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Manly Beach

Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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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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“love manly” (61 reviews)
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Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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"beautiful beach"
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"love manly"
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"lots of shops"
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"fast ferry"
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"fish and chips"
in 139 reviews
"day trip"
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"north head"
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"sydney harbour"
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Manly for the first time. Took the ferry over from Circular Quay. It was worth the visit. Lots of great cafes and shops and buzzing with tourists. Very picturesque. Would highly recommend.

Thank Loula K
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Reviewed yesterday

A lovely experience it was. One could go to the fish shop order the raw fish which is grilled immediately for you. Add your own spices. Take it along to the beachfront and eat while you watch the many people going by. Careful for the...More

Thank Charmane W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Manly based on recommendations from numerous travellers before us and we were not disappointed. To save time, we travelled from Circular Quay by jet boat, the cost being only a couple of dollars extra each way. Leaving Manly quayside, we walked along the...More

Thank Tim P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst Bondi Beach seems to get most of the international press, Manly Beach is the Sydney Beach that impresses the most. For visitors to Sydney, a visit to Manly Beach starts with an iconic Sydney ferry ride and the opportunity to soak up the magnificent...More

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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Philip and thanks for such a great review. We love Manly and are so glad you prefer us to Bondi! Sounds like you got off the beaten path, something we encourage all visitors to do, exploring some of the great beaches Manly has to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed this beach so much more than Bondi. Manly Beach is very easy to get to. There is a ferry that goes directly to Manly from Circular Quay. It is a short walk from the Manly wharf, through the small town, to the beach....More

Thank Michelle J
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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Michelle J, and thank you for visiting Manly! We think Manly Beach is beautiful and are so glad that you agree. Yes! the ferry is a great way to get here, a scenic 30-minute trip. Next time try one of our scenic walks and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love hiking around Manly and swimming or surfing. don’t plan to swim if it’s been raining. You can take the ferry from the city and spend the whole day in this area, as far as beaches go less crowded than Bondi but still very touristy....More

Thank Christine S
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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey Christine! Manly's beautiful and full of life. Swimming is always a nice way to spend the day at Manly, just not after heavy rain. The ferry ride is enjoyable and gives great views of the city. We're glad you had a wonderful time in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made Manly a quick visit as the weather was not on our side. Plenty of boardriders out taking a few small waves. Shops and Pubs enjoying a wealth of patrons.

Thank Garry A
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CentreManager, Front Office Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Garry, Thank you very much for visiting Manly, sorry to hear the weather was not the best on the day you were here. Hope to see you again soon when the sun is out so you can enjoy it better. Much love, Manly

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely beach set in front of the town. Great surfing and easy to leave the beach and into the town for lunch / refreshments.More

Thank WILLIAM W
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CentreManager, Front Office Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi William, Thank you for visiting Manly and for the nice review. So glad you enjoyed your time here. Next time try one of the beautiful scenic walks around the area to see some of the other nearby beaches - Quarantine Beach, Forty Baskets Beach...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want a busy beach to relax on or stroll and watch the variety of water sports taking place then this is a great beach although parking was difficult so maybe look at alternative ways of getting thereMore

Thank bendalman
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CentreManager, Front Office Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ben, Thank you for visiting Manly and for the nice review. So glad you enjoyed your time here. I agree that parking can be a bit trick. Next time try the Ferry from Circular Quay, it's a much more relaxing way to get here....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to be seen if you are a young and trendy, but if you want a good walk – then it’s also the place to be. There are lots of eateries lining the back area of the beach and definitely a place for lunch....More

Thank annettelaurie
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CentreManager, Front Office Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Annette, Thank you for visiting Manly and for the lovely review. So glad to hear you enjoyed your time here, it sounds like you saw a lot of what Manly has to offer. Hope to see you again soon. Much love, Manly

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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
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Christine H
9 March 2018|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes I am sorry , I have no idea? I would think the hotel where you are staying would be able to help out though :)
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6 March 2018|
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Response from CentreManager | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
The Manly ferry is worth the trip. Come for the day, and have a sunset dinner over the wharf. Bring your swimmers, as the water may still be warm for snorkeling. Recommend bike hire to see more area, in a shorter amount... More
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Shamika S
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Response from Maxim109A | Reviewed this property |
It's beautiful anytime on Manly beach and Shelley beach. Weather should be OK we are still having sunny days and mild temperatures. Ride the ferry over from Circular Quay.
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