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Shelly Beach

Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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“great beach” (28 reviews)
Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Shelly beach is great little spot for a dive. There is plenty of marine life to find and explore. Also an old Honda motorcycle is hidden amongst the seaweed.

Thank elmaloglou
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches in Sydney and only a 20 minute walk away from Manly. Absolutely worth checking out. Doesn't matter if summer or winter.

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small beach close to Manly beach. In there you can find nice barbecue spaces, toilets, green area and the beach of course. Nice spot to dive or snorkeling.

Thank Joao_Jango
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get your walking shoes on and enjoy the walks through the National Park. Swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving are also popular activities. Lots of cafes too!

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sheltered Beach is an extension of Manly Beach accessible via short walk from Manly or by car. It's an aquatic reserve, so is an excellent spot for scuba divers and snorkelers. There are quite a few resident groper fish around the headland, which are very...More

Thank ufustun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shelly Beach is nice when you just arrived in Sydney from overseas. Nice to walk up to have a great view and excellent for scuba diving. Other than that it's not very exciting to me, we've better beaches around Sydney.

Thank Betty G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Shelly Beach twice, and still like to go again and again. The day I went to Shelly Beach was quiet and not so many people. That's why it impressed me a lot, The water was clear and good for snorkelling. In addition,...More

Thank Chainarong Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like all wonderful sea side strolls in Australia, you never get tired of doing that, no matter at what time you go whether it is sunrise or sunset, winter or summer, the place is always full with happy smiling people from all over the world

Thank Magda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this beach. There is parking and a shop which has good food and a variety too, the walk up to the beach is not too bad but a wheelchair cannot do it you would need a beach wheelchair to go over the...More

Thank butterflyrose12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing location! great for a snorkel around the rocks! lovely place to grab a drink right by it, lets waves so great for families with young kids also!

Thank Oli G
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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
Mary T
January 12, 2015|
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