The price of a round trip ticket to ride the ferry to Manly is $12 (US$8.60). This can be included in the price of a weekly travel pass but if you are only making one trip it's probably more economical to just buy the ticket separately. Again, the price isn't bad for a boat ride on the scenic harbour.
I have to say the crowds at the ferry to Manly Beach are unruley, especially since today is a public holiday. Regardless I manage to pus my way to the front and get a prime seat on the upper deck in the front of the ferry. This ferry is about double the size of the ones that just take you around the inner harbour. It also move a bit slower.
The Sydney ferries are great! They speed around the harbour, arrive and depart with the accuracy of a train.
We've just arrived at Manly Beach after our 35 minute cruise...
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