Inner Harbour ferry services

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Inner Harbour
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Mode Ferry routes
Owner Sydney Ferries
Operator(s) Sydney Ferries
Wharves 20
Fleet First Fleet
Key dates

Inner Harbour ferry services connect suburbs on the foreshore of 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 light green, red, orange and lilac on the current Sydney Ferries network map. Vessels in the First Fleet and Lady class generally service these routes, along with some of the Cats Red-line services operate a loop between Circular Quay, Kurraba Point, Neutral Bay, North Sydney and Kirribilli.

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.
  • Birkenhead serves the suburb of Drummoyne and is located on Henley Marine Drive. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible or staffed at any time. The wharf is located beside the Birkenhead Point Factory Outlet Centre and Iron Cove Bridge. The wharf was served until 10 October 2010, when its services were truncated to Balmain West.
  • Balmain West serves the suburb of Balmain and is located on Elliot Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Woolwich serves the suburb of Woolwich and is located on Valentia Street. The wharf is wheelchair-accessible.
  • Greenwich serves the suburb of Greenwich and is located on Mitchell Street. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Birchgrove- This wharf serves the suburb of Birchgrove and is located on Louisa Road. The wharf is not wheelchair-accessible.
  • Balmain- This wharf serves the suburb of Balmain and is located on Thames Street. The wharf is not 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.
  • 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.
  • Darling Harbour- This wharf serves Darling Harbour and is located at the Sydney Aquarium. The wharf is 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kurraba Point'- This wharf serves the suburb of Karraba Point and is located on Kurraba Road. The wharf is not 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.
  • South Mosman- This wharf serves the suburb of Mosman and is located on Musgrave 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.

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