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Address: Steyne Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9976 1430
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Sun - Mon 6:00 am - 6:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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SHOP .....in the sunshine with over 200 stores to explore. Discover funky...

SHOP .....in the sunshine with over 200 stores to explore. Discover funky boutiques in hidden lane ways, wander through the weekend outdoor markets or splurge on a whole new wardrobe on The Corso. At every turn, it's sheer shopping pleasure to satisfy everyone. TASTE .....an amazing array of flavours in over 100 cafes, restaurants, bars and eateries. Whether it's a lingering lunch of classy dining, a sumptuous seafood selection for dinner, fast and fresh takeaway or a walk along the beach front with an ice cream in hand. Any time of day or night, you'll find a taste to tempt. LIVE .....life and discover your hidden talents. Get active with surfing, sailing, scuba diving... and everything in between! Take a dip at the beach, or try your hand at beach volleyball. And when relaxation is on the agenda, treat yourself to a hotel stay or enjoy some pampering at one of our many salons. The perfect place for adventure or to relax and explore. FEEL ..... the sand between your toes after a long day at work. Absorb the geography and the nature that makes Manly special. Nestled between the harbour and the ocean, over 40 beaches and walkways give an escape to the daily grind. Just cast out a fishing line, pack a picnic basket, or bask in the sun. Relax in your favourite spot and soak up the serenity.

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Starting with a very pretty and enjoyable Ferry ride to Manly Beach from Circular Quay is part of the experience. A great place to,enjoy the views, surfers, food, craft markets... read more

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Godfrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Starting with a very pretty and enjoyable Ferry ride to Manly Beach from Circular Quay is part of the experience. A great place to,enjoy the views, surfers, food, craft markets, speciality shops, bars, sandy beach, sun and fun.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Inexpensive ferry ride and a great place to spend an afternoon or evening. Did not go in the water but many places to people watch, grab a snack and libation. I recommend visiting the tourist center just outside the arrival area - plenty of maps and suggestions. You wont need to ride the bus unless you want to venture onward.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the ferry from Circular Quay to spend the day in Manly. Enjoyed the local shops and the beautiful beach. The day was just too short and would recommend that one rather stay over and enjoy everything Manly has to offer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the ferry from Circular Quay. There's all kinds of beach shops and cafes. The beach is clean and clear. It's easy to lose a couple of hours watching the water even if you aren't in it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take a ferry from Circular Quay to Manly for the best views of our beautiful harbour, then enjoy one of the excellent beaches, stroll along the esplanade or grab an ice cream or fish and chips from one of the many shops and just watch the world go by. Always busy, Manly is one of my favourite parts of Sydney.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach was very lovely. We came on a weekend near midday so as expected it was quite crowded. Nevertheless we still managed to have quite a lot of fun just relaxing on the beach. There are many souvenir and local shops around the area, as well as a variety of eateries. There was an art market going on too... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Manly beach is lovely. Lots of great shops and eating places too. I preferred this beach to Bondi beach

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's an OK trip from Sydney Harbour to Manly for a few hours. Nice beach but nothing special. Local cafes and shops are very touristy. Nothing to write home about.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Manly Beach is a great place to take a stroll and go for a swim. There is good snorkeling and lots of nearby cafes for breakfast or lunch. There were plenty of surfers out in the water when we went to visit this beach. The ferry ride to get to the beach is an event in itself!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the ferry ride to Manly. Loads to see in the half hour trip there. Manly is relaxed and nice destination. Markets on Saturday add to the shopping. The beach is great if to much surf or you have little ones go 10 minutes further to Shelly beach or back by the ferry terminal. Loads of good pubs,coffee shops and... More 

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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is a great way to experience Sydney Harbor Bay and the Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants as well, especially along the family-oriented areas like Shelly Beach. An excellent way to experience Manly is to rent a bike and explore the dedicated bike paths and off road trails. The North Head National Park is another must-see. Located on the southern tip of Manly, North Head National Park offers great bushwalks and panoramic views of the city.
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