What you'll do
Groups also available by request. Manly's only snorkel tour on airbnb that will plant a tree in your honour. We are also the only tour that provides you with all the gear you need to have the best snorkel experience. We include fins/flippers (helps you explore and enjoy the adventure), choice of wetsuits or rash vest for sun protection, and range of masks including full face and prescription masks. The full Manly coastal experience Before we hit the water we will take a guided headland walk for 25mins. On the walk you will learn about the Cabbage Tree Aquatic Reserve, waves, surfing and assess the ocean conditions. You will learn snorkeling water safety from your qualified guide who is trained by Australian Professional Ocean life guard association (APOLA). Then we will hit the water for a 1 hour snorkeling adventure. We have done this experience for 8 years and this is the perfect amount of time in the water for most people. All your gear will locked safely in our vehicle while we snorkel. On the tour we will keep you safe, while we guide you around the protected area. Your guide will take photos from the tour are provided for free at end of tour on to your phone.
- Responsible interactions
All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.
- Caring expert hosts
Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.
- Diverse animals
Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.
Do you like Tim tams and snorkeling? Do you love the environment? If you book here with us will plant a tree in your honour. Ok very good, I have your attention. Join our team of marine experts hosts on Manly's only eco accredited tour. We are all passionate, qualified in water safety, first aid/CPR. Sam- PHD Marine studies Nerissa - PHD Marine studies Jeremy - Bachelor Marine biology Mich - Post Grad Marine studies Jess - Bachelor Marine science Damien - Bachelor Human Geography and Cert IV outdoor recreation This is our 8th year running local tours of the Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve
We will plant a tree in your honour with Fifteen Trees. Help us help mother nature
Snorkel masks, prescription mask on request, flippers, anti fog, wetsuit, floating noodle, secure storage, photos
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Where you'll be
At the moment it is Summer. Water is warming up we will soon get tropical species arriving with the east Aus current. Most people are still wearing wetsuits. The sea of Sydney has seasons as the water temp changes. The Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve (Shelly Beach), is a a place to unwind, relax and clear the mind. The no take protected marine area came into effect 2002. Ask our guides about nice local spots to check out after the tour
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 4 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Must be able to swim 50 meters un assisted and float in the water
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
You can lock you valuables in our car. Don't wear make up and put sun screen just before tour as it may cause your mask to fog. We provide anti fog for masks so you have the best experience possible
Manly Eco Snorkel with Marine Expert