Dont believe the hype about Bondi, if you like tacky shops and crap food head there. Otherwise Manly is for you. Great walk to Shelley Beach and you have the chouce of beachfront or harbour front dining.
About Manly Beach
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Sydney's best beach - wonderful for walking and swimming and so many bars and restaurants. Hard to park so catching a ferry for a day trip may be a better option.
Manly has everything you could ask for : easily accessible by the iconic ferry ride from Circular Quay harbour and ocean beaches, stunning walks (to Shelley Beach, North Head and Dobroyd Pt), an abundance of pubs and restaurants to cater for all tastes, and friendly...More
A beautiful beach with lovely sand the water was so clear lots of things to do and see lots of seats to just sit and relax and take in the views
We were so much busy with Sydney and the south side, we were almost not to make the Manly Beach. We have took a long walk and sat on the northern edge to watch people trying to surf and waves. It was a great afternoon...More
The beach and walks are beautiful, including the one up to North Head sanctuary . The trip on the iconic ferry was worth it in its own right. We were just underwhelmed by the mass of people, and a slightly tired town centre. I felt...More
Nothing shabby about Manly and its lovely beaches. If you're visiting Sydney, Manly is a must. Easily reached by ferry (fast & slow), be sure to take time out to visit this beautiful resort with its selection of pretty beaches, hiking trails and bicycle routes...More
great place to visit when in sydney. only couple of dollars on ferry and the view of the harbour as you leave is great. A beach so close to a big city is impressive and there is lots to do around the beach, plenty of...More