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“Best of both worlds”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Manly Beach

Manly Beach
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US$224.85*
and up
Northern Beaches Private Sydney Day tour
Ranked #12 of 470 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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“Best of both worlds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2012

Having the quiet harbour one side, walking through the Corso to the surf breach the other, it is just divine. Going early in the day would be better with less crowds just sitting quietly and enjoying the scenery is great, hiring a surfboard and getting into it even better

Visited March 2012
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“Beautiful Area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

Took the ferry to Manley and did the hike (about 6 miles) along the coast, through the brush, and then along the cliffs overlooking the ocean - very beautiful!

Visited March 2012
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“Sun, sea and surf”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

Good surfing beach where you can spend the day watching the surfers and the kids in surf school.
Only a short walk through the town from the ferry terminal.

Visited January 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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“A gorgeous beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

This is a lovely, long ferry ride from Sydney. Manly is one of the prettiest beaches I've visited, and there's a stunning walk from the harbour to the ocean's face. There are some nice beachfront dining spots, and it feels less touristy than Bondi. I wish I'd come here earlier in my business stay- I might have visited every weekend!

Visited June 2011
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“great day out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

Had a great day with my 11yr old daughter on Manly beach surfing the waves.

Visited March 2012
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