Circular Quay Ferry

Rocket ferry services from Circular Quay include commuter services to Watsons Bay, commuter and school services and along the Lane Cove River, and tourist services to Taronga Zoo, Shark Island, Manly and Watsons Bay.  

Circular Quay - Watsons Bay Ferry

Circular Quay - Watsons Bay

Circular Quay - Lane Cove Ferry

Circular Quay - Lane Cove

  • One-way $7.40 | Child 4-15 $3.70
  • Multi-trip pass from $6.00
  • Commuter services Mon-Fri

Circular Quay - Manly Ferry

Circular Quay - Manly

Circular Quay - Taronga Zoo Ferry

Circular Quay – Taronga Zoo

Circular Quay - Shark Island

Circular Quay - Shark Island


Circular Quay

  • Sydney Opera House
  • The Rocks historic precinct & weekend markets
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Harbour Bridge walkway & Bridge Climb
  • Restaurants, bars & hotels
  • Big Bus Sydney & Bondi Explorer
  • Transport hub - cruise & ferry wharves & airport train line

Taronga Zoo

  • Australia's most famous Zoo with amazing wildlife including koalas, platypus, kangaroos and animals of the world - open daily 9am to 5pm
  • Headland natures walks towards Bradleys Head and Chowder Bay 


  • Short walk to famous Manly surf beaches
  • Ocean-front restaurants, bars & cafes
  • Discover the natural beauty of North Head Sanctuary (45min walk from Manly)
  • Fish n chips on The Corso
  • Cabbage Tree Bay Eco-Sculpture Walk on Marine Parade

Watsons Bay

  • Sydney's oldest fishing village
  • Waterfront restaurants & outdoor pubs
  • Home to the famous Doyle's seafood restaurant
  • South Head Heritage Trail and Hornby Lighthouse
  • Park and picnic grounds
  • Short stroll to beautiful harbour swimming beaches, the Gap, South Head & HMAS Watson

Lane Cove

  • Commuter and school services
  • 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, Riverview College Wharf Lane Cove

Shark Island

  • National Park Island
  • Perfect BYO picnic destination
  • Small swimming beach
  • Five picnic shelters
  • 360 degree harbour views from the Opera House to the Heads

Car Parking 

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Children Under 18 Years

  • Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on all licensed cruises.

Terms & Conditions 

  • Special payment and cancellation conditions apply to all special offers and special events. View our terms and conditions


  • Select your ferry option from the `Book this cruise’ box
  • Zoo Express includes return ferry, entry to Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari cable car (10am-3pm)*
  • Commentary on all tourist services

Need to know


TODAY'S Timetable   All the latest updates & operating dates

Circular Quay-Watsons Bay   Commuter service timetable

Circular Quay-Lane Cove   Commuter service timetable

Circular Quay-Manly   Tourist service sample timetable

 Circular Quay-Watsons Bay   Tourist service sample timetable

Circular Quay-Taronga Zoo   Tourist service sample timetable

Circular Quay-Shark Island   Tourist service sample timetable

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