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Manly Scenic Walkway

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Getting out onto the Manly Scenic Walkway was the way to leave most of the people behind. Wonderful walks and great views.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Getting out onto the Manly Scenic Walkway was the way to leave most of the people behind. Wonderful walks and great views.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Personally a must do thing in Manly...an easy walk to Shelley Beach which is a protected beach...there are cafes along the way to enjoy a refreshing drink or two

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This question was not asked on our recent trip because it was such a pleasant experience. Manly is a place we've not visited before and so glad we did. This is a spot, that while time hasn't stood still, it certainly is holding on to its Aussie charm.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a wonderful way to see Manly from the Harbour, walk along the harbour beach, around the aquarium and you are on the Manly track. Follow it to the end past the boat marina, turn around and enjoy it again on your way back. Take the long walk from Spit to Manly if you have time.

Thank Bruiser99
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Sydney's great walks along the inner harbour. Easy walk with just a few small hills and lots of great views. Although not hilly, compared to the BLue Mts, it still needs a little fitness, or just take it very very slowly. Anytime of year is worth walking here.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have done this walk twice now, once on a Saturday, the other mid week. The week day walk was considerably quieter, much more peaceful. If your only opportunity is a weekend, still throw on your trainers and go for it, the coastline is stunning. We saw bright blue waters, rugged cliff edges, and plenty of Eastern Water dragons (big-ish... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following recommendations from friends we caught the bus from York St in the city to Spit Bridge and armed with our map set off to walk to Manly. As is often the way, the start is not clearly signposted although we found it fairly quickly. We noted the words gentle walk but soon discovered this is definitely not the case.... More 

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Balatonkenese, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get away from the crowd on a sunny day and take a book with yourself, or just lay down on the grass and feast your eyes with the scenery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early in the morning the walkway is just as beautiful but quiet and great for a 5-10k jog. If you're feeling adventurous you can run to the Spit Bridge and simply hop on the bus back to Manly. Make sure you look up at the trees and see hundred of (harmless) spiders up there..

Thank TexasTraveler477
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked with my friend there and it is a pretty short and flat walk. We walked to the top of the mountain, the big rocks up the top and down, walked a circle. It is such a great view, so many lizards and ocean view there. It is so easy. Total about 5km I would say.

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