Central Coast Ferries
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Central Coast Ferries operate a regular ferry service between Woy Woy, Saratoga, Davistown and Empire Bay, on the NSW Central Coast

The Cockatoo Ferry

Groups, Private Charter, Sightseeing on the vintage ferry Codock II

The Cockatoo ferry operates a regular service during Christmas School Holidays. Information on fares and timetables below. Please note that this service does not operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Australia Day.

Outside these periods, the ferry is available for group bookings, or private charter.

Cockatoo Ferry 2 Hour Cruise - $15 for adults and $10 concession
Departs 10:15 am,cruise 2 hours and then back to Woy Woy Wharf OR the option of 1 ½ hour cruise via Davistown RSL return on regular service (1:15 pm or 2:15 pm) minimum of 25 or equal dollar value.

Private Charter (your choice of charter time & destination)
Hire costs for private charter are from $250 per hour plus GST.

Group Bookings Package Deal - Ferry Ride & Lunch included.
From $26 pp. For group bookings (minimum of 25 passengers)
The ferry leaves Woy Woy at 10:15am and tours for 1 ½ hours. Your group is then delivered to Central Wharf at Davistown, where the courtesy bus will pick you up or they can have the option of a short, flat walk to the RSL for lunch. Your group will then board the Saratoga for the return
journey at 1:15pm or 2:15pm. Call the club for the menu options and to book your table on 4363 0199. Payment is direct to the Davistown RSL for this package. Download the form below to book the ferry.

Click here for our group booking form

Bookings are essential for private charter and group bookings
For bookings call the skipper on 0432 631 212 or email the office info@centralcoastferries.com.au

" In periods of SEVERE weather warnings this service will NOT OPERATE. Please call the ferry 0432 631 212 if there are severe weather warning broadcasted to verify if service is operating. Thank you."



NOTE: Christmas Operating Hours

  • WOY WOY - ETTALONG: COCKATOO Ferry commences 27th December until Friday 23rd January . No service on Public Holidays
Woy Woy 9.40am Woy Woy 1.10pm
Saratoga 9.50am Saratoga 1.20pm
Hardys Bay 10.25am Hardys Bay 1.55pm
10.50am Ettalong 2.20pm
(disembark for 11am Palm Beach Ferry)
(disembark for 2.30pm Palm Beach Ferry)
Wagstaff 11.00am Wagstaff 2.30pm
(pick up from 10.50am Palm Beach Ferry)
(pick up from 2.20pm Palm Beach Ferry)
Hardys Bay 11.15am Hardys Bay 2.45pm
Saratoga 11.50am Saratoga 3.20pm
Woy Woy 12.00md Woy Woy 3.30pm


Fares for Woy Woy to Ettalong

Adult: $12.00
Concession: $10.00

Fares for Ettalong to Wagstaff

Adult: $4.00
Concession: $2.00

Current Route


Disability Access

All passengers with mobility aids need to call ferry PRIOR to journey to ascertain which ferry is running which service on the intended day of travel. Disabled access to the CODOCK II is limited as this is a well deck ferry ie it has stairs and is not suitable for wheelchairs, some walkers or scooters. Access to the SARATOGA is limited to wharf & tide scenarios. CCF reserves the right to interchange ferries on both runs as necessary without notice.

Terms & Conditions

Time Table subject to change without notice.
Charges apply for freight, camping equipment, canoes, bikes etc.
Runs may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Please note: All services are subject to alteration with or without notice due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. The company reserves the right to substitute another vessel and if necessary for reasons beyond the company’s control, to cancel the scheduled service, but will not be liable for any expenses incurred by the passengers caused by such substitution or cancellation. Central Coast Ferries reserves the right to refuse or accept passengers and/or their goods on its vessels. Persons considered affected by alcohol and/or anti-social behaviour will not be allowed to board ferries.


Palm Beach Ferry Service

Please visit website: www.palmbeachferry.com.au



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 COAST CHARTER BOAT COMPANY PTY LTD T/A's Central Coast Ferries - PO Box 5048 Empire Bay NSW 2257
Ph: 02 4363 1311   Fax: 02 4363 1211   Ferry: 0418 63 1313    Cockatoo Ferry: 0432 631 212   Email:
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