How much do you know about Sweden? If ABBA and IKEA is your answer, you should visit this great little café called Fika in Manly. Located in a small alley, it seems like an odd location for a happy and chirpy place.
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.
When the sun goes down, most people think to head back into central Sydney for a night out, but for those who stick around town there are plenty of cozy candlelit small bars with top of the line cocktails and live music.
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
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
See Australia’s diverse East Coast marine wildlife in their natural enviornment of sea grass meadows, sandy bottom, and rocky reefs withinthe protected Cabbage Tree Aquatic Reserve. Search for local and transient
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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– (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
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
Meander in the sunshine, lose yourself in intrigue, find yourself at Manly Design and Farmers Markets. These are open-air markets showcasing emerging design, fashion, gifts (from candles, to wooden items, flowers) and
Tucked away under 4 Pines Brewery is "Out of Africa" - the decor is great in this place, it's relaxing and homely feeling. The food is great, tasty, big portions, home-style. The atmosphere is great and you can really