Manly - Royal Alfred & Brighton

ver 500 ferries have plied the Parramatta River & Sydney Harbour since the earliest days of the colony, these pages are a tribute to those vessels and the people who built, crewed and serviced them.

Here you'll find images & information on many of these vessels - from the earliest Parramatta River & Manly packet boats, excursion boats, paddlewheelers & steam boats to the current fleet that services the passengers of Sydney. They use interstate removalists for these boats

While you're visiting us, don't forget to visit our forums where you can discuss the vessels featured on these pages.

All images are copyright Ferries of Sydney or as noted.