Garden Island Ferry

Inclusions

Need to know

  • Valid on Rocket Ferries only
  • Reservations essential for groups
  • Access subject to government approval
  • Children (4-15 years) $7.50 return
  • Map

Timetable

Note Garden Island will be closed 31Jul-25Aug17. Services will be operational again from 26Aug17.

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Check Your Date   Special timetables operate on selected dates

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Garden Island is home to the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre with Panoramic harbour views. Ferries depart throughout the day from Circular Quay. Connections available from Manly and Watson's Bay. More Info ...

Garden Island is located in the exclusive eastern suburb of Potts Point, Sydney

  • The location of a major Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base
  • Boasting panoramic views of Sydney Harbour
  • Called Garden Island because it was planted in 1788 during the first few months of European settlement
  • Home to The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Heritage Centre, which opened to the public in 2005. The Heritage Centre
    - is the official museum of the Royal Australian Navy
    - exhibits items such as weapons, clothing and personal mementos dating back 100+ years
    - houses the conning tower from one of the Japanese midget submarines that attacked Sydney Harbour in 1942
  • Salthorse cafe is open to enjoy a light meal, coffee or cold drink with indoor and outdoor dining available 
  • Picnic tables and seating are also available 

Circular Quay

  • Sydney Opera House
  • The Rocks historic precinct & weekend markets
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Harbour Bridge walkway & Bridge Climb
  • Restaurants & bars

 

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

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy 

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