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Manly Scenic Walkway, Sydney

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It's only a few miles from the center of Sydney, yet the stunning nature of the Manly Scenic Walkway seems a world away. Along this series of walkways, you'll pass by Aboriginal sites and harborside towns and meander through areas of subtropical rainforest. Opt for the Manly-to-Spit Bridge section, a 10 km (6.25 mi) trail that brings you the northern head of the Sydney Harbour National Park and the entrance to the harbor. From here, you'll have excellent views of the Sydney skyline across the water. See Manly Scenic Walkway and all Sydney has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sydney tour planner.
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  • I had heard of the Manly Scenic Walkway, after having already done the Bondi to Coogee Walk and wondered if the latter could be bettered. Well, the Manly Scenic Walkway was exactly that! In fact to me...  more »
  • I wanted to explore North Head and found it easy to follow the signs to North Head. It was great to see the beaches that you don't see over on the ferry. There is a little cafe for a coffee break befo...  more »
  • Absolutely beautiful views of Manly. You could easily take kids or walk your dog here. If you're doing the Manly to Spit walk it is quite long, so I'd recommend a lot of water and some snacks. Not a t...  more »

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