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Manly Beach

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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...more
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Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We caught the ferry from Circular Quay which takes 30 mins to get to Manly Beach. Lots of options for dining etc. There is one main street for all the usual shops and some side streets with more boutique shops. It was quite chilly on...More

Thank Charmaine S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to Manly beach several times but today is special because my granddaughter is with me, my first grandchild. Manly Beach is a tourist spot. If only I'm a surfer, I will surely love to stay here. I love their boutiques, stores, restaurants, hotels....name...More

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach is nice enough but did not find the rest of the area to be worth the detour. There are nice cafés and restaurants and some shopping.

Thank Nathalie D
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can catch the ferry from Circular Quay and admire the scenery getting there you get to see the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. When you reach Manly Wharf there is a great little bar called Hugo's you can stop in there for a...More

Thank ginagregson
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had heard lots of things about Manly but have never been there until today when we took the fast ferry. What a lovely place. You get off the ferry and take the road straight ahead of you to get to the beach. Once you...More

Thank rizzy80
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must must must walk. Make a full loop. Stay for sunset, take time to meditate and reunite with yourself.

Thank AlexandraE1120
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would recommend taking the ferry to Manly, it is a thoroughly enjoyable trip on the water. From the wharf you can walk up through the main strip of shops and eateries to Manly Beach at the other end. We sat on the beach in...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 6 days ago

great beach, easily reached by ferry from circular quay. we took the fast Manly Ferry, a 10 minute walk from the jetty down the main street gets you to the beach. Golden sand and surf, but the water was chilly. Lots of people enjoying a...More

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry to Manly Beach. It was quite lovely. We walked along the beach, it was very beautiful and clean.

Thank Robert1118
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite beach,far better than Bondi in my opinion, very clean, lovely and sandy. Safe for swimming etc, providing you follow the warning signs. Plenty of restaurants, shops and bars. Plenty of parking areas.More

Thank Steve P
Meegan C, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Steve P and thank you for visiting Manly Beach, Sydney Australia. We love that you enjoyed Manly more than Bondi! Manly is beautiful with a relaxed vibe and was voted Australia's No.1 Beach on TripAdvisor earlier this year. There is always something going on...More

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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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brenda s
10 September 2018|
Response from Aussie49er | Reviewed this property |
Manly Beach is an excellent location. In addition to the beach there are some great restaurants and bars and a whole coastline of beaches. The of Sydney is only 30 mins by ferry or 15 mins by fast ferry. Several great walks... More
5 August 2018|
Response from Des P | Reviewed this property |
The beauty of Sydney and it’s suburbs, is you can simply walk out of your hotel - and find little communities, neighbourhoods where all the locals are which have great cafes and dining options. It’s safe to say any hotel or... More
Christine H
9 March 2018|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes I am sorry , I have no idea? I would think the hotel where you are staying would be able to help out though :)