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Sydney Ferries

Whether you’re catching up on a little rest and relaxation, or visiting Sydney for the first time - travelling with Sydney Ferries is a captivating way to explore Sydney’s beautiful waterways, city centre and vibrant villages. From the sea to the suburbs - Sydney Ferries offers you the chance to uncover many of Sydney’s ‘hidden gems’ easily and affordably, with an all-in-one pass.

Sydney’s brightest hidden gem is without doubt the iconic Manly Ferry, which departs from Circular Quay, Wharf 3, to Manly Cove. It's best to take a journey in the late afternoon, when you can take in the gorgeous sunset over the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the back of the ferry before turning into serenely beautiful Manly Cove. Ride back on the bow of the ferry into a panorama of city light reflected in the world’s most stunning harbour.

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Tours

Darling Harbour
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Catch a ferry to Darling Harbour/Pyrmont Bay where you can visit WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Australian Maritime Museum, IMAX Theatre, The Star, Cockle Bay, King Street Wharf precinct and the Chinese Gardens - all within walking distance from the wharf.

Sydney's premier entertainment precinct offers a range of attractions for people of all ages and for anytime of the day. The Star and popular harbour side bars and restaurants are open until late. King Street Brewhouse, Cargo Bar, Bungalow 8 and the old pubs in the back streets.
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Circular Quay Wharf, Circular Quay Darling Harbour/Pyrmont Bay attractions, Darling Harbour
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Ferry Full Day, Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$6.00 Price Range Adult Single ticket
Taronga Zoo
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Experience one of the most beautiful zoos in the world with so many exciting new events and attractions! A visit to Taronga Zoo is a delightful experience for the whole family - young and old.

You can also explore the mega-exhibit - Great Southern Oceans. This attraction will take you on a journey from Australia's beaches and coastlines, to the depths of the southern ocean. Watch penguins "fly" under water and see the sleek seals make a splash in their new habitat pools.
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Circular Quay Wharf, Circular Quay Taronga Zoo, Mosman
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Ferry Full Day, Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$6.00 Price Range Adult Single ferry ticket only - does not include Zoo admission.
Manly
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Take the majestic Manly ferry to Manly 'only seven miles from Sydney and a million miles from care'. This is a phrase which now belongs to the people of Manly and when you get to this seaside town you will quickly realise why.

The world class surf beaches, lively pub and restaurant scene, Saturday markets, sea breeze and quiet, secluded coves seem a thousand miles from busy Sydney city.

Some fun activities you can pursue while in Manly include a visit to Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, fish and chips on the beach, parasailing, surfing lessons and whale watching. Experience typical Aussie beach culture in Manly or follow the coast north to Curl Curl, Dee Why and Narrabeen
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Circular Quay Wharf, Circular Quay Manly
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Ferry Full Day, Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$7.40 Price Range Adult Single ticket.
Balmain / Woolwich
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Balmain is a vibrant and artistic suburb known for its lively pub culture. Darling Street, which runs uphill from Balmain East Wharf, is a charming colonial avenue at the bottom end, and a bustling shopping and cafe precinct at the top end. Markets in the St Andrew's Church grounds are popular on a Saturday between 8.30am and 4pm, and live pub music brings people to Balmain on any night of the week.

The London Hotel, Unity Hall, The Royal Oak and The Cat and Fiddle are but a few feel good pubs in the area. You can also enjoy food of any description in Balmain - Thai, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, French, Greek and Indian are all on offer, alongside the trends of Modern Australian cuisine.
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Circular Quay Wharf, Circular Quay Balmain
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Ferry Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$6.00 Price Range Adult Single ticket
Mosman
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Sydney Ferries can take you to places many locals haven't even been to, including Mosman, North Sydney, Luna Park and Neutral Bay. Neutral Bay is where you will find 'Admiralty House', the official home of the Governor General. Take some of the walks alongside the Harbour and some of the most exclusive views in Australia. Mosman is one of the most exclusive suburbs in Sydney with sweeping views of the Sydney city skyline.
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Circular Quay Wharf, Circular Quay Mosman North Sydney and Luna Park, North Sydney Neutral Bay
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Ferry Full Day, Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$6.00 Price Range Adult Single ticket.
Watsons Bay
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Eastern Suburbs to Watsons Bay is home to the world-famous Doyles Seafood Restaurant and some of the best fish and chips in Sydney at the Watsons Bay Hotel. It is a short walk from there to the spectacular views from Sydney Harbour's South Head. This service also stops at Double Bay, with some of the most exclusive shopping in Sydney.
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Circular Quay Wharf, Circular Quay Watsons Bay Double Bay
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Ferry Full Day, Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$6.00 Price Range Adult Single ticket
Parramatta River
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Known as the 'cradle city' Parramatta has had a chequered history and has recently undergone a revival in business and residential development. The pretty, relaxing journey along the Parramatta River is a must for anyone who is looking beyond the regular tourist attractions for a way to experience Sydney. Once you reach Parramatta, enjoy a leisurely stroll through historic streets and landscapes. A single trip takes around 50 minutes.
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Circular Quay Wharf, Circular Quay Parramatta River Parramatta and surrounds, Parramatta
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Ferry Full Day, Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$7.40 Price Range Adult Single ticket
Neutral Bay
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Choose to walk a short way or take the day to discover the Harbour's northern shores. You can stroll easily along the pretty foreshores of Shell Cove and Mosman Bay stopping for tea or coffee along the journey at the Cremorne Point Wharf or Mosman Bay Wharf. Mosman Bay provided early settlers with heavy timber and became a whaling centre of the South Pacific up until 1840. Take a peek at The Barn - five stone buildings built by Archibald Mosman in 1831 to support his whaling business.

The second part of this walk takes you from suburban Sydney into rich, natural bushland. Sirius Cove Reserve is a popular picnic spot for locals and at Athol Bay you will find Taronga Zoo.
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Circular Quay Warf, Circular Quay Neutral Bay
Travel by: Duration:
Ferry Half Day or less, Night.
Price
$6.00 Price Range Adult Single ticket.
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