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Narrabeen Lakes to Manly Lagoon Walk


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Find out about the local loop trails along this walk to Long Reef and Dee Why Lagoon, Curl Curl and Manly lagoons and the bushland circular track through Manly Dam Reserve. The reserve is an extensive, tranquil bushland valley containing Sydney's largest freshwater lake.

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Narrabeen Lakes to Manly Lagoon Walk

If you want to get out and explore Sydney's great beaches, this six-hour walk from Narrabeen Lakes to Manly Lagoon is just about perfect. This splendid coastal walk features rocky headlands, sweeping beaches and four lagoons, with links to Narrabeen Lakes (also known as Narrabeen Lagoon) and Manly Dam Reserve.

There's plenty of variety along the way as the track passes through sand dunes close to lagoons, beaches, rockpools and cliff-top walks. A string of golden beaches includes Collaroy, Curl Curl, Freshwater, Long Reef, Manly, Narrabeen and North Steyne.

Public transport is readily available at regular intervals along the way giving to flexibility when deciding where to begin and end your walk.