7 miles from Sydney, a 1000 miles from care…
Manly has been Sydney’s premier seaside resort for 150 years. It features idyllic beaches, marine reserves as well as a stunning national park. It is what Australia is all about.
Check out our video about Manly and see why you should explore it for yourself!
Beautiful scenery, brimming with plants and animals. Some of the animals that you may encounter include; bandicoots, lizards, penguins, flying fox (bats) and depending on the season – whales and dolphins. Fantastic birds are always a feature.
Manly has played a signficant role in the development of Sydney, being the first documented place where the aboriginals (Kay-ye-may Clan) met the first settlers.
History and Culture
Manly has played a key role in the development of Sydney and Australia. Some of the other attractions that are located in the Manly area include the Quarantine Station, St Patricks (formerly a seminary), North Fort and the Old Gas Works Site. There have been also been a number of famous people who lived in the Manly area – even the first prime minister!
We will provide you with a map when you arrive, but if you would like to know more about the bike paths in Manly you can view, download and print a copy of our map by clicking here.
For information on local businesses in Manly, visit Manly Beach Online
For more information about Manly, visit Manly on Sydney.com