Watsons Bay Ferry


  • Return rocket ferry ticket
  • Watsons Bay - Circular Quay

Need to know

  • 7 services during the daily peak (Mon-Fri)
  • Direct to the city in 20 minutes
  • One-way ticket Adults $7 / Child (4-15 years) $3.50
  • Return ticket Adults $14 / Child (4-15 years) $7
  • Ferry10 Adults $62 / Child (4-15 years) $30
  • 6 Month Travel Pass $1499 ($598 free dining with every pass - see More Info for details)
  • Register for Live Timetable Updates here  
  • See More Info for
    - Where to buy tickets
    - School Annual Pass



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Relax and take in the sights of our beautiful harbour as you cruise to work aboard a Rocket Ferry between Watsons Bay and the City. This fantastic new commuter service operates Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, during the peak hours. Seven direct services will get you to and from the city in just 20 minutes. Single, return, Ferry10 and annual Schools pass ticket options available  

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  • Single, Return, Ferry10, 6 Month Travel Pass and School pass prices
  • Where to buy tickets
  • Register for live timetable updates

New Watsons Bay Ferry - Peak Hour Service

Price - Adults

  • One-way $7.00
  • Return $14.00
  • Ferry 10 - $62.00
  • 6 Month Travel Pass - $1499
  • SPECIAL - purchase a 6 Month Travel Pass and receive a Gold Dinner Cruise for 2 (valued at $398) FREE - download an application
  • SPECIAL School Parents - purchase an School Annual Travel Pass for your child ($590) and receive an adult Ferry 100 for only $590. 

Price - Children

  • One-way $3.50  (4-15yrs)
  • Return $7.00 (4-15yrs)
  • Ferry 10 - $30.00 (4-15yrs)
  • School Annual Travel Pass - $590.00 (Infants, primary or secondary school student)
  • School Annual Travel Pass Application

Price - Concession 

  • Eligibility - holders of a valid Concession or Senior Card issued by an Australian Government agency
  • One-way $3.50 
  • Return $7.00 
  • Ferry 10 - $30.00 

Where to Buy Tickets

  • Return tickets can be purchased online
  • One-way, Return & Ferry 10 tickets can be purchased on board the vessel at Watsons Bay and Circular Quay, or from Captain Cook Cruises, Circular Quay (Wharf 6 - 9am-7pm daily) or Darling Harbour (Pier 26 9am-5pm daily)
  • Please note Opal Cards cannot be accepted for this service
  • Tickets are only valid on Captain Cook Cruises vessels

Watsons Bay Ferry does not operate on Public Holidays. Special or limited timetables may operate on selected special events.

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy 

YOUR SAY CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH - As Sydney-siders, this was a memorable occasion for us. We love Captain Cook Cruises & have done many of your cruises. We just wanted to congratulate you on your high standard of service, food & attention to detail. It is a credit to all involved. Natalie & Warren, NSW