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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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Manly Wharf lunch at friends

The ferry is so convenient. Very organized. It runs every half hour. I have friends that live at the Wharf and the other end as well. this is the best way to travel there from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The ferry is so convenient. Very organized. It runs every half hour. I have friends that live at the Wharf and the other end as well. this is the best way to travel there from the Quay.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even if you dont have time to go to Manly Beach catch the ferry for the harbour views and stay on for the return trip. Don't catch the expensive fast ferry just the standard slow one. You can use an Opal transit card if you have one. The coffee shop at the circular quay pier makes good coffee to take... More 

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth a trip to Manly ,interesting views of the houses and gardens along the way.Takes about half an hour to Manly which is a nice Little town at the end of the river. nice walk around Manley, great beach and good views. Make sure you obtain a prepaid card as they do not take cash.

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Thank Peter B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Manly Ferry is regular and direct, it takes about twenty minutes from wharf to wharf. The Manly Wharf is a ten minute walk from Manly Beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don;t miss this one. Good ride to Manly and a short walk to the beach through tourist shops. Clean boat.

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

buy tickets from machines near ferry a great cheap way to see the harbour and bridge/opera house and manly is a good place to spend a few hours

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Thank dave l
Vancouver, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy access at docks, clean ferry, and a quick ride to Manly Beach - which was a great beach to visit!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a very hot day we looked for something to do that would put us close to the water. We decided on a trip over to Manly Beach because I had not been there since 2001. Very easy and pleasant way to go.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun day out. Spacious ferry there and back! Nice leisurely trip. Definitely recommend using this ferry to get to Manly!

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

The 11pm ferry on a Tuesday is quite quiet so we took this after attending an Opera at the SOH. A nice way to travel back to Manly.

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