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Manly Snorkelling Tour

Discover beautiful Manly a little differently with a combined snorkelling and walking tour! Book your experience here today!


Guided snorkel tour of Cabbage Tree Bay
Snorkel and equipment hire
Discover local marine species
Headland nature walk
Explore world famous Shelly Beach
Uncover the history of Manly

What you need to know

Discover Manly by land and water with this Manly Snorkel, Walk and Talk Tour. With your first initial meet and greet at Shelly Beach, you'll enjoy a guided snorkel of beautiful Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve discovering the depths surrounding Manly as well as a guided walk along the headland. With snorkel hire, wetsuit or vest hire and flippers all included in the price, all you need to pack is your swim suit and you're set. Foam floating noodles are also provided for safety reasons. Here you can discover different marine species including those that are endangered, learn the importance of these reserves, and simply enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings Manly offers. As well as your snorkelling session, you'll travel the headland nature walk in search of local wildlife. Boasting a number of magnificent lookouts offering unbeatable views, your eyes are in for a real treat!

The departure point is at Shelly Beach near the Barbecue Area, with tours leaving daily at 10am and 2pm. Tours run for approximately 2 hours. Be sure to pack your swimming clothes, a hat, some comfortable walking shoes and of course sunscreen! If you have an underwater camera, this would be perfect for the snorkelling part of this tour.

More info


  • Meet and greet at Shelly Beach
  • Guided Snorkel of Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic reserve (Shelly Beach)
  • Snorkel hire
  • Wetsuit and/or vest hire
  • Flippers hire
  • Foam floating noodles for safety provided for all customers


  • Customers can lock up valuables in EcoTreasures vehicle while on tour
  • Environment, heritage and culture interpretation of area
  • Discover Marine species
  • Learn about endangered species of Manly and their critical Habitats
  • Learn the importance of Aquatic Reserves
  • Headland nature walk with great views
  • Search for local wildlife

Times and Departure Point

  • Shelly Beach near Barbecue (BBQ’s) area
  • Tour departs daily at 10am and 2:00pm. Tour duration is approximately 2 hours.

What to Bring

  • Swimming gear, hat, water bottle, walking shoes, raincoat

Booking conditions

  • Customers must be at arranged pick up location at least 20 minutes before departure time
  • Customers must follow and listen to the guide’s instructions and all safety rules and regulations to the areas visited
  • Any infringements in National Parks or Aquatic Reserves by the customer will be the customer’s sole responsibility
  • Customers must be honest concerning swimming level and previous participation in activities
  • Customers must present coupon on tour day to receive any promotional offering or full fee must be paid
  • Minimum age of customer 8yrs old
  • Children under 18 must be signed in by their responsible guardian, no unaccompanied minors will be allowed. All Children must have approval from a guardian
  • Customers must sign a registration form and inform the guide of any medical conditions which may affect customers health on tour. A safety brief will outline risks involved and how to minimise risks on tour. All activities are undertaken at own risk
  • Operator will provide participants with an online check-In before tour which is required to be completed honestly
  • The company reserves the right to cancel or withdraw any tour or any booking made for a passenger or decline to accept or retain any person as a member of a tour, and further shall be under no obligation or liability to any person as a result of any inaccuracy, misdescription or changes to any tour or its itinerary, or for losses or additional expenses due to delays any other transport services, sickness, weather, strikes, wars, quarantine or other causes
  • Tours operator in all weather conditions if it is safe to do
  • Baggage and personal effects are at the passenger’s own risk throughout the tour and it is the responsibility of the passenger to ensure insurance has been arranged.
  • Privacy of customers information will be in accordance with Privacy laws
  • Minimum group tour numbers 4pax Maximum 10pax

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Manly Snorkelling Tour

Shelly Beach, Manly, NSW 2101