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Harbour ferry

Exploring the Sydney harbor on the Sydney ferry is a must for your itinerary during your trip to Sydney. Travelling on the ferries is the cheapest and most efficient way to reach Sydney 's centre and harbour side suburbs. Over 39 destinations can be explored from on board the popular ferries.

Even today, the Sydney ferries are used as a means of public transport by the locals. Tourists and backpackers favour the ferry trips as a cheap and enjoyable means to see the breathtaking Sydney Harbour . A popular tourist trip is on the ferry from Manly to Circular Quay, taking in the beauty of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge . The travelling time is approximately 30 minutes, allowing you to relax and soak up this extraordinary scenic location. You can opt to sit either in or outdoors at the front and back of the ferry.

Arriving at Manly wharf there are numerous restaurants and the Manly Hotel to take in a pleasant seaside lunch. The delicious ice-creams and cuisines are not to be missed! If you want to speed up the experience, then the popular Jetcat will speedily return you to Circular Quay. If you are still not satisfied you have seen enough then there are also ferries to places such as Watson's Bay and Balmain for a fresh outlook on the extraordinary harbour. Ferries run all day and the regular timings make it an ideal option for getting around the harbour to see a range of different sights. A day tripper ticket is a great option if you plan to visit several parts of Sydney on the ferries.

There are harbor cruises available to explore the beauty of Sydney 's waterway; however the cost of the cruise is pretty high. These cruises are available with commentary and last longer, but if you are on a budget then you can't beat the value of seeing Sydney Harbour on a ferry! To see the broadest range of sites the Manly to Circular Quay trip is recommended, where you can take the time to enjoy Sydney Harbor and even see the city lights at night.

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