good way to get to Manly from Circular Quay. The currents can be choppy, but if you're careful you'll be OK.

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Thank Jacky W
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful trip across the harbour. Plenty of seats indoor but if you want outdoor seats at the front or even along the sides you will want to be at the front of the line as they usually fill up the quickest. We stood along the side of the boat on the way to Manly and the views were beautiful. Great... More 

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