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Manly Snorkeling Tour and Nature Walk

From US$51.80
  • Enjoy great views on a headlands walk and learn about local history 
  • Expert snorkeling instruction and use of all snorkel gear and wet suits
  • Small group with personalized instruction for all levels of experience
Manly Snorkeling Tour and Nature Walk
From US$51.80
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Learn about Australia’s natural environment and native marine life on an easy nature walk and snorkeling tour. This tour is designed for visitors who want to learn more about Australia’s underwater and land based environments and animals. Whether you are a just starting or an experienced snorkeler, there is plenty to see on this 2-hour tour.

What to Expect

Choose your departure time and meet your guide at Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve. Next begin an easy nature walk along the headlands where your guide tells you about Sydney’s Aboriginal culture and local history.

Arrive at Shelly Beach for a safety briefing and fitting of provided snorkel gear and wet suits. Your guide leads the group into the calm, clear waters where you look out for fish and other sea creatures. 

Your guide is nearby for help or answer questions and the area has shallow and deeper water so all experience levels are accommodated. Your guide identifies sea creatures that you see and gives an overview of what marine life you might spot including blue groper, cuttlefish and sometimes, protected species like seadragons and black cod.

Your tour ends at the original departure point.

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1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Best Tour & Guide!

Our tour with Michelle was amazing. It was a nice, shorter (exactly what we signed up for) tour where we got to see the gorgeous coastal walks, learn about nature and snorkel! Michelle was incredibly informative, guided us during the whole tour and was just...More

Thank 8RAM6
Reviewed 30 April 2018
A nice snorkeling Tour

Highly recommend for those who are beginner of snorkeling. The water was clear and the diversity of the creatures in the Shelly beach is quite good. The guide was nice and she did help in identifying different types of fishes.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 12 April 2018
Snorkelling tour at Cabbage Tree Reserve, Shelly Beach, Manly

We took 45 high school students on a snorkelling excursion to Shelley Beach and it was excellent! Damien and his fellow staff were very caring, attentive and had great knowledge about the marine life in this aquatic reserve. The students saw a wobbegong shark as...More

Thank nmichael2018
Reviewed 7 April 2018
Perfect adventure!

We took ferry from Sydney and walked to the the beach where we suppose to meet. This was nice walk and kind of an adventure. Snorkeling ans walking tour are perfect !. It was good reason for us to visit Manly beach.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Good for beginner snorkelers

The tour takes you on a short walk with some pretty views then snorkeling off the beach. Saw some fish I haven't seen before. Think the sea snail at the end was the highlight of the trip. It was huge! Other than that, the snorkeling...More

2  Thank Melanie D
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6 May 2018|
Response from Fiona W | Reviewed this property |
Water will be cold as daily temperatures in Sydney will only be 15 -20. Will need a wetsuit