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Great day out

Manly Dam a great place to go to explore with the kids. Have a BBQ, gear for walking, biking... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Jacinta V
A stroll

Not really a stroll. The first part was hard to find. The criticism i have is an almost total lack... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Sydney, Australia
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“water skiing”(3 reviews)
“hidden gem”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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King Street, Manly, New South Wales 2093, Australia
+61 2 9942 2545
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Manly Dam a great place to go to explore with the kids. Have a BBQ, gear for walking, biking. Toast some marshmallows on the fire.

Thank Jacinta V
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Not really a stroll. The first part was hard to find. The criticism i have is an almost total lack of signage. You really don't know which way is the best to go, nor do you have any idea where you are heading. Nice things...More

Thank galvin2017
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

With so many fantastic beaches in the area, it's easy to forget that this place exists. On a weekday this place is virtually deserted. It's a nice place to come and commune with nature. There are some ducks and geese that live here. Please don't...More

Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great picnic and BBQ areas. Good swimming. Beautiful bush. Excellent bush walks around the dam. Love this place.

Thank Louise E
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The area around Manly abounds with interesting walks and I highly recommend if you are in this area for any time, take advantage of the excellent walking paths that abound here.

Thank Jonny M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

it is a cute spot but don't go swimming in the water it is quite filthy. also be prepared to be attacked by the large geese that live there

Thank Tristan L
Reviewed 3 March 2018

To celebrate our arrival in Australia we were taken for a family bbq here. There were plenty of tables to chose from. We had taken our own gas bbq and had an enjoyable time. We went off exploring the signed walks whilst he youngest went...More

Thank MartinG_53
Reviewed 1 March 2018

plenty of picnic tables & great for a swim while your there too expensive to park $7/8 per hr bit too much or $28 daily

Thank Gloria O
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Experience the outback in your backyard literally. Water sports. mountain biking, wildlife. kilometres of bushwalking.

Thank Bill515515
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Manly Dam is an amazing location with many scenic walks and places to sit, relax, have a picnic and even go swimming. There are tables which you can book for large and small events in many locations around the dam. There is also lots of...More

Thank Amber M
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Response from Cathy H | Reviewed this property |
There all good, anywhere would be fine, enjoy your day there.