With its scenic harbour views, Collins Flat Beach, just north of Sydney city and nestled between North Head and Little Manly Cove, is an idyllic spot for a romantic picnic. Whether you're swimming in ...
Sydney by ferry
Manly ferry ride
Enjoy a day out on the harbour. Travel from Circular Quay to Manly by ferry and then go for a harbourside walk along the Manly to Spit Scenic Walkway. The 10km walk can take between 3-4.5 hours to complete, depending on how many spots you stop at for a swim or to admire the views. The walkway is well signposted with information boards along the length of the track. Return from Spit Bridge to Manly Wharf by bus.
Sydney Ferry info
Can there be a better way to travel around one of the world's most beautiful harbour cities than by ferry? Sydney Ferries transports commuters and visitors via the meandering blue waterways that form the very heart of the city.
There are regular services to Manly, Parramatta, Balmain, Watsons Bay, Sydney Olympic Park, Taronga Zoo and many other locations. The entire Sydney Ferries fleet is wheelchair accessible with 20 accessible ferry wharves. Tickets are available in the following locations:
- Sydney Ferries ticket outlets at Circular Quay and Manly
- Ticket machines at Circular Quay and Darling Harbour Terminal
- The Cafe on board the Manly Ferry
- A cashier on board some Sydney Ferry services (such as the Parramatta River services).
- Third party Pre-Pay ticket resellers.
If you're looking for a cruise on Sydney Harbour, head to Circular Quay and King Street Wharf where you'll find morning, lunch, afternoon and evening cruises, some including meals and entertainment. Find out more about boating on Sydney Harbour, Boating & sailing in Sydney or use the Tripview app to plan your journey.
Sydney Harbour National Park protects a series of foreshore lands and islands in and around one of the worlds most beautiful harbours including: North Head, Manly to the Spit, Middle Head, Bradleys He...
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