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Shelly Beach

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #14 of 292 attractions in Sydney
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Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: Manly Beach to Shelley Beach  Manly Beach is about one mile long with a large foreshore and golden sands. The Northern end is called Queenscliff... more »
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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The best beach in Sydney ocean, protected and easily accessed. Clear waters all year around. Dive, snorkel, tan all day.

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West chester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Shelly is a short 10 minute walk from manly beach but is a definite must see! The beach itself is small but offers a lot of views and shells/ sea glass to collect while there. There is also stairs that lead to a breathtaking look out if you are up for seeing views of manly!

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Shelly Beach is an amazing beach for snorkeling. I visited the beach while on holiday and found all manner of fish under the water. Take some equipment and swim from fairy bower.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

On a walk round to Shelly Bay we could see scuba divers walking into the sea from the pebbled beach. As we stopped to turn and walk back we noticed dolphins playing not far from the shore. It was lovely to see them in the wild.

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Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is an easy walk from Manly along the coast . The water is crystal clear and you can swim in the pool halfway around or at Shelley Beach which has tiny waves. There is a coffe shop and a cafe part way around or the Kiosk at shelley Beach. The northern beaches is a great part of the world... More

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Sofia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Small but scenic beach. Clear water and white sand with various palm-trees around. Better bring some beach tent with you.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Walked along from Manly to Shelly Beach in beautiful weather. Quiet little cove but I'm sure it would be packed in Summer. Very scenic and safe for swimming.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Easy pathway from Manly to Shelley Beach along the ocean coastline is fabulous for strollers, bicycles, dog walkers and walker/ jiggers alike. The Kiosk at Shelley Beach is great for a meal or coffee or cool drink.

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Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We walked over to Shelly Beach from Manly Beach. A short 20 minute walk along the beach takes you past the lifeguard station, a couple of cafes, some scenic artwork, benches and sitting areas, etc. Once on Shelly Beach, the view of Manly Beach is beautiful. Shelly Beach is a protected cove, and is very picturesque. There you will find... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had a beautiful sunny day to see the beach and walk along the sea shore. We also went up the cliff above the beach for beautiful views. Highly recommended!

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