Things to do in Manly

There are tonnes of fun things to do in Manly & Manly's surrounds. Thingdoer is where Manly locals share their favourite Manly things to do and with 130+ activities suggested, all the best Manly things to do are here, there are free and discounted Manly activities alongside indulgent Manly things to do. You will find the fun Manly thing to do you're looking in this activity collection. If your favourite thing to do in Manly isn't listed, join Manly's thingdoers and share your things.

Manly harbour jump rock

Manly harbour jump rockManly, NSW

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

Go Whale Watching From Manly
from $85

Go Whale Watching From ManlyManly, NSW

You’ll be taken on an exciting and unforgettable journey to see the whales in their natural habitat on a giant purpose-built, military spec, fast boat.Your high-speed whale watching boat transfers from Circular Quay to

Manly to Spit Bridge walk

Manly to Spit Bridge walkManly, NSW

Many people will do the Spit Bridge to Manly walk, but taking on the hike in the opposite direction has its advantages too. Get brunch in Manly to fuel up before embarking on the walk, and remember that you may encounter

Mural hunting in Manly Beach

Mural hunting in Manly BeachManly, NSW

According to my research, Manly is the birthplace of Australian surfing and is one of the world’s five surfing reserves. It is evident that locals and foreigners go there to surf and enjoy the hype of being beach babes.

Best of Manly Guided Electric Bike Tour
from $119

Best of Manly Guided Electric Bike TourManly, NSW

Our Beach Banana guided electric bike tour is the perfect way to check out popular Manly Beach and breathtaking views at North Head. Our guide will lead the way on a bike friendly route that showcases some of Sydney’s

Rock Climbing to the gem of Manly

Rock Climbing to the gem of ManlyManly, NSW

One of the key points to check before you go is low tide and weather conditions. It’s also important to go in the morning so the sun doesn’t set over the cliffs. IMPORTANT going during low tide ensures the easiest travel

Beer by Manly Beach

Beer by Manly BeachManly, NSW

Manly is perhaps one of the most popular beaches among tourists and locals due to the scenic ferry ride from Circular Quay. When alighting from the ferry, you will find yourself in a hub of restaurants, the Bavarian Bier

Spit to manly walk

Spit to manly walkManly, NSW

The spit bridge to manly walk is a great free way to experience Sydney harbour, discover numerous beaches and see some amazing wildlife. Personally I enjoy completing the walk from the spit bridge to manly (not manly to


SupballManly, NSW

This is a new game made up by some of the locals around the manly area. Supball stands for Stand Up Paddle Boarding Ball. There are now lots of competitions on and the new sport has really taken off. In shot each

Snorkelling at Shelly Beach

Snorkelling at Shelly BeachManly, NSW

Shelly beach is located directly opposite the famous Manly beach. Its very easy to get to get to. From Manly you can walk along the ‘South Steyne to Shelly’ walk which takes aprox 5 minutes. There is a big reef at shelly

Kayaking from Manly

Kayaking from ManlyManly, NSW

A great way to see the famous Sydney Harbour is to hire a Kayak from Manly Kayak Centre. This place is located on manly wharf next to manly wharf bar. There are different kayaks available, you can get a single or double,

Morning Coffee at North Head

Morning Coffee at North HeadManly, NSW

Enjoying a morning coffee at North Head is a really great way to start off the day. I normally start walking at sunrise from Shelly beach. I take the clearly marked bush track all the way to north head. By the time I

Spit Bridge To Manly Walk

Spit Bridge To Manly WalkManly, NSW

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

Watch the Sunrise/ Sunset at North Head Manly

Watch the Sunrise/ Sunset at North Head ManlyManly, NSW

Before you wrap up or even start your day in Manly Beach, why not head out to North Head and enjoy a relaxing, amazing view that you would just immediately know you should post up on Instagram? Put up a picnic with