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Manly Snorkeling Tour and Nature Walk

From US$50.58
  • 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
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Departs at 2pm (Oct-April) Departs 1:30pm (May-Sep)
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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.

Reviews (34)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Thanks Jeremy for a great experience.

Jeremy was great at leading a group which had all levels of snorkelers, from first timers to very experiences, and worked hard to show all levels a good time. We saw many fish, but the highlight was definitely seeing two different types of (harmless) sharks...More

Thank phaselt
Reviewed 1 week ago

All natural wild sea life. Wonderful. Jeremy, the guide is super friendly and helpful. Easy to find.

Thank Jozsef F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing experience!

We had a fantastic snorkel around Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve with some whale watching from the cliffs. The water was beautifully clear for the most part. Damien our friendly guide has great local knowledge and guided us to the best wildlife-spotting areas and pointed...More

Thank Emma_m_Fahy
Reviewed 29 September 2018
Seeing the delights of nature on ground and under water was amazing!

Jess was a fantastic host and displayed her understanding and knowledge of Manly's nature with friendly ease.

Thank t0ni70
EcoTreasures-Sydney, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Awesome, thank you for the review. We are happy you enjoyed our guide Jess passion for her job as a eco guide. Our aim is for you to have fun and be educate at the same time. Thank you Damien

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Snorkeling in September: Brr! Also, bring some flip flops

We went on a snorkeling tour with EcoTreasures at Shelly Beach. I was told it would be too cold in September, but I was hopeful the wetsuit would help. Unfortunately, I was so cold that I came back early which caused a hassle for our...More

Thank Wendy S
EcoTreasures-Sydney, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you the review. You did have a 5mm wetsuit and dive hood on in 18 degrees celsius water so it is very manageable and it really depends what you are used to. If you only ever have hot showers and go in heated pools...More

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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