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Very popular on a summer weekend

The beach was very crowded on a warm day with hundreds of people in the water and others sitting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taree, Australia
Sickle-shape beach

South Steyne is one of the three main sections of Manly Beach. They ’re, Queenscliff, North Steyne... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was very crowded on a warm day with hundreds of people in the water and others sitting under sun umbrellas. The beach was patrolled by the local surf club which had an active presence. Dogs are allowed on a leash on the walkway...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is an extension of Manly Beach at the south end and is very similar to manly but a little better. The walk from this beach on the water is great.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 30 March 2018

South Steyne is one of the three main sections of Manly Beach. They ’re, Queenscliff, North Steyne, and South Steyne Beach. South Steyne is roughly opposite Wentworth and Victoria Rd. It is a sheltered reef break. Most of the summer it is flat, which is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Strolled along this beach after eating at the Fish Shack. Very nice half Moon type beach. Some swimmers even in mid winter. Has a very wide promenade along the beach with tons of restaurants and bars across the street. Highly recommend a visit here if...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BeefPit
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We walked along This Beach as part of our overall Manly Scenic Walk earlier today. South Steyne Beach is close to North Head and Shelly Beach and has a well maintained promenade. It is close to several cafes and restaurants. Quite a few people on...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank X1105XOashleya
Reviewed 13 July 2016

At the northern end of Manly Beach, this is a nice part of the overall beach area. A little less crowded than the main middle area it is great for a swim or to just lounge around and enjoy the sand and the sun.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Safe surf beach patrolled by lifesavers all year. Short walk to Shelly Beach, North Head and Manly's main shopping and eating location

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Warwick255060
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Glorious spring day here in South Steyne beach. We biked the length of the beach and even had a quick swim! If you are catching the ferry over from the city don't be too worried if the wind is up when you get off the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 7 August 2015

South Steyne beach is one of my favourite beaches in Sydney. Its forms as apart of of Manly Beach. The northern end is called Queenscliff Beach which has a lagoon estuary that empties into the ocean. The locals love it especially our Prime Minister as...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We are from the country!!.... So whenever we are in Sydney we catch the Ferry and go to Manly, we then go for our long walk along the walking track..... Taking in the glorious views of the beach and surroundings. Back to the beachfront to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank pateenas
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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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