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Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Beautiful beach and coastal walk

The walk from Manly Corso to Shelley Beach is lovely, the beach is very pretty and peaceful with a fantastic restaurant as well. If you continue up the steps, the track will take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The walk from Manly Corso to Shelley Beach is lovely, the beach is very pretty and peaceful with a fantastic restaurant as well. If you continue up the steps, the track will take you around the cliff tops to The National Park. Really worth the extra time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It is a little paradise in the hectic life of Sydney and the walk there from Manly is the most relaxing and refreshing

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Nice beach, worth the wander out from Manly. Flipflops are a must! Watch out for surf boards in the shallow water and snorklers!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A marine reserve area around the corner from the famous Manly beach. Walk down the pathway from Manly and enjoy this shelly sandy stretch of beach. Perfect for snorkelling, swimming, relaxing. Lots of BBQs and grass, with travellers and locals enjoying the last of the afternoon sun. Cafe and fancy restaurant located here as well. With lots of paid parking... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It is a pleasant walk from the ferry dock to this beach. People were snorkeling, but I did not go into the water. The best thing was the look-out and path back to Sydney through the headlands

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This was one of our favorite beaches here in Australia. It was a bit out of the way from where we were staying but worth the drive. The beach was well taken care of and it was not overcrowded like others. We did some shelling but not a whole lot around more of a swimming beach.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Wide beach, clear water, BBQs and a coffee shop - what's not to like?! There is parking available, but it tends to fill up quickly at the weekend. It's only a short 15-20 minute walk from the Corso in Manly, and a beautiful one at that. Possibly the best place for snorkelling in Sydney, great for SUP, and if you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

You can walk to Shelley Beach along the seaside cliff walk from Manly beach ( about 1 k) and it is bracing, beautiful and you get to Shelley Beach which is like a safe little cove away from it all and yet so close to the intensely habituated cliffs of Manly on one side and the wildness of the ocean... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A cute little beach, which is always crowded and fun. A short walk from Manly Beach and The Corso. A short walk up the hill leads to Spectacular Views of the Northern Beaches and North Head cliffs.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

You can take the regular ferry from Circular Quay to Manly beach about 30 minutes, or half that with the JetCat which costs a little more. If you're not in a hurry and want to enjoy the view, take the ferry. When the ferry docks at Manly, you will be close the Manly Aquarium, and lots of shops and restaurants.... More 

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