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Shelly Beach Manly, Australia 7.0 mi away
#3 of 37 Outdoor Activities in Manly
The snorkelling is good, and the calm sea provides a welcome change from the surfing waves of many Sydney beaches (which are great fun but nice to have a bit of calm).
Shelly Beach is located at the southern end of Manly Beach, and is a short and easy 10 minute walk from the Corso (the central pedestrian thoroughfare connecting the ocean beaches to the ferry terminal at Manly Wh...
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Balmoral Balmoral, Australia 4.2 mi away
#1 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Balmoral
Choose from an energizing stride out along the foreshore path above the gorgeous beaches, a walk out onto the headland with views to Sydney Harbour Heads, many lovely cafes for great coffee & food, a lovely safe p...
Great for families with free safe swimming beaches and shady parkland along the foreshore from the white Bathers Pavillion at one end of The Esplanade to the picnic areas under trees located just past the netted s...
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Bronte Beach Bronte, Australia 4.2 mi away
#1 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Bronte
We are from Hawaii and see beaches all the time- but we were stunned by how beautiful Bronte Beach was.
One of the most stunning beaches to look at from a far.
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Manly Beach Sydney, Australia 6.8 mi away
#52 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
... ferry ride (40mins or so) from Circular Quay next to the Opera House, the picturesque ferry ride provides beautiful views of the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the surrounding Harbourside and beaches beyond.
Manly has everything you could ask for : easily accessible by the iconic ferry ride from Circular Quay harbour and ocean beaches, stunning walks (to Shelley Beach, North Head and Dobroyd Pt), an abundance of pubs...
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Tamarama Beach Bondi, Australia 4.2 mi away
#3 of 14 Outdoor Activities in Bondi
One of the best beaches in Sydney! the water is crystal clear- you can avoid the overcrowded tourist packed Bondi and walk 10 mins around the corner to this little piece of heaven
Among-st the best known beaches in the world, the beach matches up to your expectations... Be prepared for the long walk down to it as vehicle access is limited to the road on the top of the cliffs.
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Coogee Beach Sydney, Australia 4.1 mi away
#56 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
If you're after a family friendly beach where you feel comfortable in your bathers (unlike some beaches nearby), then this is the place for you.
I walked here from Bondi and passed a few spectacular surfing beaches and bays on the way.
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Palm Beach Palm Beach, Australia 20.1 mi away
#2 of 5 Outdoor Activities in Palm Beach
An amazing location with its orange beaches sprawled over a long enough distance that you can experience down time and chill by yourself or friends, or mix within the crowds, which is useful if you have kids.
One of Australias most beautiful beaches tucked away from the hussle and bussle of Sydneys usual beach traffic.
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Maroubra Beach Maroubra, Australia 6.0 mi away
#1 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Maroubra
He’s well travelled and has been to loads of beaches throughout Asia, Europe etc, but a simple trip down to Maroubra beach on a nice day is really one of the best things one can enjoy anywhere.
Australian beaches are all so beautiful, I like this beach because there so much to do.
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Terrigal Beach Terrigal, Australia 32.4 mi away
#1 of 6 Outdoor Activities in Terrigal
Beautiful beaches, lagoons choose by, scenic lookouts for whale watching, boutique shops, restaurants, ice creamery to cool down and a cafe on the boardwalk for a beachside coffee and lunch.
The Central coast NSW has some lovely beaches and Terrigal beach is one of the loveliest.
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Clovelly Beach Sydney, Australia 4.1 mi away
#66 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
Different from typical Sydney beaches such as Bondi and Coogee, Clovelly can offer you reefs, snorkelling, and much beautiful scenes to watch and enjoy.
Awesome beach with lots of free parking but also lots of fun for kids in shallow water strip.Life guard on duty and keep watching all the time during the day.
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Fingal Bay Beach Fingal Bay
#1 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Fingal Bay
... its pristine bright blue waters, its national park surrounds, its sand dunes and access to deserted beaches `around the corner', its remnant beachfront forest complete with koalas and other wildlife, and its a...
In winter a short walk across to the ocean beaches sometimes affords one a sighting of humpback whales breaching close to shore.
Bondi Beach Sydney, Australia 4.3 mi away
#67 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
One of the most beautiful beaches in Sydney, and all the good looking guys and girls come here to get a sun tan, soft sand, ocean blue sky, cafes , bars and restaurants around, must visit if you are going to Sydney
A beautiful beach in Sydney.. however the real beauty is to take the long walk and discover other beaches along the way and absorb the amazing views along the way.. the walk takes at least 2 hours at a comfortable...
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Wattamolla Beach Wollongong, Australia 28.0 mi away
#6 of 32 Outdoor Activities in Wollongong
Royal National Park beaches have become a haven for 'urban' families to find open space, water and the possibiity of seeing some native animals.
The two golden sand beaches of Little Marley and Big Marley lie calmly side the steep cliffs, accompanied by each other.
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Dee Why Beach Sydney, Australia 9.3 mi away
#76 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
The beach is just one of the many fantastic northern beaches however it’s beautiful park and, rock pool and an abundance of fantastic cafes make this a lively, place to spend afternoon and night
They are a simply awesome feature that everyone who visits the Northern beaches should avail themselves of.
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Zenith Beach Shoal Bay
#1 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Shoal Bay
Zenith beach is 300 meters away from Tomaree National park's car park.Its one of the great beaches in the Port Stephens.Its great for swimming and relaxing.would
Wonderful soft sand on this most picturesque of beaches.
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One Mile Beach
#12 of 47 Outdoor Activities in Port Stephens
Perhaps the best undiscovered beach in New South Wales.The beach is surrouinded ny nature and a short walk from the Oasis retreat.Patrolled in season with small waves most days .A drop dead gorgeous spot on a sunn...
A lovely sandy patrolled beach!! Whether you play on the sand & build sandcastles, sunbathe or swim in the water it has everything you need.
Whale Beach Whale Beach, Australia 18.0 mi away
#1 of 1 Outdoor Activities in Whale Beach
The sand is more golden than yellow and the grain a little thicker than typical on many sydney beaches - which is better on a windy day !!
Loved this little beach find off-the-tourist-track on the Northern Beaches.
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South Cronulla Beach Sydney, Australia 13.2 mi away
#83 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
This beach also adjoins Wanda & Elouera beaches & if you feel really energetic you can walk all the way to Boat Harbour.
Lots going on plenty of good eateries and clean beaches
Avalon Beach Avalon Beach, Australia 17.6 mi away
#2 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Avalon Beach
One of the many lovely sandy beaches that decorating the coastline, like pearls on a necklace.
Aussie Beaches are wonderful
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Mona Vale Beach Mona Vale, Australia 15.1 mi away
#1 of 3 Outdoor Activities in Mona Vale
I have been lucky enough to travel to a lot of beaches around the world and it is still difficult to beat the quality, variety and scenery of the Northern Beaches.
this is one of the most beautiful beaches on the northern beaches, great to swim, walk of just look at the view!
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Little Manly Beach Manly, Australia 6.3 mi away
#7 of 37 Outdoor Activities in Manly
One of several beaches at Manly, great place for sun and fun.
Amazing little spot, off the major beaches yet close by.
North Narrabeen Beach Narrabeen, Australia 12.9 mi away
#1 of 3 Outdoor Activities in Narrabeen
A beautiful patrolled beach on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.
A slice of heaven on the northern beaches.
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Camp Cove Sydney, Australia 4.7 mi away
#90 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
This is a fun sandy beach located within the harbour, nice to just sit and relax on a sunny day, enjoying a picnic.
Camp Cove - A Perfect Beach This beach sits around a small headland – about .5km
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Chinamans Beach Mosman, Australia 4.6 mi away
#5 of 12 Outdoor Activities in Mosman
Chinamans Beach is one of Sydney Harbour's less popular beaches, but I suspect that is mainly because it is off the beaten track.
One of my favourite Sydney beaches.
Newport Beach Sydney, Australia 16.2 mi away
#99 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
Newport is one of the best of Sydney's more northern beaches and these are really the jewels amongst Sydney's glorious coastline.
Having spent most of my adult life surfing the city beaches of Maroubra and Bondi, Newport is like a north coast vacation.
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Bouddi National Park Killcare, Australia 26.2 mi away
#1 of 1 Outdoor Activities in Killcare
Mainland Bay with its rocky promontory at its Easter end is one of the most spectacular beaches anywhere in the world.
Well maintained tracks, incredible views, access to secluded beaches, lots of rocky lookouts.
Murray Rose Pool Woollahra, Australia 2.3 mi away
#3 of 10 Outdoor Activities in Woollahra
This is a great place for kids - especially during the week - totally safe, with shade and safe swimming, beach etc One of Sydney's treasures Be ready for a walk down several flights of stairs Parking can be a pro...
But it is a lovely place in the trees and with a sandy beach below the council chambers and the nice coffee shop and adjacent to the beautiful Blackburn Gardens and Seven Shillings Beach.
Figure 8 Pools Royal National Park, Australia 16.6 mi away
#1 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Royal National Park
The walk back up is pretty intense but both the walk to and from the pools are just simply stunning!! Amazing views, great beaches and stunning nature.
The Burning Sand Beach is "singing sand" (squeaky when you walk on it) To get to the figure 8 pools, you need to hike down to the beach, (about a half hour, and we saw a Rusa deer!) and then to the right across th...
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North Cronulla Beach Cronulla, Australia 12.9 mi away
#4 of 10 Outdoor Activities in Cronulla
Bondi and Manly beaches pale in comparison...the waves were HUGE (our friend grew up surfing almost every day) - and even though it was winter, there were plenty of surfers out.
One of the beaches near Sydney, you really feel you are getting away.
Freshwater Beach Sydney, Australia 7.9 mi away
#115 of 356 Outdoor Activities in Sydney
One of Sydney’s best kept secrets and most beautiful and family friendly beaches - this is the home of Australian surfing being the first place anyone ever surfed in recoded history in Australia.
I have been to Manly Beach three times in my life (coming from Canada) but this latest time my objective was to run up to Palm Beach and see all of the Northern Beaches on my way up there.
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