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Sydney Ferries

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Address: | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Sydney Ferries is a public transport agency, providing ferry services on...

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.

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The best way to travel.....

Inexpensive and easy to navigate, by far the best way to reach less busy attractions and remote beaches. Fun, safe and speedy.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Inexpensive and easy to navigate, by far the best way to reach less busy attractions and remote beaches. Fun, safe and speedy.

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A great way to explore the harbour! We caught the ferries to the zoo and around and was a great trip for a low cost

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Great way to travel and see Sydney, good price too. Fast and efficient and lots of different destinations. Use same opal ticket as trains.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Really surprised at the lack of organisation or health and safety regards from my experience on the Watson Bay ferry wharf. No structured queue whilst waiting on wharf, just became a free for all when ferry arrived, with little or no regard for children, prams, infirm etc... Maybe the Aussie way!

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Thank Alan056
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Sydney five days and were on a ferry everyday going somewhere. Great way to see the area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great fun mode of transport in Sydney. You can catch to the zoo or to manly beach where you can swim with mermaids or ride donkeys along the sandy beaches

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A fantastic network of routes The vessels whilst old are extremely well maintained. They run on time. They are clean The wharfs and boarding platforms are good. The onboard staff / crew are excellent. They are helpful and friendly. A very cost effective way of seeing Sydney by water. They could have more opal card recharge stations. They cues around... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Sydney ferries are a great way to get around. Going regularely and always on time they are a mode of public transport not many cities have. Compared to busses the ferries are expensive to travel with but often the best and fastest way to get to places like Manly, Paramatta or North Sydney.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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We took ferry over to taronga beach. Very easy to access sepia lily with a opal card(transport ticket) regular and on time. Spacious and clean. Perfect way to travel to many places.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All the ferries are very frequent and go to a range of venues. Best to buy an Opal card which allows you to use, boats, busses, trains to full advantage. They also run late so you can go out to Manley for a meal and return to Sydney ok.

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