Rocket ferries serving Sydney Harbour

At Captain Cook Cruises we go that extra nautical mile, to provide great service. Our rocket ferry fleet offers a range of private ferry services for commuters, school children and leisure activities throughout the Sydney Harbour National Park. We also offer live SMS updates for real time service changes on selected services.

  • COMMUTER & LEISURE
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    Watsons Bay Ferry

    Watsons Bay commuter, school and leisure services operating on rocket ferries between Circular Quay, Manly, Taronga Zoo, Shark Island, Darling Harbour and Watsons Bay.

    • One-way or Return Ferry
    • OpalPay accepted onboard
    • Free WiFi onboard
    • Multi-trip passes available
  • COMMUTER & SCHOOLS
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    Lane Cove Ferry

    Lane Cove River commuter and school services operating on rocket ferries between Darling Harbour, Balmain East, Jeffrey St Wharf North Sydney, Circular Quay, Long Nose Point Wharf Birchgrove, Greenwich Point, Bay St Wharf Birchgrove, Northwood Wharf, Longueville Wharf, Alexandra St Wharf Hunters Hill and Riverview College Wharf Lane Cove.

    • One-way or Return Ferry
    • OpalPay accepted onboard
    • Free WiFi onboard
    • Multi-trip passes available
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    Taronga Zoo Ferry

    Ferry to Taronga Zoo and visit Australia’s most famous zoo, situated right on the waters edge. Rocket ferry services between Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, Manly, Watsons Bay and Taronga Zoo

    • One-way or Return Ferry
    • OpalPay accepted onboard
    • Free WiFi onboard
    • Combine with Taronga Zoo Entry
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    Manly Ferry

    Visit famous Manly Beach and corso. Rocket ferry services between Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay and Manly. Opalpay accepted.

    • One-way or Return Ferry
    • OpalPay accepted onboard
    • Free WiFi onboard
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    Shark Island Ferry

    Visit Shark Island one of Sydney's most spectacular picnic destinations. Return rocket ferry services between Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Manly and Shark Island. Includes National Park fees.

    • Return Ferry inclusive of NPWS landing fee
    • OpalPay accepted onboard
    • Free WiFi onboard
    • Commentary
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    Circular Quay Ferry

    Circular Quay is the ferry hub of Sydney bounded by the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the west and and the Sydney Opera House to the east. Rocket ferry services between Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Shark Island, Manly and Circular Quay.

    • One-way or Return Ferry
    • OpalPay accepted onboard
    • Free WiFi onboard
    • Multi-trip passes available

Onboard Payment Options


You can pay onboard using OpalPay, credit or debit card, or with the Captain Cook Cruises app, offering discounted multi-trip eTravelPasses for commuter and school services. Please note we do not accept cash onboard our private ferries.

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Upcoming special events and service changes

Please note special timetables operate on selected dates due to the variety of special events on the Sydney Harbour calendar. Explore our timetable section for the latest information.

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