Traveling by ferry is one of the best ways to soak in the sparkling beauty of Sydney.
When the sun is out and the sky is clear, a ferry trip not only offers amazing views, it’s also peaceful way to travel.
Along with being a relaxing way to get out and about, there are plenty of great destinations to visit around Sydney Harbour too. There’s the Sydney Opera House, Cockatoo Island, Manly Beach, Luna Park, Taronga Zoo and the bustling Barangaroo precinct to name just a few.
But it’s not just famous landmarks and locations that a ferry can take you to. Check out 12 delicious cafes you should visit by ferry this weekend.
Paying for your ferry trip
It’s important that you choose the correct ticket type or payment method for your trip. There are different options available to you, from Opal cards, Opal single trip tickets to credit cards.
Here are the different ways you can pay for your journey for ferry services that stop at Watsons Bay and Taronga Zoo.
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A few tips: there are no refunds for Opal single trip tickets. Fares do vary between operators and payment methods. And lastly, your Opal travel benefits are only available when Opal cards are used on Sydney Ferries.
Plan your trip
There are several ways to quickly plan your next ferry trip. These handy travel apps are available for both iPhone and Android smartphones. Each uses real-time data to give you up to the minute travel information at your fingertips.
Plus you can always use the Trip Planner tool below to see the different routes and services available to you.