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Palm Beach Hopper

Explore the magnificent Pittwater with a Palm Beach Hopper Pass!

Palm Beach Ferries

Connecting the Northern Beaches, Pittwater and the Central Coast since 1982

Meet your new Smartcard

Our new Fantasea Smartcard offers discounted fares, auto top-ups and Tap & Go

High-Speed Passenger Transport

Fantasea Palm Beach Ferries provides exceptional ferry services between Palm Beach, Wagstaffe, and Ettalong Beach.

Departing regularly from the Palm Beach Wharf, the picturesque journey takes just 30 minutes, passing by Barrenjoey Headland, made famous by the long-running TV drama ‘Home and Away.’

As you cruise through Broken Bay, past Lion Island, and around Box Head, you might be lucky enough to spot a local seal or even a whale on its annual migration.

View current timetables for ferry services between Palm Beach, Wagstaff, Ettalong Beach, Bennetts, Bonnie Doon, Basin, Currawong and Mackerel

Available Cruises

Most Recent News

Ettalong Channel Dredging Soon to be completed

The Dredger is getting close to finishing operations in the Ettalong Channel. TfNSW will shortly release some hydrographic soundings of the channel. Palm Beach Ferries has begun its own trials within the channel. An update will be made shortly when and if, it may be safe to resume services to Ettalong and Wagstaffe. We will…

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September 15, 2023

Ettalong Channel Dredging has started

Transport for NSW has started to dredge the Ettalong Channel as of yesterday, Thursday the 23rd of August, 2023. The necessary Environmental & Crown Lands licence has been approved and this allows them to remove up to 30,000 cubic meters of sand. Services will keep operating to Patonga Wharf while the dredging is underway.  The Dredging…

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August 25, 2023

New Fares Effective 1 January 2023

New Fares Effective 1 January 2023 Transport for NSW, in line with the recommendation from IPART (Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal), has increased one way fares. As a result our new fares as from 1st January 2023 are as follows: Route Type With Credit Card With Smartcard Palm Beach – Wagstaffe – Ettalong…

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December 16, 2022