Things To Do In Manly

A short ferry ride from Sydney's CBD, Manly is home to a number of magnificent beaches, bays & rock pools, including the famous Shelly Beach, Manly Cove, and North Head. If you're feeling energetic, Manly is the kick off (or end) point for the Spit Bridge to Manly walking trail. If you're looking for something more laid back, try out any one of Manly's amazing restaurants, cafes & bars - those found at Manly wharf are particularly popular with visitors as they provide cool drinks on a hot day overlooking the beautiful manly harbour.

Swim at Shelly Beach, Manly

Swim at Shelly Beach, ManlyManly, NSW (Australia)

If you're looking for a quieter alternative to Manly's larger main beach, check out Shelly Beach. Just around the corner from the main drag, Shelly beach is protected, and has some great spots to sit and swim. If you

Swim in an ocean rockpool

Swim in an ocean rockpoolCoogee, NSW (Australia)

If you are bored of following a line in a normal swimming pool, just try one of the rockpool in Sydney! And swim in salt water with fishes!Sydney's ocean pools are a great way to cool down and avoid getting sand all over

Eco kayaking tour

Eco kayaking tourMosman, NSW (Australia)

Get an upper body work out, relax and enjoy the scenery, and get some fresh air and sunshine all at the same time. You can do a 4 hour guided tour - the guide will give you a safety briefing and have you out on the

Manly harbour jump rock

Manly harbour jump rockManly, NSW (Australia)

Manly jump rock has been around forever and was a common place to spend summers while growing up.The council have stepped in to shutting this one down over the years and the jump is illegal and carries a strong warning

Fire twirling at Shelly Beach

Fire twirling at Shelly BeachManly, NSW (Australia)

Want to know a cool thing that just some locals know what's happening at Shelly? Sunday nights on 7pm at Shelly Beach, people come together to enjoy great music and fire twirl or do a little bit of tight roping. Come

Zen out at a Yoga Class

Zen out at a Yoga ClassManly, NSW (Australia)

Manly is a super chilled out beach community, so naturally there a plenty of yoga studios in town to help keep everyone calm, happy and fit. There is yoga for all budgets too. The most popular studios are Power Living

Catch The Ferry to Manly

Catch The Ferry to ManlyManly, NSW (Australia)

The Ferry from Circular Quay to manly is beautiful boat ride. The Ferry leaves quite frequently around every 20min. When you are on the ferry you should sit outside and take in the scenery of the harbour. Once you get to

Discover Local Coffee Culture

Discover Local Coffee CultureManly, NSW (Australia)

Manly is known for it's beautiful beaches and outdoor activities but few people realize how many amazing local cafes are in the area. If you walk away from the beach front tourist traps and head to Whistler Street and

Spit Bridge To Manly Walk

Spit Bridge To Manly WalkManly, NSW (Australia)

The Spit Bridge to Manly Scenic Walkway is a series of short tracks, mostly less than 1-2km, including the Fairlight, Dobroyd and North Harbour walks. Each track covers a themed section of the harbour, so covering all of

Swim in the shark-safe ocean pool

Swim in the shark-safe ocean poolManly, NSW (Australia)

Shelley beach is a sheltered beach in a protected cove to the south end of Manly's surf beach. The walk from South Steyne surf club round to Shelley beach is a quick 15min stop pedestrian walkway that takes you through

Manly Cove

Manly CoveManly, NSW (Australia)

If you're looking for a really family friendly beach location north of Sydney's CBD, check out Manly Cove. Located on the Ferry Side of Manly, the beach has no waves, a shark net, and plenty of sand & grass for picnics,

Chica Bonita's Angry meaty nachos

Chica Bonita's Angry meaty nachosManly, NSW (Australia)

Chica Bonita in manly puts an interesting twist on the humble nachos. The "chips Carne asada" is a delicious mess of fried chips, beef mince, melted cheese, avocado and salsa. It's so good you don't mind knowing

Market Lane Art Scene

Market Lane Art SceneManly, NSW (Australia)

Little would many people know that Manly has some really fantastic local art to be seen. At any given time there are plenty of exhibitions going on around town but for those just in town for a day or two, the galleries

Diversified products and a good time

Diversified products and a good timeManly, NSW (Australia)

On some weekends there is the Manly Market. There is divesified products and really friendly people. A good place to hang around and have a nice talk at the same time you can have a drink or some food. They have a really

BenBry Burgers - Best Burgers in Manly

BenBry Burgers - Best Burgers in ManlyManly, NSW (Australia)

BenBry Burgers– (pronounced “Ben Bree”) make the best burgers in Manly, the chips are really good too! Best way to find them is to head inbetween the New Brighton and Steyne pubs into Market Place, you’ll see them on the

Village Public School Market

Village Public School MarketManly, NSW (Australia)

On the third Saturday of each month, the Manly Village Public School hosts a market with over 100 stands and an assortment of things to buy, try and admire. Most tourists probably wouldn't stumble on the market, even