One of Australia’s most iconic free events is back. Our beloved ferries race from Circular Quay to Shark Island and then back to a glorious finish at the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Key vantage points
Position yourself anywhere you can see the water at:
- Bradfield Park
- Blues Point
- Hicksons Road Reserve
- Overseas Passenger Terminal
- Sydney Opera House
Race in Ferrython
You can book a seat as a passenger in the Ferrython.
Get dressed in blue and join in the annual Ferrython race on the Blue Ferry, as it goes head to head from Circular Quay to Shark Island and then back to a glorious finish at the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Tickets cost $155 each and include morning tea, wine, beer, non-alcoholic drinks, a premium lunch box and a chance to take out the title of fastest ferry in Sydney!
Leave the car at home. Extra public transport services are running to help you travel to and from Australia Day celebrations. Plan your trip at transportnsw.info.
To support the celebrations, road closures will be in place.
Be sun safe, eat well, drink plenty of water and wear appropriate clothing for summer weather conditions.
There is no BYO alcohol and no glass allowed at the Rocks, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay, Hickson Road Reserve, Circular Quay East, Darling Harbour, and Bradfield Park in North Sydney.
Remember, Australia Day is for everyone. Be respectful of people at all times.