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Palm Beach Ferries App “Fantasea Cruising” removed from App stores

The Palm Beach Ferries App “Fantasea Cruising” will be removed from both iOS and Google Play stores on the 12th of April.If you currently have the app installed on your mobile device, we recommend that you remove it, as we will stop publishing any updates for it, including any timetable information. For current timetables and…

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April 11, 2024

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

New Ticketing System

Fantasea Cruising has introduced a new Smartcard system replacing paper Travel 10 tickets. The Smartcard is account based, so you can top value up on your Smartcard, tap your Smartcard when you travel and manage your travel in real-time via our website of the new mobile app. Single Ticket Fares The new ticketing system will…

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July 29, 2022

Animals and pets on ferries

We have been reading all your comments on our recent facebook post regarding pets and animals onboard our services and have decided to review the NSW Passenger Transport Act and regulations again to see if we can still allow you to travel with them. Rather than strictly enforcing the NSW Passenger Transport Act and regulations…

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July 28, 2022