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Address: Steyne Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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+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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A nice ferry trip to an ocean beach

This beach is a must do just for the ferry ride. (use the slow ferry not the fast one for better sightseeing) Once there walk the main street(with some interesting shops) to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beach is a must do just for the ferry ride. (use the slow ferry not the fast one for better sightseeing) Once there walk the main street(with some interesting shops) to the main ocean beach. The beach has lifeguards at most times in the summer and changing rooms and showers. Please swim between the flags as this beach does... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful beach, white sand, blue water. There are many trails to take to different beaches and beautiful views.

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Thank sacarajane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Manly beach was the first beach we went to and was absolutely stunning! Surf rescue were very attentive and friendly - current was very strong - but great way to spend the day.

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Walla Walla, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My favorite in Sydney. Very clean and safe Beach. Great little beach town. Highly recommend the fish and chips but lots of other places to eat.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everyone said it's the nicest beach in Sydney. It may be but humans are making it ugly. It was completely littered with rubbish and no one seemed to be bothered by it. I was sadly disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our time at Manly Beach. We took a hop-on hop-off Ferry using our iVenture card to Manly and spent the day there. Fun waves to splash around in, plenty of shopping and cafe's nearby for a break, surboard lessons if you wanted, and I rented a body board. The white sand is fantastic and really fine, which makes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely beach. Not overcrowded. Wide paths, plenty of seating in and out of the sun. Forget Bondai beach (only go there to tick the box).

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Barefoot Bay, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The world famous Manly Beach is interesting only for the beach bunnies. Otherwise, it is pretty much like any other beach.

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We felt Manly beach was much more impressive than Bondi. A short walk through the town from the Manly east Wharf ferry port brings you out at this impressive beach. The beach shelves steeply so it perfect for surfers but only suitable for swimming in one small marked area. Great for sunbathing and wide range of shops and restaurants. Pleasant... More 

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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for visiting Manly Beach! If you are looking for a great place to go swimming try heading North up to Queenscliff Beach or along the Manly to Spit walkway! Hope to see you soon! Much love Manly More 

Warrnambool, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From Sydney, go North for the world's best beaches. Manly is a vast golden stretch of scrupulously clean sand. Big enough to absorb huge crowds on sunny days. Surf can vary in power. For a calmer, more kiddie-friendly spot, take the lovely Marine Parade walk around to Shelly Beach. 15 minutes at a gentle pace.

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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this review

G-day! Thanks for stopping by and giving us a review! The walk around to Shelly Beach is a great scenic walk! It's actually a great place to go snorkeling! Hope to see you soon! Much love Manly 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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