After Dark Nature Tours
Looking for things to do in Manly, Sydney?
By using night vision goggles, After Dark Nature Tours in Manly gives people an unforgettable and unique opportunity to experience Australia's wonderful nocturnal wildlife in its own environment amongst one of Sydney's most beautiful locations.
See owls, bandicoots, possums, echidnas and much more. Let your experienced guide take you to another world around Manly's rare bushland starting from beautiful Shelly Beach.
See what comes alive at night. Learn about the areas cultural significance to the traditional Kay-Ye-My Aboriginal people who occupied the area now known as Manly.
It's a great way to discover the natural, European and Aboriginal cultural history of the area.
Choose from three tours; The Sunset Tour, The Night Wonders Tours or a Galaxy Tour which is tailored to meet the needs and wishes for groups and functions.
All Tours are lead by experienced guides.
This tour takes in the captivating experience of sunset in one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Walk through the rare bushland of Manly's North Head as the sun sets through the trees casting a water-wash of colours across Manly Beach and Sydney Harbour.
You will stop at lookouts to take in the view while being given a snap shot of the area's European natural and Aboriginal history.
Stop at a special location to eat wattle seed scones, bush jams and drink native tea's while your guide tells you stories of the local Kay-Ye-My people.
As you walk down to Shelly Beach on twilight, look for possums, echidnas and bandicoots as they wake from their daytime slumber.
Night Wonders Tour
For the more adventurous who want the full nocturnal experience.
Using night vision goggles you will meet North Head's nocturnal animals such as possums, bandicoots, echidnas, owls and night jars in their own environment.
Your guide will take you up the winding path and track through rare Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub.
At certain points of interest you will be told stories of the area's natural, European and Aboriginal cultural history. Stop at a special place where you can sample home made roasted wattle seed scones with bush jams.
While you sip on locally sourced bush teas, learn about the area's cultural significance to the traditional Kay-Ye-My Aboriginal people. Discover the true indigenous origins of surfing and why Manly was first called Eve's Cove.