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Fantasea Palm Beach is a ferry boat company which is based in Palm Beach, a northern suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The company operates scheduled ferry services, whale watching cruises and charters.
The Palm Beach Ferry service operates a fleet of four vessels:
- Fantasea Crystal, a 24 metres (79 ft) high speed catamaran built in 2003 with a capacity of 222 passengers
- Fantasea Spirit, a 24 metres (79 ft) high speed catamaran built in 2002 with a capacity of 222 passengers
- Golden Spirit, a 18 metres (59 ft) high speed catamaran built in 2001 with a capacity of 163 passengers
- Myra, a 15 metres (49 ft) timber monohull ferry built in 1985 with a capacity of 150 passengers
The FantaSea boats were used in & purchased from the Whitsunday-based (Queensland) company, Fantasea Cruise Group (http://www.fantasea.com.au/page/about/index.html)
The Palm Beach Ferry Service operates two scheduled ferry services:
- Palm Beach to Ettalong and Wagstaffe, crossing Broken Bay and the mouth of the Hawkesbury River
- Palm Beach to Coasters Retreat, The Basin, Currawong Beach and Great Mackerel Beach, in the northern part of Pittwater
A service from King Street Wharf near Darling Harbour to Bayview Park in Concord was previously run by Palm Beach Ferries. This route proceeded via Abbotsford and Cabarita. The service is now run by Sydney Ferries as part of its Parramatta River services.
- On Sunday, 7 November, 2010, at approximately 4.30pm, a speedboat crashed into the Fantasea Spirit (owned and operated by Palm Beach Ferries, operating for Sydney Ferries) 100m from Meadowbank Wharf on the Parramatta River, injuring six people. The Skipper of the speedboat, a 49-year-old Dundas man, was charged with culpably navigating in manner dangerous causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) and operate recreational vessel negligently causing death or GBH. 
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|Intercity||Blue Mountains Line | Hunter Lines | Newcastle & Central Coast Line | South Coast Line | Southern Highlands Line|
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|Stations||Bus terminals | Ferry wharves | Light rail stations | Railway stations (urban) | Railway stations (regional)|
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