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All reviews spit bridge shelly beach great walk north head north harbour water dragons bring water national park caught the bus easy walk ferry terminal sunny day take your time beautiful beach beaches clontarf 10km
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did this walk after getting the ferry to Manly. The walk is relatively easy with some stairs that are a bit tricky. The signage is Ok if not brilliant. The beaches are gorgeous and it would be great to stop and have a swim...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KimberleyMelbourne
Reviewed 4 days ago

An easy walk with great lookout points. Good places to stop and have a swim. BBQs available at Shelley beach or some pleasant cafes to stop for food.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1001experiences
Reviewed 5 days ago

A few stairs along the trail but otherwise relatively easy hike. Make sure to leave enough time to stop for a swim along the way as you'll pass a number of beaches (some more secluded than others). At the end of the hike make sure...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank angela l
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take the ferry here, enjoy the beach and then do the walk way - less crowded than Bondi and, I think, nicer. See Sydney at play. Plenty of shops, bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brunlea
Reviewed 6 days ago

Morning runs were wonderful. As I was running, Aussies were surfing. So cool. Coffee-flat whites were amazing but over priced. A bit expensive to eat, however all the foods I ate were tasty

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pammap64
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views of manly and Manly Beach along the walkway. Lots of people out enjoying it, it is well-maintained, and a definite walkway to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dllawson79
Reviewed 1 week ago

This walkway is suitable for walkers and cyclists and affords excellent views along its length. Many people walk their dogs along the path.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk is a nice antidote to the throng on Manly beach. The first part is a fairly easy walk along good paths along the coast of surburban Manly, it doesn’t take too long to get out into the preserve area though but take plenty...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nuneatonmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walk along the walkway where you can get breathtaking views of the Opera House and surrounding scenery. Worth doing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joyadventure21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxed walk. Lots of places to stop off. We prefer Manly to Bondi. Don't forget when you get off ferry to walk to the Ocean via the lanes opposite the ferry terminal as well as along the beach by the ferry.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank homesteads
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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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1 August 2018|
Response from claudeVincennes_94_ | Reviewed this property |
Shorter than Bondi -Coogee walk and less physical !! Let’s say 2-3 hours round trip.
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1 August 2018|
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Response from travelchick119 | Reviewed this property |
Took me 2hrs
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Response from Mairwen1 | Reviewed this property |
August is a lovely time of the year for walking because it is not too hot. You can wear a jacket or jumper to start off but you will probably find that you take the jumper off once you have walked and warmed up. If it is a... More