Watsons Bay ferry wharf

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Watsons Bay
Watsons Bay ferry wharf, departing view, April 2017.jpg
Watsons Bay ferry wharf in April 2017
LocationMilitary Road, Watsons Bay
New South Wales
Australia
Coordinates 33°50′36″S151°16′52″E / 33.84344°S 151.28104°E / -33.84344; 151.28104 Coordinates: 33°50′36″S151°16′52″E / 33.84344°S 151.28104°E / -33.84344; 151.28104
Owned by Roads & Maritime Services
Operated by Harbour City Ferries
Platforms1 wharf (2 berths)
Connections TfNSW B.svg Military Rd Terminus
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
Services
Preceding station  Sydney Ferries  Following station
towards  Pyrmont Bay
F4
Cross Harbour
Terminus

Watsons Bay ferry wharf is located on the southern side of Sydney Harbour serving the Sydney suburb of Watsons Bay.

Port Jackson Part of Sydney Harbour, Australia

Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The harbour is an inlet of the Tasman Sea. It is the location of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. The location of the first European settlement and colony on the Australian mainland, Port Jackson has continued to play a key role in the history and development of Sydney.

Sydney City in New South Wales, Australia

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Services

Watsons Bay wharf is served by Sydney Ferries Cross Harbour services operated by SuperCat class ferries. [1]

Sydney Ferries public transport ferry service on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Ferries is the public transport ferry network serving the Australian city of Sydney, New South Wales. Services operate on Sydney Harbour and the connecting Parramatta River. The network is controlled by the New South Wales Government's transport authority, Transport for NSW, and is part of the authority's Opal ticketing system. In 2017-18, 15.3 million passenger journeys were made on the network.

Cross Harbour ferry services

The Cross Harbour ferry service, officially known as F4 Cross Harbour, is a commuter ferry service in Sydney, New South Wales. Part of the Sydney Ferries network, it is operated by Harbour City Ferries and services the Darling Harbour, Lavender Bay, Rose Bay, and Watsons Bay areas. Introduced on 26 November 2017, the service replaced the entirety of the predecessor F4 Darling Harbour service and the Watsons Bay stopping pattern of the F7 Eastern Suburbs service. Emerald-class ferries and SuperCat ferries operate the service.

Sydney SuperCats

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Watsons Bay wharf is also served by Captain Cook Cruises peak hour commuter services to Circular Quay. [2] At other times the Captain Cook Cruises Hop On/Hop Off Sydney Harbour ferry service operates via Watsons Bay wharf. [3]

Captain Cook Cruises is an Australian cruise operator. As of January 2018, the company operated 21 vessels on Sydney Harbour, providing a range of Government contracted and non-contracted Ferry services, Sightseeing, Dining and Charter Cruises.

My Fast Ferry operates Sydney Harbour tourist services via Watsons Bay. [4]

Manly Fast Ferry trading as My Fast Ferry is an Australian ferry operator on Botany Bay and Port Jackson.

PlatformLineStopping patternNotes
1
F4
Services to Pyrmont Bay
Captain Cook Cruises Watsons Bay Rocketpeak hour only [2]
Captain Cook Cruises Harbour Explorer
[3]
My Fast Ferry Cruises
[4]

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References

  1. F4 TimetableTransport for NSW
  2. 1 2 "Watsons Bay Rocket timetable" (PDF). Captain Cook Cruises. 7 April 2015.
  3. 1 2 "Harbour Explorer timetable" (PDF). Captain Cook Cruises. 14 May 2015.
  4. 1 2 Watsons Bay Sightseeing Cruise My Fast Ferry
  5. "State Transit route 324". Transport for NSW.
  6. "State Transit route 325". Transport for NSW.
  7. "State Transit route 380". Transport for NSW.