Sydney River crossing: Ferry ride to Parramatta

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Sydney River crossing: Ferry ride to Parramatta

Ferry trip from Circular Quay to Parramatta, a historic route. Once arriving at Parramatta, sign board scenic walk along the riverbank.

Starting the tour

Circular Quay, ferry to Parramatta

Section 1:
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Start at the Parramatta Visitors’ Centre near the intersection of Market St and Church St.

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Parramatta Visitors’ Centre

Section 2:
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Turn right at the river and walk along the shore around past the Parramatta Swimming centre to your right.

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Parramatta Swimming Centre

Section 3:
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Continue along the river past the Old Kings Oval to your right.

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Old Kings Oval

Section 4:
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Then continue along passing The Parramatta Stadium also to the right.

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Parramatta Stadium

Section 5:
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Continue along until you come to a foot-bridge crossing the river to your left.

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Foot-bridge

Section 6:
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Turn left again and along the other side of the river past the Dairy Precinct.

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Dairy Precinct

Section 7:
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Continue along the river past the Amphitheatre to your right.

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Amphitheatre

Section 8:
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Along still until you can see the Old Government House to your right.

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Old Government House

Section 9:
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Loop around to the right and pass Tudor Gatehouse to the left.

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Tudor Gatehouse

Section 10:
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Further along you will pass the Rose Garden on your left.

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Rose Garden

Section 11:
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Also, Macquarie St Gatehouse to your left.

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Macquarie St Gatehouse

Section 12:
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To the right further along you will see Cloud 9 Baloon Flights.

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Cloud 9 Baloon Flights

Section 13:
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From here you can loop around the entire park or cut through past the amphitheatre again following the river back to the foot-bridge to the other side and back to the Visitors’ Centre.

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