Manly Snorkelling Tour

Fitness level moderate
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5.01 review

Highlights & inclusions

Guided snorkel tour of Cabbage Tree Bay
Snorkel and equipment hire
Discover local marine species
Headland nature walk
Explore world famous Shelly Beach
Uncover the history of Manly
or 4 payments of $27.25 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Sun, Jul 21, 2024

What you can expect

Discover Manly by land and water with this Manly Snorkel, Walk and Talk Tour. With your first initial meet and greet at Shelly Beach, you'll enjoy a guided snorkel of beautiful Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve discovering the depths surrounding Manly as well as a guided walk along the headland. With snorkel hire, wetsuit or vest hire and flippers all included in the price, all you need to pack is your swim suit and you're set. Foam floating noodles are also provided for safety reasons. Here you can discover different marine species including those that are endangered, learn the importance of these reserves, and simply enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings Manly offers. As well as your snorkelling session, you'll travel the headland nature walk in search of local wildlife. Boasting a number of magnificent lookouts offering unbeatable views, your eyes are in for a real treat!

The departure point is at Shelly Beach carpark exit, with tours leaving daily at 10am. Tours run for approximately 2 hours. Be sure to pack your swimming clothes, a hat, some comfortable walking shoes and of course sunscreen! If you have an underwater camera, this would be perfect for the snorkelling part of this tour.


What you need to know

  • Meet and greet at Shelly Beach
  • Guided Snorkel of Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic reserve (Shelly Beach)
  • Snorkel hire
  • Wetsuit and/or vest hire
  • Flippers hire
  • Foam floating noodles for safety provided for all customers
  • Customers can lock up valuables in EcoTreasures vehicle while on tour
  • Environment, heritage and culture interpretation of area
  • Discover Marine species
  • Learn about endangered species of Manly and their critical Habitats
  • Learn the importance of Aquatic Reserves
  • Headland nature walk with great views
  • Search for local wildlife
  • Tour departs daily at 9:30am. Tour duration is approximately 2.5 hours
Departure Location
  • Shelly Beach car park exit Bower St next to Manly scenic walk information board , 2095, Sydney NSW
What To Bring
  • Swimming gear, hat, water bottle, walking shoes, raincoat
Additional Information
  • Must be able to swim 150 meters unassisted, float and tread water
  • There won't be any refund for customers who arrive on the day and can't swim.
  • Participants between the ages of 8 and 12 require parental supervision
  • Your health and safety is important - If you are pregnant unfortunately you are not permitted to come on the tour. If you have any medical issues please get your doctors approval and clearance letter if required
  • Drink water before the tour and apply sunscreen
  • All you belongings will be stored in our vehicle while on tour. Please ensure you have all your belongings secure in your bag to avoid forgetting any items when you leave
  • This experience is 2.5 hours in duration including a headland walk, safety talk and how to use equipment brief and marine interpretation and snorkel
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

51 review

What a gorgeous location!

What a gorgeous location! The guide was very friendly and extremely informative about the local area and wildlife, and his passion for the ocean was evident. The nature walk was very informative and a nice easy walk. The snorkel off Shelly Beach and in the Crab Tree Aquatic Reserve was amazing! Such beautiful aquatic wildlife, professional and safety concious. I highly recommend this experience for anyone wanting something a bit different.

Emma Shishkin over 6 years ago

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