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Manly Scenic Walkway Sydney, Australia 0.6 km away
#5 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The path weaves through neighborhoods then through the park, with stunning views of North and South Head, various grottoes and gorgeous rock formations, and multiple harbors.
The adorable walk from Manly Ferry Terminal to Fairlight Park hugs the coast and affords delightful year round views of the bays.
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Shelly Beach
#1 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
Shelly Beach on the manly Scenic Walkway is also a gateway to North Head and Sydney Harbour National Park offering spectacular views, bushland and land-based whale-watching opportunities.
Shelly Beach is simply a little piece of heaven it’s a little west facing beach that takes sun all day long and is in a protected marine park so the sea life is plentiful.
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North Head Sanctuary
#2 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
A Walk through the national park at North Head Sanctuary is one of the most enjoyable of any in Australian cities. Spectacular views of the ocean and heads are provided by several lookout platforms.
We are very lucky to have so many awesome pockets of bushland National Parks in dotted around Sydney and this is one of the best.
Manly Beach Sydney, Australia 0.1 km away
#10 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
It is a beautiful beach, lovely promenade for walks, hire bikes, skates, skateboards or surfboards, close to lots of restaurants and cafes, nice park and children's playground, good facilities and easy access from...
... swim on a patrolled beach , there's a lovely walkway towards Shelley beach where you can snorkel in the marine park ( 10 minute walk) away with plenty of tropical fish .....plenty to See and do in beautiful manly
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Little Manly Beach
#3 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
Beautiful natural surroundings, a quiet park right next to it with amazing views to the harbour and the city.... and if you find it too busy some days, only a short walk to Collins beach....
Parking can be a bit tricky however there is a little car park but it fills quickly.
Balmoral Balmoral 4.3 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Balmoral
... eating and talking... Great spot, always lovely, with lots of choices for places to eat (yum fish and chips to eat sitting on a park bench; delicious brekkies; fine dining... whatever you want is available...).
Top cafes and of course Bathers pavilion restaurant and cafe are a must for any interstate or international visitors walk all the way to the south and visit the park and Boathouse cafe , even rent a Kyack or a sai...
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Manly Dam
#4 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
The park is well looked after and extremely organized, makes it a perfect location for BBQ or just a great day out.
The Fresh water Dam is great for swimming in, there is a very good play park for the kids and reasonable toilet facilities.
South Head Heritage Trail Watsons Bay, Australia 5.0 km away
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Watsons Bay
Having had a FANTASTIC time on a tour with National Parks tracking the route of the Japanese submarines in Sydney Harbour we booked a tour of the South Head Tunnels which were used to protect the Harbour back in t...
I have done this walk at least 15 times, easy to drive to and park, walk across the sand (near the kiosk) up the walk way and an easy walk out past the nudie beach to the headland walk which is a loop.
The Gap Park Sydney, Australia 5.6 km away
#13 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
You can come here using the regular ferries to Watson Bay, then a short hike up the park and an easy climb up to the lookout point and you will be rewarded with one of the best views in Sydney.
Make sure to walk across the park to The Gap. Fantastic views of the sea and coastline.
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Fairlight Beach Fairlight
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Fairlight
Sydney Harbour Sydney, Australia 9.7 km away
#1 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The combination of the silver city skyscrapers, white opera house, steel grey harbour bridge, colourful Luna Park, lush Botanic Gardens and the blue sky and sea are just divine!
Sydney Harbour has it all - beautiful views, a modern skyline, the iconic Opera House, the soaring Sydney Harbour Bridge, charming small communities, beaches, parks, ferries, cruise ships, yachts, kayaks, speedboa...
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Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve
#6 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
A recognised protected water reserve there is excellent access to see mother nature up close for the snorkeller, ( the eastern blue groper, weedy sea dragons, eels, and more).
there are plenty to see and basically a free water park.
Forty Baskets Beach Balgowlah
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Balgowlah
This is a popular walk between Manly and the Spit Bridge that takes you through the National Park, it will take you over an hour or more depending on fitness.
Dee Why Beach Sydney, Australia 4.7 km away
#18 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The beach is nice and water is blue and very clean.. what is very nice is that they have blended nature nicely to development.
New lovely big safe enclosed park for young children,with lots of things to climb, sit on slide down or ride.
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Freshwater Beach Sydney, Australia 2.1 km away
#35 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
Initially, I went to see McKillop Park, but because the sun was shining, and the weather was perfect, I decided to walk to Freshwater beach.
There are a few car parks as well as street parking nearby and there are also bike racks.
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Queenscliff Beach
#8 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
The surf lifesaving club is very popular and on Sunday mornings it can be difficult to find a park nearby as the beach is overrun with nippers.
It's close to a lagoon area and there is a nice park nearby with play equipment for kids.
Nielsen Park Vaucluse, Australia 6.3 km away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Vaucluse
Set in one of our National Parks and Wildlife trusts this gem is a thirty minute bus trip from Circular Quay (325 bus route) debus at the corner of Greycliffe Ave and Vaucluse Road (there is car parking but it fil...
This is a big call as we have so many amazing beaches, however for us this beach, combined with the park, is the bestest place to enjoy a sunny day and only a stones throw from the CBD.
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South Steyne Beach Sydney, Australia 0.3 km away
#53 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
Sydney Harbour National Park Mosman 3.5 km away
#4 of 11 Nature & Parks in Mosman
This far-flung park girdling the harbour area has many excellent walking trails, of which we sampled a few.
But fortunately it has been preserved as the Sydney Harbour National Park, due in part to an accident of history.
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Chinamans Beach Mosman 4.1 km away
#5 of 11 Nature & Parks in Mosman
As a place for family picnics it is hard to beat: a beautiful and safe sandy beach with clean water, a large grassy park behind the beach for kids to explore - plus there is a good playground, too.
A hidden gem....lovely park for a picnic lunch and a perefct beach on the harbour.
Little Manly Point
#9 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
Camp Cove Sydney, Australia 4.7 km away
#26 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
There is a nature park at one end and the South Head Heritage Trail at the other end.
Don't expect to park nearby.
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Taronga Zoo Mosman 6.5 km away
#3 of 11 Nature & Parks in Mosman
Truly incredible zoo with brilliant views back over Sydney harbour and captivating shows throughout the park.
The view where the bird show takes park is amazing, where you can see both the bridge and the opera house and the show is worth a watch too.
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Fairy Bower Sea Pool
#10 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
Collins Flat Beach
#11 of 12 Nature & Parks in Manly
The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk Sydney, Australia 8.9 km away
#3 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
The opera house timeless design looks stunning any day under any light, it's surreal and breathtaking and the botanical gardens is one of my fav parks in the world having the best views of the harbour, stunning ve...
... greeted by wonderful sunshine, a great cruise ship berthed at the dock, festivals and entertainment on the Opera House foreshore, Smiling face of Luna Park across the harbour or just the beautiful view!!!!!
Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden North Sydney 9.1 km away
#1 of 12 Nature & Parks in North Sydney
A place to relax, to meditate, to have an intimate picnic, to join to nature and enjoy the Harbour view, while the kookaburra is laughing happily on one of the benches.
Hidden on the side of the hill on harbor-side of Clark Park Lavendar Bay this delightful tiered garden is a sanctuary with great harbor views away from the busy streets of North Sydney.
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McKillop Park Freshwater 2.0 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Freshwater
The park is overlooked by a bronze statue of King Kamehameha of Hawaii.
Store Beach Sydney, Australia 1.7 km away
#73 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
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Clontarf Beach Sydney, Australia 3.3 km away
#47 of 137 Nature & Parks in Sydney
Safe and out of the way of more populated areas, this beach and marina offers enough to stay busy on a sunny day including nice park with playground, pretty plants and trees and some of the finest boat viewing in...
Very pleasant and safe park/beach to spend a couple of hours in, especially on the weekends.