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Address: Steyne Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9976 1430
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Sun - Mon 06:00 - 06:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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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Nice beach

We were here just as a stop on a tour of Sydney. Very attractive. Popular with surfers. Seemed to be nice and clean.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Suzanne F
Snohomish, United States
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Snohomish, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were here just as a stop on a tour of Sydney. Very attractive. Popular with surfers. Seemed to be nice and clean.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a day at Manly Beach in Sydney. The site is famous for surfing and is popular with a younger crowd. Lots of teens and younger adults. I will preface this review with the fact that I prefer calm, warm waters at the beach so if you are a surfer this review will not resonate with you. The trip over... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed with my friendd in Manly, and whis beach is just beautiful,j you can scuba dive, surf, and then get a smoothie at the Corso, the main street of Manly.

Thank VikiVer
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited Manly beach recently it was superb so much more of a local attraction than Bondi and the choice of restaurants on the beach front was very varied and good value. If you follow the coastal path around to a small bay it is a little quieter and is a natural protected reserve for sea and wildlife fish and animals.

Thank Clyde N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Manly via the ferry from the harbour, very busy with surfers but was school holidays, nice beach and location. Better than Bondi beach +++

Thank creativebabex
Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Manly is a really good and diverse destination, the beach is well maintained and patrolled by life guards, their are plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view. A short walk from the actual beach there are plenty of small cafes and shops. On the day we visited there was a really good market. So much to do😊

Thank Patricia A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A truely fabulous almost hidden gem. They used to say 7 miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care! As soon as you step off the Ferry at Manly you will know what they meant! So many Eateries and great accommodation, a bit of Shopping and 4 glorious beaches! Queenscliffe is my favourite one. So many people just enjoying... More 

Thank Todd D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is a lot more relaxed at least we think so. Nice markets, shops, places to sit and a nice walk

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent Boxing day at the beach. The area is clean and well looked after. Life guards in attendance at all times. The area around the beach has a market area as well as shops , restaurants and bars. This was a family area,with amenities for all ages A

Thank Angela B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beach was very busy on the day we visited, but had some good facilities such as water fountains and free wifi for visitors. Must note that you can only swim in limited areas of the beach

Thank Sophie P

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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 Harbour 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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