Sydney is popular for its beaches, and Manly is one of the tops in the Harbour City.
So it is quite surprising that most of the top things to see and do here are either in, on, or around water like SUP boards surfing.
Discover the top attractions in Manly Beach, Sydney.
Catch the Manly Ferry
A more chilled-out way to get to Manly Beach from the city area is the ferry from Circular Quay, a quintessentially Sydney experience.
The journey takes half an hour, giving commuters a front-row seat to landmarks such as Sydney Opera house, Sydney harbour bridge, and the Mrs Macquarie Chair. It is top enjoyed in the late afternoon with the sun sets over the glittering waterway.
Watch buskers on The Corso
When you visit the Manly Ferry, you will view that the wharf is attached to the golden beach by the Manly Corso.
This attractive pedestrian mall, which is lined with two-hundred retail stores, eateries, and bars, also pulses with street performers’ sound.
Surf at Manly Surf School
Manlys popular beach is shaded by towering Norfolk inland pine trees, making it a remarkably famous place to laze around on hot month days.
But for visitors who are feeling quite more adventurous, there are lots of surf schools that can introduce first-timers to the waves.
Manly Surf School has been providing lessons since 1983, catering for both adults and newbie children, as well as seasoned surfers.
If you love crafts and homemade arts, consider a tour to the Manly Markets, which open 10 am – 5 am every weekend.
You can find every item from jewellery to paintings and home-made body care items, so browse the stalls for the dream gift or a memento of your tour to Manly.