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Manly Beach

Address: Steyne St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9976 1430
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Super. Large bay, lovely sea and sand. Not tacky like Bondi. Ferry over from Sydney Harbour is cheap and efficient. gets very busy at weekends. Definitely worth a visit.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

It's great to get a sense of a different kind of Sydney, and see the beach culture up close. The Main Street is a bit commercial but there's some great little bistros around for a very reasonable (and fresh!) fish and chips lunch!

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sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Bondi may be the most famous of Sydney's beaches but personally I would choose Manly over Bondi any day. Better restaurants, much easier parking and very clean. Be careful parking on the beach front as it is very well policed but there are plenty of multi-story council parking stations near by.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Took the boast from circular quay to manly for the day. Very relaxed compared to Sydney. Plenty of shops and restaurants and beautiful, clean beach. Stunning views out over the beach and lovely walks around the coast.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Manly Beach sits at the entrance to Sydney Harbour and can be accessed by ferry from Circular Quay in about 30 minutes of a very scenic trip past icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, and a lot of pleasure boaters. The views of Sydney's skyline are excellent from the water. Manly itself is very touristy at... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Went with the family on the local ferry, The ferry took about 25 minutes. The ride was cool and scenic. My son loved it. The beach was crowded, The weather was hot but the water was cold. The exotic shops and the eateries are very reasonably priced and a variety is available. A very nice place to visit when you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Easy to get to, great food, lovely beach, bars. There's a great place on the beach for brunch, which I think used to be the public toilets and changing area!

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The beach was beautiful and clean. Water was pretty rough and the flagged area for swimming was not very big - it was warm in the water but a bit crowded

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Manly has a great beach and plenty of places to get good food and drink. The best way to get there is by ferry from circular quay, you'll get some amazing views of the harbour that way.

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Walpole, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This iconic beach, promenade and Corso is quite different to anything else in Sydney. Brings back memories of TV show Raffertys Rules. Eateries featuring local fish was a bonus. Stores along Corso offer a great range of interesting products. A really great way to spend a day.

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