Inner Harbour ferry services

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Inner Harbour
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Mode Ferry routes
Owner Sydney Ferries
Operator(s) Harbour City Ferries
Wharves 14
Fleet First Fleet

Inner Harbour ferry services connect suburbs on the foreshore of the inner Sydney Harbour with Circular Quay by commuter ferry. The services are provided by Sydney Ferries Corporation, an agency of the Government of New South Wales. These routes are coloured various shades of green on the current Sydney Ferries network map. Vessels in the First Fleet and Lady class generally service these routes.

The current (2013) Sydney Ferries timetable divides Inner harbout ferry services into three sections, each operating independently.

  • Darling Harbour services - Circular Quay, Milsons Point, McMahon Point, East Balmain, King Street (Darling Harbour) and Pyrmont Bay
  • Neutral bay services - Circular Quay, Kirribilli, North Sydney, Neutral Bay and Kurraba Point
  • Mosman services - Cremorne Point, South Mosman, Old Cremorne and Mosman
Sydney Ferry Supply

Wharves[edit]

  • Circular Quay is a major Sydney transport hub, with a large ferry, rail and bus interchange. The Cahill Expressway is a prominent feature of the quay, running from the east, over the elevated railway station to join the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the west. Sydney Cove was the site of the initial landing of the First Fleet in Port Jackson. Circular Quay was originally mainly used for shipping and slowly developed into a transport, leisure and recreational centre. Sydney Ferries services use wharves 2, 3, 4 and 5 at Circular Quay. Each wharf has ticket vending machines and ticket barriers, and is wheelchair-accessible.
  • Balmain East- This wharf also serves the suburb of Balmain East and is located on Darling Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Cremorne Point- This wharf serves the suburb of Cremorne Point and is located on Milsons Road. The wharf is wheelchair-accessible. There is a small cafe on the wharf that serves food and coffee every day from 6am-3pm. The wharf once sunk.
  • King St ferry wharf- This wharf serves Darling Harbour. The wharf is wheelchair-accessible.
  • Kirribilli- This wharf serves the suburb of Kirribilli and is located on Holbrook Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible. Kirribilli wharf is also home to a small gourmet eatery, the Kirribilli Wharf Café. The café is a popular destination for both members of the local community and international tourists alike.
  • Kurraba Point- This wharf serves the suburb of Karraba Point and is located on Kurraba Road. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • McMahons Point- This wharf serves the suburb of McMahons point and is located on Henry Lawson Avenue. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible. The wharf is located near the controversial Blues Point Tower.
  • Milsons Point- This wharf serves the suburb of Milsons Point and is located on Alfred Street South. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible. The wharf is located beside the Luna Park amusement park and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. During mid-late 2010, this wharf is closed for refurbishment. All services use Jeffreys Street Wharf instead.
  • North Sydney- This wharf serves the suburb of North Sydney and is located on High Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Neutral Bay- This wharf serves the suburb of Neutral Bay and is located on Hay Street. The wharf is wheelchair-accessible.
  • Mosman Bay- This wharf serves the suburb of Mosman and is located on Avenue Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Old Cremorne- This wharf serves the suburb of Cremorne Point and is located on Green Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Pyrmont Bay- This wharf serves the suburb of Pyrmont and is near the Australian Maritime Museum and the The Star casino. The wharf is wheelchair-accessible.
  • South Mosman- This wharf serves the suburb of Mosman and is located on Musgrave Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.

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