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Love the Sydney ferries

When visiting Sydney we always play on the ferries. This time we were lucky to travel to Watson's... read more

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Adelaide, Australia
Sydney ferry to Manly

A great trip on the ferry, see all the attractions that an expensive cruise covers. Make sure you... read more

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Auckland, New Zealand
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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...more
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Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

When visiting Sydney we always play on the ferries. This time we were lucky to travel to Watson's Bay on a fast Captain Cook ferry which was pressed into service by the government of the day. We took an older ferry back to Pyrmont which...More

Thank MacLachlan
Reviewed yesterday

A great trip on the ferry, see all the attractions that an expensive cruise covers. Make sure you get an opal card for all bus train and ferry use.

Thank malbarb2018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a fabulous way to see Sydney from the water.. Dont visit Sydney without going on the ferry. Go to the zoo.. one port to another absolutely anywhere. Its great value for money using your Opal card.

Thank charmaine3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We done the ferry to go under harbour bridge from north to south which cost us$3.60 or something like that, then we done it a few days later south to north an it cost us$6 I don't understand but that me whether it's to do...More

Thank BazzaKidwelly
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sydney ferries to manly etc good prompt service but could recommend the faster speed ferries only cus they take about 15 mins less other that that there all good

Thank daniel m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great way to see Sydney Harbour and at a great price. You have to purchase an Opal Card (available from many places around the city). The minimum top up for an Opal Card is $10, but if you plan to visit a lot of places...More

Thank tcb1606
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend used the Sydney terriers to day they are ferry quick and you do have to use you Opel card to get on the ferry, They go all over the place and are very clean I will use them inexperienced time I...More

Thank 603queens
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have a lazy one and a half hours spare, take the ferry from Parramatta to Circular Quay and see Sydney as you never see it from the road. You can then take a suburban train back to Parramatta, or for a much quicker...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A Great way to see Sydney we found this one of the best ways to get around excellent staff and very helpful and friendly, very clean boats

1  Thank Z715HTianp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The ferry's are cheap and easy to access. I strongly recommend getting an opal pass for all public transport in sydney. Travelling on the ferry gives you amazing view of sydney harbour bridge and opera house

1  Thank Alana S
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Henry V | Reviewed this property |
No, i believe you need one each. You can load it with a small amount say $20.
26 June 2018|
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Response from Ray E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get on and off the ferry at anytime you like. Also you can get on and off the buses and trains anytime you like and resume your travel, with the OPAL card