Shelly Beach Snorkeling

The 5th most popular snorkel dive spot in New South Wales.

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Northeast of Sydney and east of Manly in Cabbage Tree Bay, the snorkeling at Shelly Beach is well known for its biodiversity. Shelly Beach is located within the Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve. There are sand flats, seagrass beds, kelp forests and rocky shores that provide habitat to over 160 fish species. During Shelly Beach snorkeling, you may encounter nudibranch, moorish idols, wrasse, blue groper, cuttlefish and wobbegong sharks.

Overall, Shelly Beach is the 5th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 6 snorkeling dives in New South Wales. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Shelly Beach including Clovelly Beach, Jervis Bay Marine Park and Brush Island.


Local Contact(s):  Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve +61 2 4982 1232

Recommended Book:  "South Pacific Diving" from Julia Whitty

Base Camp:  Boardrider Backpacker & Budget Motel

Luxury Loding:  Sebel Sydney Manly Beach Hotel

Breakfast Restaurant:  Sand Bar Cafe, Manly; Bluewater Cafe, Manly

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Shelly Beach Snorkeling Review

GPS:  -33.800588, 151.297132

Date Published:  12/28/2011

Date Updated:  7/13/2016

ID:  24786

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