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Sydney Ferries

| Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Nice visit in Ferry

It was one of the very good experience during our visit in Australia. In the cool weather it is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Coimbatore, India
Nice way to get around

$2.50 cap on all travel in Sydney on Sundays is a cracker which includes ferries. Use it to get to... read more

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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 customers each year to destinations in and around Sydney.
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| Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8113 5400
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Reviewed yesterday

It was one of the very good experience during our visit in Australia. In the cool weather it is really enjoyable experience to travel in it.

Thank jmodi1981
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

$2.50 cap on all travel in Sydney on Sundays is a cracker which includes ferries. Use it to get to Manly and other destinations. Best option for a "harbor cruise" for sightseeing.

Thank Solomon K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got Opal cards the day we arrived. We put $40 on them. We used to get from Balmain East to wherever for 5 days. You can add money to card at all ferry wharfs and at many stores. We used for ferry, bus and...More

Thank Christy012
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rode the ferry return from circular quay to Watson's bay. Service left and arrived in time and was quickly loaded and unloaded with passengers. Pricing was reasonable and the views along the harbour magnificent.

Thank Gerrit T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice comfortable clean efficient service. Effective public transport at reasonable price. Clear announcements, friendly staff.

Thank Hellfire28
Reviewed 2 days ago

My favourite ride is Darling Harbour to Luna Park or Parramatta to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay. Parramatta is great as it takes you down the whole of Parammatta River. You can then either go back again by ferry or shop in Parramatta and catch...More

Thank KirstyZee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These are like water taxis to take you around in sydney like Manly beach and others a convenient way around.

Thank vibhu5129
Reviewed 3 days ago

We caught the twice hourly ferry to Manley using our Opal card and as with other forms of travel In Sydney it is not expensive. There is plenty of inside seating but also seats outside for those of us new to the journey. The journey...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely way to arrive in Sydney, from Rose Bay at least for us. Ferry was clean, view was great and price is really cheap.

Thank Za036
Reviewed 3 days ago

Been to Sydney a few times already, and have used the ferries multiple times each time. Its great to hop on and off around the surroundings of the harbour among other destinations, but also just to catch a refreshing view of the harbour itself without...More

Thank gotang20
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Raymond K
How much should I put on an Opal card for 5 days in sydney
18 March 2017|
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Response from Brian/Susan P | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much traveling you do we did Katoomba and back + a couple in the city for $20
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21 February 2017|
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Response from sue a | Reviewed this property |
An opal card which covers all pt they are available at airport station or Cnr shops to which card is free you just put credit on it.
We are landing in Sydney on 3rd October n planned to go to Melbourne n Cairns n coming back on 15th evening.We would be spending 3 red to 6th in Sydney n then leaving for Melbourne on 7th morning by train to have the countryside experience n flying to Cairns on 11 th n back to Sydney on 13th evening.Could you please guide us what all mportant places we must explore during our trip.In Cairns we are planning to explore Great Barrier Reef. Please guide us in detail starting from local transport to sight seeing facilities as we are travelling for the first time.
27 August 2016|
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Response from Janine85 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely recommend getting an opal card to travel around, this gives you access to trains, buses and ferries. Places I found really interesting were Sydney harbour bridge, opera house, blue mountains but you would... More