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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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We travelled to Manly it was a great way to see parts of the harbour. The ease of use is great especially if you have an opal card even better if you have a seniors card $2.50 per... read more

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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We travelled to Manly it was a great way to see parts of the harbour. The ease of use is great especially if you have an opal card even better if you have a seniors card $2.50 per day for tram train, bus and ferry.

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Thank Peter R
Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Since I was staying in Manly, I had to take the ferry almost every day to a from the CBD, and let me tell you, it is a great way to go around and see the beauty of the Sydney's Bay.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the ferry to manly on a lovely clear day. Sat outside and managed to get some lovely pics of the Opera house. Journey took about 30mins. Ferry got really busy, luckily we were at the front of the queue

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Possibly the long way to get to Manley, depending on where you're coming from, but the most relaxing for sure. Sitting on the top deck enjoying the sun and views on the way....put it on your list of things to do in Sydney!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Manly ferry is a great way to get a beautiful view of the majestic harbour, the Opera House and the many huge and beautiful homes of the rich and famous that come down to the waters edge. Plus when you arrive at Manly you get to see a great beach suburb - a famous beach with many great places... More 

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Anshan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

used to go to manly as a kid 45 years ago on the ferry, good to see not much has changed with this icon, bit more modern updated etc but still same good old ferry offering a great ride and wonderfull views, as a senior now had a go card and it only cost $2.50, you cant do any better... More 

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

A great way to get to Manly with a cooling breeze on a hot summer day.Leaving every half hour or so and providing refreshments on board.

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Thank Trish M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Circular Quay to Manly via the old ferry is practical and fun. Trip lasts about 20 min and is a good way to view the harbour, especially on the return trip back to the city, the views of the city opera house and bridge are spectacular. Ferries were clean and embarkation and disembarkation efficient and safe. It is fun to... More 

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

This is a great way to see our beautiful harbour without costing too much ,you see the navel boats ,sailing boats ,jet boats, luna park face .Once you get off the ferry you get to walk around Manly beach front,can go to the aquarium ,have lunch at one of the nice eatery's

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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the ferry trip, sat outside taking in all the views and smelling the sea air. Was able to purchase a drink onboard which was important due to being a hot day. It's a great way to see the harbour.

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