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Visited for brunch, great coffee and pancakes, enjoyed watching the surf and people on the beach. Sunny but a bit too chilly for ius to venture onto the Beach.

Thank Trish_Searle
Reviewed 28 April 2018

One of the nicest beaches on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. More quite and beautiful in comparison to near by beaches such as Dee Why. Clear water and spectacular views from above the pool and on the ocean side walk to Curl Curl beach. If...More

1  Thank tbz2018
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this beach. Sensational swimming, plenty of space, tidal pool and walks on the rocks

1  Thank red_labonte
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We travelled a long way to come to the so called "freshwater" beach only to find that it was the saltiest water we had ever swum in along the Sydney coastline. What a deceptive and misleading names EVER. The ONLY freshwater we found was coming...More

1  Thank theseasonednomad
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Initially, I went to see McKillop Park, but because the sun was shining, and the weather was perfect, I decided to walk to Freshwater beach. From there first I went to Queens Cliff Bay beach, and continued to walk to Manly, South Steyne and finally...More

1  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This was reckoned as one of the best beaches in Sydney. I planned a visit to this beach and was not disappointed. It has a dedicated swim area closely monitored by rescuers. The beach is clean and there are lots of families during the weekends....More

1  Thank kkj06
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a great beach because it offers something for everyone. If you have a family, it's great to simply play on the sand and the water's nice in between the flags. The surf lifesavers are very vigilant and will warn people swimming outside of...More

2  Thank WillandJean
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a child and I absolutely love this beach. It is protected by headlands on either side so the waves are generally very smooth and excellent for body surfing or body boarding. This beach is very popular with...More

1  Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 12 November 2017

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. I was really looking forward to...More

1  Thank Terry F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Managed some body boarding here with by brother and his wife, water was 22C luverly. Surf at time was not too big for me. There was beach guards on hand. Bit of history associated with this beach, this is where surfing started.

1  Thank Kaybe_1200
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