Ferries

Sydney Ferries can be traced back as far as the First Fleet in 1789. The first ferry service went from Sydney Cove to the settlement of Parramatta and was officially named The Rose Hill Packet aka The Lump. The Rose Hill Packet was built by convicts and powered by sail and oar. Today, Sydney’s world famous ferry fleet are an integral part of the city carrying millions of passengers to numerous destinations for work and pleasure .