Snorkel and Marine Life Tour

Manly, Sydney



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  • Guided snorkel of Shelly Beach's aquatic reserve
  • Headland lookout walk
  • Discover marine species including the Blue Groper

Meet your local snorkel guide at the world famous Shelly Beach only minutes from one of Sydneys most famous beaches Manly. Your guide will give you a great idea of what native marine life to keep your eye out for as well as talk to you about native wildlife, Australian environment and heritage.

  • Duration - 2 hours
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Guided snorkel of Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve (Shelly Beach)
  • Headland lookout walk
  • Snorkel, rash vest, and flipper use (wet suit will be provided if needed)

Environment, heritage and cultural interpretation of area are key focuses of your guided snorkel and marine life tour. You will discover amazing marine species such as the Blue Groper, as well as endangered species. You'll learn about their critical habitats, and about the importance of Aquatic Reserves in their protection. Then, on the headland lookout walk, you'll search for more local wildlife, and your informative guide will provide special insight into their lives and habitats.

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On the Day

Session Length

  • The tour is 2 hours in duration including a headland walk, safety talk and how to use equipment brief and marine interpretation and snorkel
  • Tours are available 7 days a week at 10am and 2pm

Numbers on the Day

  • This tour runs with a maximum of 10 people
  • There will be 1 guide per group
  • A minimum of 4 people are required to run each tour
  • Participants will be contacted by the experience provider directly to reschedule if minimum numbers have not been reached


  • In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead
  • If your experience is cancelled you will be rescheduled by the provider
  • Tours will run in all weather conditions and will only be canceled if it is unsafe to do the tour

Dress Code

Please wear comfortable shoes for the walk and swimwear for the snorkel. You may also want to bring a towel, hat, water and sunscreen.

Other Info

  • Customers must sign a registration form and inform guide of any medical conditions 
  • A safety brief will outline risks involved and how to minimise risks on tour
  • EcoTreasures reserves the right to change or cancel tours and vehicles
... and Importantly


All activities undertaken at own risk


  • Adult: 14yrs + Child: 8-14 Yrs Family: 2A + 2C
  • Must be able to swim 50 meters unassisted
  • Participants between the ages of 8 and 12 require parental supervision


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Over 7 days prior to the experience date: No charge
  • 48 hours to up to 7 days prior to the experience date: you will be charged half the price of your tour
  • Within 48 hours of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book.


  • Over 1 week prior to the experience date: $30 fee applies
  • 48 hours to 1 week prior to the experience date: A fee of 50% of the tour cost applies
  • With 48 hours of the experience date: you will not be able to reschedule