Current Fares Private Ferries

IPART makes recommendations on the maximum fares that may be charged by seven private ferry operators that provide regular passenger ferry services under contract to the NSW Government in the Sydney, Central Coast and North Coast areas of NSW.
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Transport for NSW set maximum fares for private ferries for 2017 in accordance with our recommendation in the following table. 

Ferry operators can choose to set their fare below the maximum fare. To obtain actual fares for different services you should contact the ferry operator directly.

We recommended the following maximum adult fares for single journeys for 2017:

Operator

Maximum fares in 2016

($2016)

Recommended maximum fares in 2017

($2017)

Changes in maximum fare

($2017)

Brooklyn Ferry Service $7.00 $7.30 $0.30
Central Coast Ferries $7.80 $7.80 -
Church Point Ferry Service $8.00 $8.30 $0.30
Clarence River Ferries $8.00 $8.30 $0.30
Cronulla and National Park Ferry Service $6.40 $6.40 -
Matilda Cruises (Circular Quay to Darling Harbour) $7.40 $7.40 -
Matilda Cruises (Circular Quay to Lane Cove) $7.40 $7.40 -
Palm Beach Ferry Service (Palm Beach to the Basin) $7.80 $8.10 $0.30
Palm Beach Ferry Service (Palm Beach to Ettalong) $11.30 $11.60 $0.30

After we recommend fares, the Secretary of Transport for NSW is then responsible for deciding on maximum fares.  Ferry operators can then choose to set their fare below the maximum fare.  To obtain actual fares for different services, you should contact the ferry operator directly.

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