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“Great Day visiting different areas”
Review of Sydney Ferries

Sydney Ferries
Ranked #5 of 472 things to do in Sydney
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Owner description: 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.
Sydney, Australia
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“Great Day visiting different areas”
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We bought a one day pass for $22 which proved to be great as we went from Darling Harbour to Circular quay then on to Manley. The only thing is the day isn't long enough to do all you want to do, after we got back from Manly we went to Cockatoo Island - worth a visit but it is not what you expect. It is an Island where prisoners were kept, then turned into a naval shipyard.

Visited November 2013
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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“Excellent public transport system....”
Reviewed 30 November 2013

$2.50 per day for seniors to travel on bus/ferry/train - what a great deal! I recommend all major cities have the same thing!

Visited November 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“great fun”
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Is there a form of public transport anywhere in the world that comes with better views? Oh, and they're also very convenient...

Visited January 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Sydney Ferries”
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Ther are three types of ferries - the Inner Harbour, the smallest which ply between the inner harbour suburbs to the Gladesville Bridge, the Manly Ferries which go between the Quay, Zoo and Manly, and the Rivercats which go to Parramatta and a number of destinations beyond Gladesville Bridge.Your destination will decide which ferry you will catch. If the weather is fine, its best to sit outside and enjoy the harbour views as the ferry moves between its destinations. All are wheelchair accessable. The Harbour is full of history, so a harbour cruise with commentary is a good idea for visitors. Ferries can be used to acccess harbour walks....some brochures are available at Manly Info Centre near the wharf.

Visited November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“I love Sydney Ferries - an amazing way to commute!”
Reviewed 28 November 2013

You just have to love Sydney Ferries - what a great way to get around and commute. Sydney is one of the most beautiful cities that I know and there are few things that beat pulling out of Circular Quay in twilight and sailing round the Opera House.

You'll have the city, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House all in your view, and all for a ew dollars. One of my favourite things to do on a sunny day in Sydney is just to get on a random ferry and sit there watching the view on a full round trip.

Visited November 2013
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