"In a country at the top of the world, or the bottom according to your point of view, there's a city that's built around a harbour. So instead of getting around on trains, buses, cars alike, some of the people that live there have to travel in boats, which are called ferries. This is a story about the smallest of all the ferries, whose name is Fred."
— The Narrator at the start of each episode

Sydney Harbour is an Australian harbour and the main location of Ferry Boat Fred.

Fred scared

G'day Mate, this page needs to go to the doctors. Can you get this page back sailing?