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Shelly Beach

Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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$53.15*
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Manly Snorkeling Tour and Nature Walk
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$164.08*
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a short walk along the concrete pathway from south manly to Shelley Beach. See how the other half live!! Nice properties here. Shelley Beach is a lovely sheltered, safe swimming beach. There is a cafe on the beach that serves good meals. If you...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unspoilt and beautiful location.. always loved it great place for a picnic and a safe beach for the family

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

faces west so no surf and safe for kids and swimmers. Can be very busy in summer. parking is a hassle too.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked along the pathway from Manly to Shelly and the whole way was worth while. It's a beautiful little beach with amazing views.

Thank eugeni0gp
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a nice walk go past Manly beach and along the pathway til you get to Shelly Beach, a lot smaller than Manly but away from the crowds. Boathouse refused to serve us because it was after 4pm so found The Bower closed by staff...More

Thank getawaygirlBrisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the southern end of Manly Beach, lies Shelly Beach. It is easy walking distance from the Manly CBD and the ferry terminal. It is a popular spot with young families and people looking to get away from the main beach. It has some...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shelly Beach is one of the most magical places. I have travelled a lot and Sydneys northern beaches are some of the best in the world. Some of the best snorkelling in Sydney and a stones throw from Manly. We got married on the beach...More

Thank Indiridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shelly Beach is just gorgeous and hidden. I walk there every morning from queenscliff beach and back you not only can enjoy that it's not a packed beach but you can even enjoy the wonderful Boathouse Restuarant, or even a BBQ there is parking available...More

Thank kim c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unbelievable fantastic restaurant open for great breakfasts lunch and diner a MUST DO We had both lunch and breakfast here the furnishing and location is superb and so too the food just excellent!!!

Thank 888carolineking2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lovely walk from bustling Manly Beach along the water to Shelly Beach situated in a pretty cove. The view back towards Manly is nice and the swimming and beach itself are real winners. There is also a popular ocean pool along the...More

Thank Bartonbears
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dreamsandfreefalls
Is it advisable for me to go snorkelling for the first time at Shelly Beach, without an experienced guide? There's a snorkel tour but it costs close to $70 for a couple of hours. I was wondering if I could just get my own snorkel gear from Kmart, then walk down to the beach and try it out in shallow waters before moving into deeper water?
November 7, 2016|
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Response from vivian q | Reviewed this property |
Although the beach itself is calm, but if you wonder too far away, you will be in the open ocean where the current​ can be dangerous. There are venomous sea life as well to be cautious of, best go with a local experienced... More
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Mary T
Is it suitable for a church group of up to 150, can we drive there and is there parking.
January 12, 2015|
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Response from Rochelle12452 |
150 people in one group is a lot, I am presuming buses, the car park allows drop it ft but I don't think there is designated bus space. The grassed area would be nice for a large group and the small beach is suitable for... More
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