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Itinerary

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.

Locations visited
Shelly Beach
Manly Beach
EcoTreasures
Overview

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.

Highlights
  • 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
  • Learn about local marine life and see blue groper and cuttlefish
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Safe adventure

Our guide was personable, and very aware of individual needs of the group. He pointed out animals on the walking tour, and was careful that everyone knew how to be safe and what to look for. He even pointed out certain fish during the actual...More

Thank Kay E
Reviewed 11 August 2018
Amazing snorkeling with a great guide

This tour was amazing. My partner had never done snorkeling before and it was the best way to start doing it. Our Guide was great. He cared about everything and always tried to make our experience as pleasant as possible. The place was beautiful and...More

Thank Sergio V
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Amazing day of snorkeling in Manly

My partner and I went on a snorkeling tour. We thought we would not have much luck to see sea life because it is winter (beginning of August), it rained all morning and was very cloudy all day long. But it was wonderful !! The...More

Thank Giuliana B
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile
Best Tour & Guide!

Our tour with Michelle was amazing. It was a nice, shorter (exactly what we signed up for) tour where we got to see the gorgeous coastal walks, learn about nature and snorkel! Michelle was incredibly informative, guided us during the whole tour and was just...More

Thank 8RAM6
EcoTreasures-Sydney, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for the review. We are happy you enjoyed your coastal wildlife experience with us. Thank you for your support. Damien

Reviewed 30 April 2018
A nice snorkeling Tour

Highly recommend for those who are beginner of snorkeling. The water was clear and the diversity of the creatures in the Shelly beach is quite good. The guide was nice and she did help in identifying different types of fishes.

Thank Chris C
EcoTreasures-Sydney, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for choosing us to introduce you to the marine world. You are right the snorkel tour is great for beginners and experienced snorkeler as well. We are happy you had nice clear conditions. Thank you for your support. Damien

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Water will be cold as daily temperatures in Sydney will only be 15 -20. Will need a wetsuit
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