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Manly Beach

Steyne St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
61 2 9976 1430
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Ranked #21 of 300 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

One of the places that you must visit if you are in Sydney. Brought my kids there & they love it so much. You need to take a cruise to Manly but it is worth a visit. The beaches are great. Had fun with my kids there. A big thumbs up for this place!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

go where the locals enjoy the beach, this has a nice layout and protection from the wind at one end. Very relaxed and no hassles beach.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

lived the ocean front life for nearly 4 years and left in 2000; had a great time and have been back twice since. good bars and restaurants plus the beach of course

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I had no particular reason to go to Manly; I just wanted to take a ferry. The ride was fun and quick. I then had lunch at one of the many eateries. As it was a lovely day I sat outside on the deck, the only person to do so. Having put the waitress to the extra scrapping, I left... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited Manly beach after being recommended by a friend. It's one of the nicest beach areas I have had the pleasure of visiting. The weather wasn't the best when we visited, but the beach was still busy. Lots of people walking along the beach front & catching waves. We had a beer & wine at the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was a really nice beach to swim at. It had very warm waters and lovely sand also. However, sharks do come and go so be wary of the shark siren sounding!

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Beautiful beach, easily accessed by ferry, which is a bonus, as you get to see some spectacular views on the way. Perfect for a day trip to chill, surf and for people watching

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is a beach, it is in Manly, worth the ferry trip by the way, especially in stormy weather, a bit exciting. Cool suffer types and families messing around, as good as Bondi but without the cachet.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went off season and it was crowded as heck! Don't think i'd enjoy it in the peak of summer. We ate at the Pantry which had an excellent view, incredible food/cocktails although it was very pricy.

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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A beach lovers paradise, the ferry trip to get there gives a wonderful view of the harbour, on the day we went there were so many large yachts on the water. Some great walks along the coast from cenrtal Manly.

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