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Manly Beach

Steyne St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
61 2 9976 1430
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Ranked #15 of 291 attractions in Sydney
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing
Traveler Description: Manly Beach is  "seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care"  - a quote penned by the Port Jackson and Manly Steamship Company who were... more »
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Lots to see and do for a full day, from the beach at the ferry, through the shopping area to beach and ocean views, a great day experienced

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Such a beautiful beach and surrounding area, walk the Corso it's just brilliant. enjoy great food and drinks at manly wharf. a great place to visit.

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Iloilo City, Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

love this more than bondi. less backbackers, less commercialism. choices of restaurants were better and over all, i find this more elegant than bondi/

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I love Manly beach! I'm not a huge beach person, but I have to say, this beach definitely has it's perks.

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Did as was suggested on here.. We took the ferry from Circular Quay for the 20 minute ride to Manly. The weather was overcast but ok.. when you leave the ferry just walk straight and follow the crowd. There are enough bars/ restaurants on the way so no one would go without. Lots of people surfing which was cool to... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Just a short 30 min ferry ride from Circular Quay. A fantastic suburb of Sydney. Some excellent independent shops and bars and some fantastic fish and chip shops. Walk around the town and along the seafront. It is truly beautiful. Top off your visit to a fish and chip restaurant and a bottle of ice cold beer. Bliss!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

we took the ferry from circular quay to manly what a lovely way to travel. Our 1st trip the weather was not brilliant so we had a wander round and walked to shelly beach and then up to the headland for a wonderful view, its quite a track and not well signed once you leave the car park but is... More

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Lovely bars, shops etc along the way to the beach. Definately worth a visit, especially if the weather is good. Quite good beach for surfing.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Manly beach, from South Steyne to Queenscliffe, has everything anyone needs when spending a day at a gorgeous beach. No crowding whatsoever, stunning clean clear ocean, enough food outlets to keep you fed forever, bike hire, board hire, amazing very experienced lifeguards, hotels aplenty, with entertainment at certain times......... NOTHING BAD could ever be said about Manly Beach...''THE'' one and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I am biassed because I live on the Northern Beaches but Manly is a must to visit. Start by getting there on the ferry from Circular Quay. They go every half hour. Once you get there you can walk to the beach, restaurants, cafes and bars. You will get a "local"feel here. Walk around the Shelly beach, have a coffee... More

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