Manly activities

  1. Manly Surf Guide

    Manly Surf Guide are a boutique surf guiding company that offer small group surfing tours and surf lessons in Sydney's famous Manly Beach and Northern Beaches. Manly Surf Guide also have a surf shop in Brookvale with a large range of So…

  2. Fairfax walk

    The Fairfax walk offers superb views and an enjoyable, gentle walk. This short paved track starts at the end of North Head Scenic Drive and then loops around the top of North Head. Its circuit connects three lookouts which provide the kinds…

  3. Manly scenic walkway

    What’s the prettiest way to get to Manly? Some say catching the Manly ferry, but those in the know will tell you otherwise – it’s the Manly scenic walkway. Beginning at Mosman’s Spit Bridge, this classic walk shows you some of the most pict…

  4. Manly Surf School

    Learn to ride a surfboard at Manly Beach in Sydney and enjoy the jubilation of catching waves at the beach where the first world surfing championship was held in 1964. Qualified surf coaches at the Manly Surf School offer daily surf lessons…

  5. Grotto Point Lighthouse

    If you’ve ever dreamed of the life of a lighthouse-keeper, why not visit the historic Grotto Point Lighthouse and imagine what it’s been like to live and work there? This active beacon, located on a rocky headland near Dobroyd Head, lights …

  6. Manly Beach

    In company with Bondi, Manly Beach is Sydney’s most iconic strip of sand, named by the State’s first governor Arthur Phillip in 1788 for the impression made on him by “the confidence and manly behaviour” of the area’s Aborigines. The s…

  7. Manly Art Gallery and Museum

    The Manly Art Gallery and Museum is only a four minute walk from Manly Wharf. Opened in 1930 by Manly Council, it was the first metropolitan regional gallery in New South Wales. The gallery has become a popular destination for thousands of …

  8. North Head Sanctuary

    Right in Manly's backyard is North Head Sanctuary - Sydney's secret getaway. There are over 10 kilometres of easy walking tracks to explore. Start at Shelley Beach and walk through virtually untouched bushland with superb harbour views b…

  9. Nomad Brewing Co

    Nomad Brewing Co brings european brewing technology and knowledge and combines this with a passion for exploring Australia’s native ingredients utilising a wide range of ingredients ranging from lemon myrtle, finger limes, tasmanian pepper …

  10. Manly Car and Truck Rentals

    Manly Car and Truck Rentals is a local family business which has been proudly owned and run by the Meredith family for 60 years. They are a friendly and reliable independent business which has served Manly and Sydney's northern beaches with…

  11. 4 Pines Brewing Company

    Savour award-winning handcrafted beers brewed at 4 Pine Brewing Co. in Manly, home to Sydney’s famous Manly Beach. You can also discover how 4 Pines makes its craft beers on a tour of the microbrewery, which overlooks Manly Wharf on Sydney …

  12. Cabbage Tree Bay

    Cabbage Tree Bay is an aquatic reserve that aims to protect marine life. It covers an area of approximately 20 hectares, from the southern end of Manly Beach, including the rocky shores and beaches, to the northern of Shelly Beach. Recreati…

  13. Go Beyond Tours

    With Go Beyond Tours, guests have the chance to explore Sydney’s northern beaches, take in pristine bushland and visit Palm Beach (the setting for the Aussie TV show, ‘Home & Away’). Lunch is provided at the Palm Beach Golf Club offerin…

  14. Manly Dam

    Manly Warringah War Memorial Park, known as Manly Dam, has a wonderful diversity of flora and fauna. It's great for picnics by the water and is renowned for mountain biking and water skiing. Attractions include a self-guided walk that hig…

  15. Arabanoo lookout at Dobroyd Head

    Arabanoo lookout at Dobroyd Head offers fantastic views over to North Head and South Head and the expansive Pacific Ocean. Named in honour of Aboriginal man Arabanoo, the first Aboriginal man to live among European settlers, the lookout is…

  16. Collins Flat Beach

    With its scenic harbour views, Collins Flat Beach, just north of Sydney city and nestled between North Head and Little Manly Cove, is an idyllic spot for a romantic picnic. Whether you’re swimming in the calm waters or nibbling on gourmet …

  17. Joel Coleman Gallery

    Joel Coleman has built his life and reputation on the art of capturing moments of exquisite beauty and timeless emotion in the world around him. His award-winning photography has taken him across oceans and continents as he continues to p…

  18. Ecotreasures

    EcoTreasures is an accredited ecotourism company, providing tours of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and Sydney Harbour National Park. Guided tours include walks, snorkelling and Aboriginal heritage experiences. T…

  19. Fairy Bower Pool

    Located along Marine Parade is the lovely Fairy Bower Pool. It is triangular in shape and the sculptures that sit along the rock edge are known as 'The Sea Nymphs' or 'The Oceanides', were created by Helen Leete. Built by local residents i…