What you'll do
This is a tour of some of the best secret spots on the beautiful Northern Beaches of Sydney , tricky to access independently. First I will collect you from Manly, at your accommodation or the wharf. You can catch the ferry here from the city at Sydney’s Circular Quay - (give yourself 30-40 minutes for this). After we meet I will drive you to a lookout overlooking Sydney Harbour, for a coffee. Then a 45 minute drive along the stunning coast, where we will see many beaches, such as Freshwater, Curl Curl, Narrabeen and then stopping at Palm Beach (the Home & Away beach) for 1 hour of swimming, snorkelling or surf lessons. If waves are not your thing, we have options to boogie board, snorkel or swim in a stunning 50 metre Rockpool . Then we will drive nearby to our next beauty spot - a half hour walk up to the lighthouse , with a view looking back across Sydney. It’s a great place to spot whales in the right season. We will relax at the top for brunch. Then we will drive 10 minutes away, to Whale Beach for a bbq & salad lunch before I drive you back to Manly where you can enjoy the vibe in one of the many cafes before catching the ferry back to the city.
Im a Sydney local, passionate about travel and giving travellers a great experience in my beautiful home town. I’ve travelled the world as a photographer. I love the ocean & recently gave my 80 yr old English mother-in-law her first surf lesson. As for hiking, I think being in nature, & good food is the key to a happy life.
We will have snacks & fruit at the lighthouse, then bbq lunch with meat and salad . Please advise if vegetarian, i will…
We will be travelling in either a VW Ute or VW can depending on the number of passengers (max 6)
I will have a boogie board & a snorkel mask
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Where you'll be
First location - North Head - a lookout over Sydney harbour Second location - a 45 minute drive to the famous Palm Beach, where we will surf & swim Third location - a half hour nature walk to The Lighthouse & a picnic brunch Fourth location - a secluded beach for a BBQ lunch Final location - I will drive you back to Manly where you can catch the ferry back to the city, or enjoy the vibe at one of the many Harbour cafe
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Things to keep in mind
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Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend. For the surfing / boogie boarding / snorkeling option, guests should be able to swim. For hiking, guests should be reasonably fit, but if you’re not there is a flat option
For the hike there are some steep sections... there is a flatter, shorter option if needed.
Secret Sydney Beaches Tour Hike & BBQ