Spit Bridge to Manly (Manly Scenic Walkway)
  • Length: 9.1km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Spit Rd, Seaforth

  • End: 53 E Esplanade, Manly

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Closest Town: Manly

  • Distance from CBD: 11.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.80040454

  • Longitude: 151.246777

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Bitumen Road

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Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

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Rock Scrambling

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Bush Bashing

River Crossings

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Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

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Overnight Campsites

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Spit Bridge to Manly is a 9.1km, grade 3 One way hike located in Sydney Harbour National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 45 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

The Spit to Manly walk is a classic bushwalk on Sydney's Northern Beaches. The walk follows a well-maintained track and provides beautiful views over Middle Harbour. This walk is great for those looking for exercise or just a stroll along the shoreline of Sydney Harbour. If you have time the sidetrips down to Grotto Point and up to Arabanoo Lookout are definitely worth the effort. There are also a few places to get a bite to eat along the way.

Download maps and tracknotes for Spit Bridge to Manly (Manly Scenic Walkway) hiking track from wildwalks.com.

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