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Sydney Harbour rocket ferries are the most fun way to travel to work, school or play. Each day our red and white ferry fleet zooms along the `harbour highway' between Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Fort Denison, Watsons Bay, Shark Island, Goat Island, Luna Park and Lane Cove. 

FREE FERRY SPECIAL

Free with full price attraction entry tickets 

  • Free Circular Quay - Manly return sightseeing ferry with
    - Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
  • Ferry prices represent free ferry with full priced attraction entry

ZOO EXPRESS FREE UPGRADE

Taronga Zoo Express
The most fun way to travel to the Zoo. A great savings bundles including return rocket ferry departing Circular Quay or Darling Harbour or Manly and entry to Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari cable car ...

Manly - Circular Quay Sightseeing Ferry
Sightseeing ferry to Manly aboard the rocket ferries - "seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care". This scenic return service will get you to Manly East Wharf from Circular Quay in around 30 minutes via Taronga Zoo and/or Fort Denison ... 

Manly - Taronga Zoo Sightseeing Ferry
The most fun and way to travel to the Zoo. Forget sitting in traffic on the way to the Zoo, Rocket ferries depart from Manly (Manly East Wharf) ...

Fort Denison Ferry
Visit the Fort in the middle of Sydney Harbour. A fun and fascinating day for the whole family. Ferries depart from Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Manly and Watsons Bay ... 

Watsons Bay Ferry
Relax and take in the sights as you cruise to work aboard a Rocket Ferry between Watsons Bay and the City. This fantastic new commuter service operates during the Monday to Friday peak ... 

Shark Island Ferry
Shark Island is Sydney's most popular picnic island with 360° harbour views. Ferries depart throughout the day from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay ...

Goat Island Ferry & Tours
Join a return ferry and guided tour of Goat Island departing Circular Quay the second Sunday of each month ...

Luna Park Ferry
Luna Park is just for fun! Rocket ferries depart regularly throughout the day from Circular Quay (tickets from Wharf 6) to Sydney's famous amusement park ...

Darling Harbour - Circular Quay Ferries
Rocket ferries depart every 45 minutes from Circular Quay (tickets from Wharf 6) and Darling Harbour (tickets from Pier 26 next to Sydney Aquarium). The journey takes approximately 15 minutes ...

Lane Cove Ferry
Dump the Victoria Road and Epping Road traffic and travel to work between Hunters Hill, Longueville, Northwood, Greenwich, Birchgrove and the City in relaxed comfort on a rocket ferry along the Lane Cove River ...

Darling Harbour Express
Save time and money with a combined rocket ferry between Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and entry into your choice of SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo or Madame Tussauds all located at Darling Harbour, or Sydney Tower Eye in the city centre ...

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Come face to face with amazing sea life! Save time and money with a combined rocket ferry between Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and entry into SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium located at Darling Harbour ...

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Ferry
Come face to face with amazing wild life! Save time and money with a combined rocket ferry between Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and entry into WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo located at Darling Harbour ...

Madame Tussauds Sydney Ferry
Come face to face with famous stars! Save time and money with a combined rocket ferry between Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and entry into Madame Tussauds Sydney located at Darling Harbour ...

Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary Ferry
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary is smaller than Darling Harbour is a favourite with locals and visitors alike. The penguin show and the shark diving are a hit with both kids and adults. Visitors have the chance to interact with a wide variety of marine life and see Manly's iconic little penguins. With an abundance of incredible marine life, from cuttlefish, lionfish, baby sharks, seahorses to octopuses, there is much to see at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary. Save time and money with a combined ferry between Circular Quay and Manly and entry into Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary ...

Sydney Tower Eye Ferry
Get the big picture of Sydney, its harbour, the city and mountains from Sydney Tower! Save time and money with a combined rocket ferry between Circular Quay and Darling Harbour and entry into Sydney Tower Eye, located at 100 Market Street, a 500 metre walk from Darling Harbour ...

Combo 2 Attractions FerryJump on a rocket ferry between Circular Quay and Darling Harbour (return) and visit two of Sydney's most popular attractions. Your Combo 2 Attraction Ferry includes entry to any two Merlin attractions - SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo or Madame Tussauds Sydney all located at Darling Harbour, or Sydney Tower Eye in the city centre, plus your return ferry. Visit them both in one day, or up to 30 days from your ferry ...

Combo 3 Attractions Ferry
Jump on a rocket ferry between Circular Quay and Darling Harbour (return) and visit three of Sydney's most popular attractions. Your Combo 3 Attraction Ferry includes entry to any three Merlin attractions - SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo or Madame Tussauds Sydney all located at Darling Harbour, or Sydney Tower Eye in the city centre, plus your return ferry. Visit them all in one day, or up to 30 days from your ferry ...

Ferries do not operate Christmas Day. Special or limited timetables operate on 26 & 31 December, 26 January and selected special events.

Available at additional cost

  • Upgrade to the 24-Hour Hop On Hop Off Harbour Pass with free reboarding at Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay and Luna Park plus optional reboarding at Fort Denison, Shark Island and Manly

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy 


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Goat Island Ferry More Info 2nd & 3rd Sunday of
each month
$37.50pp

Visit the Goat Island Ferry page for cruise and Goat Island guided tour information

White Bay Cruise Terminal City FerryMore Info Big Ship Days $9.00pp

Visit the White Bay Cruise Terminal City Ferry page for the latest information

Other Cruises - Special Events

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December 31
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January 26
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February 14
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December 25
Boxing Day
December 26
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May - June
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November
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May
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September
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March
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November - December
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July
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Food Festival
Good Food Month
School Holiday Fun
Great Offers for Kids
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May - November
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March
Biennale
March - June 
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