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Shelly Beach

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

shelly beach is a peaceful little beach as lovely water cliff walks good paths and is sheltered from the wind and it is not to far to walk to manly beach

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Spontaneously found this little beach with a few friends one afternoon. It's definitely a more peaceful option if you decide to walk up from Manly beach. Sunset views were also very beautiful. Would come back again to use the outdoor bbq facilities.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

There is a lovely scenic walk from Manly Beach to Shelly Beach which hugs the cliffs and gives great views of Manly Beach and Queenscliff. It is a tarmacked path and is sheltered from the cold southerly winds, as is Shelly Beach. Both are sun traps which is good when its cold. The Beach is gently slopping and very protected... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Oh what a lovely little place! Nice and secluded, even though it's winter still lovely to walk on,have a note to eat or just sit and watch the waves

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you are a diver or just like to sunbake then Shelly Beach is the place to be no matter what time of year. It is a popular destination for locals and for this reason you will very rarely be alone but if you will see less people in winter (for obvious reasons). Diving is good all year round. Rays,... More

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Wonderful walk along the marked pathway from the Manly Surf Club in the southern corner of Manly Beach.

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Brixham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You can keep the Caribbean when you have such an idyllic beach as this one .. Pretty little community of a beach , houses restaurants lots of Flora & Fauna & safe snorkeling & swimming Idyllic

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This little beach is a short, beautiful and easy walk from Manly. It is sheltered and without waves. Wonderful for a picnic or a swim. Absolutely beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Shelly Beach is a great sheltered beach with great outlook to Manly Beach. Also great easy walk to and from Manly with cafes and kiosks. Nice grassy area for picnics, BBQ and can easily be walked from Manly wharf about 2 kilometers away or car parking available at the top of the picnic area. Not suitable for surf. Many joggers... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A sheltered spot for picnics, or sunbathing, or just to watch the sunset...an easy walk from Manly ferry...will not disappoint!

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