The walk from Manly Beach to Shelly Beach is a must do. If you have never been to the Riviera this is Australia's answer to it. Very scenic and a small beach with tiny waves
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Great for families, this beach is great to escape heavy swell on the main Manly beaches. European feel and a great restaurant available on the beach.
Very crowded on a sunny afternoon, but a great spot to get wet and snorkel out into the marine reserve. Numerous fish including wobbegong and dusky sharks (small), blue groper and many other varieties.
I have been coming to Shelly beach during the past 40 years. It is a fantastic surf spot when the waves are pumping at Fairy Bower on the point and it is a great picnic spot for families when its not. Very protected from the...More
This area is beautiful because it’s a marine reserve. The beach is nice and the water is calm but can be very busy on the weekend. It gets better when you snorkel in the water! We saw a couple massive blue groper, many smaller and...More
I love the whole experience of spending time at Shelly Beach. Parking at the southern end of Manly. Enjoy the sights of the brief, 5 - 10 min walk there, which include lizards, spectacular homes, sweet little metal sculptures, people-watching. Dive into the tranquil waters...More
We walked around to Shelly beach from our hotel opposite Manly beach due to having 3 young grandaughters. They happily played both in the water and sand for several hours
Absolutely stunning walk from the main Manly Beach along the shore where there are cafes, shop, wonderful swimming and beach as well as the local wildlife (giant lizards) sunning themselves on the rocks.
Gorgeous, small beach away from the busy and strong currents of Manly beach...definitely worth the gorgeous walk there - and grab a drink at The Boathouse while you're there!