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What's the prettiest way to get to Manly? Some say catching the Manly ferry, but those in the know will tell you otherwise - it's the Manly scenic walkway.
Beginning at Mosman's Spit Bridge, this classic walk shows you some of the most picturesque parts of Sydney's Middle and North Harbours and is part of Sydney's coastal walks.
Follow the shoreline to Fisher Bay, Sandy Bay and Clontarf Beach then enter the Sydney Harbour National Park at Castle Rock. Make your way around Dobroyd Head and don't miss the Aboriginal rock engravings at Grotto Point or the amazing views from Arabanoo lookout. Pass by or take a dip at Reef Beach or Forty Baskets on your way to Manly.
Fancy an ice cream at the Manly Corso after all that effort? Go on, you deserve it.
About the region
Sydney Harbour National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Sydney Harbour National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Manly. To get there from Spit Bridge, follow Spit Road to the Spit Bridge. The walk starts on the north side of the bridge.To get there from Manly, follow the shoreline to the east of Manly. Park entry points Manly See on map Spit Bridge See on map
The track detours in places when the tide is high so you don't get wet feet.
If you're planning to stop for a picnic or swim along the way, try Clontarf Reserve, Forty Baskets Reserve or Reef Beach.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.