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  • Tommo
    Melbourne, Australia55,732 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We enjoy spending time in Manly and especially Manly Beach. Whilst it is a great beach I put it behind Surfers Paradise. The sand isnt quite as crystal white as surfers.

    What its better as is not quite as busy as surfers and doesnt have all those highrise apartments.

    In some publications I have seen manly awarded one of the best beaches in Australia.
    Written 20 June 2024
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  • Jordan
    Columbus, OH286 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Small but busy beach right off the street. Too crowded for us to feel comfortable swimming. Still worth a trip just to say we went. We grabbed some drinks and snacks and had a little picnic.
    Written 30 May 2024
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  • leuveen
    United Kingdom1,289 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wide, sandy beach with huge waves - plenty of space in the sun, some shadowy areas, water, shower, plenty of cafes and anything else you may need close by.
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Sarah W
    Sydney, Australia1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I don't understand the bad reviews of this beach. Sure some days there are better than others, but usually its a good crowd. In summer it's almost 50/50 male/female, especially in the afternoons. And what's lovely is that you meet lots of tourists who take their first skinny dip ever at Lady Bay. I've met people from the US, Brazil, France, Italy, Greece, China, Taiwan, Singapore and many other places. So just go with the flow and enjoy. You won't regret it.
    Written 17 June 2024
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  • leuveen
    United Kingdom1,289 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Narrow beach, great for snorkeling and observing fish. Has lots of seaweed but is a very beautiful place so don't let that part stop you from visiting.
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • María Eugenia Fernández Boll
    Sydney, Australia10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place to go with family
    There are big waves, surfeurs, and lovely spots to seat on the grass or a table to enjoy a lot
    Written 4 March 2023
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  • leuveen
    United Kingdom1,289 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful, quiet beach with yellow sand and a big bay for swimming. No big waves as in other areas, which makes it good for people who prefer quieter sea.
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • Andrea P
    54 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved Freshwater Beach and the town, walkable from Manly (also a great beach), nice restaurants for all tastes. - Fast ferry to Sydney in 20 minutes and a gorgeous view of Sydney harbour as a bonus en route. Great shore walk with stunning water views.
    Written 4 May 2024
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  • AndyJohn74
    Sydney, Australia4,796 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    To get to the Murray Rose Pool, the visitor needs to go through Blackburn Gardens. There are some paths that lead to the stairs down to the pool. There are a couple of platforms for sitting on or diving off as well as a walkway the entire way around the pool enclosure.
    Written 5 January 2024
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  • Geeta B
    Sydney, Australia21 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    45 mins cruise ride away from Sydney CBD but a lovely small island with best view of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera house & Sydney skyline. Worth visiting for a small picnic and great place for snorkeling if interested.
    Written 16 February 2018
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  • Oldjack
    Greater Melbourne, Australia28,977 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a small beach as you approach Rose Bay and part of the Hermitage Trail and worth a visit.. It has clean sand and good water and a great view of the city.
    Written 17 September 2018
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  • Chris W
    Budapest, Hungary542 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice beach. Go early or avoid during public holidays. Cafes and places to sit along the way if needed. Not as popular as Cronulla but that's a good thing.
    Written 5 July 2023
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  • travellerin0z
    Sydney, Australia53 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Quite a large beach right next to the shopping centre. A large popular rockpool can be found at the southern end of this beach with some basic amenities. More amenities can be found at the surf club and main car park. Popular beach for swimming, surfing, walking or just taking in the view. Close to shops and food outlets.
    Written 7 July 2020
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  • sydneysider48
    Sydney, Australia1,117 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Parsley Bay is one of the hidden gems of Sydney harbour: a small inlet with a gently shelving beach and pleasant lawn adjacent to the beach. Although parking and access are somewhat difficult, it's worth the effort to see this lovely bay, its interesting suspension bridge and the surrounding opulent area.
    Written 30 October 2022
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  • AndyJohn74
    Sydney, Australia4,796 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Located on the north edge of Kurnell, is the Silver Beach. This is a long, white sand beach with a fair amount of on street parking. There are some places to get a drink or bite to eat at either. At the western end is a fair sized carpark with a boat ramp. I could see this place getting busy in the summer months.
    Written 18 October 2022
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