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

I am not surfer, but this is an obvious place for those who love the waves. Very packed with locals and tourists. Very easy to get here by taking a ferry from the wharf at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am not surfer, but this is an obvious place for those who love the waves. Very packed with locals and tourists. Very easy to get here by taking a ferry from the wharf at Circular Quay Station. A lovely way to spend the day if you like sunny outdoors. Tons of chances to take pics too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Sydney Harbor on one side, The ocean on the other. The distance between the two about 4 blocks. Cute shops, cheap eats and lots of surfers to watch if the waves are breaking. Worth the inexpensive ferry ticket.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very nice beach that is close to downtown Sydney. The ferry ride is only about 25 minutes and then the beach is only about a 10 min walk, if that to the beach. There are also a lot of shops and places to eat along the way to the beach. The beach has lifeguards and washrooms on... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Started with a nice ride on the Manly Ferry. When you get there be sure to walk across to the bigger beach. It was fun to sit and watch the many surfers. Lots of shopping and many cafes to choose from. Enjoyed a bucket of prawns and Fish and Chips with a great view of the beach.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a below average beach. Signs at the top said it's not advisable to swim after heavy rain due to pollution. So our young children were told AT the beach, no swimming. The playgrounds were all targeted to very young children. A little variety would be nice. What shopping? The food was ok. We were charged an extra 50... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Manly beach is a short ride on the ferry from Sydney centre and is a nice day out for everyone. As soon as you disembark you can choose to go to one of the beeches and spend the day there or, you can take one of the walks around the area. You can choose different walks according to what you... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Manly is a great beach! Kids spent the day playing in the water. Water was warm and the beach had plenty of room for all the sunbathers. Great place to spend a day and then walk through the shops for some food and a drink.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the fast ferry to Manly beach and spent a couple of hours there. The beach is very clean with white and soft sand. We would visit again to this place.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I were unsure of taking this ferry ride to the beach but it was beautiful out there! I thought the beach was nicer than bondi. Lots of shops and restaurants here too!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach was fabulous and the walk through manly high street to the beach was a nice experience with fab food options. The boogie boards we rented were much fun, we were absolutely rubbish at it but it was great fun.

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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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