Manly Beach is one of Sydney’s premier beaches. Belonging among the Northern Beaches it is located in the Sydney’s suburb of Manly where the stretch of Northern Beaches actually starts, going all the way up to Palm Beach. The beach is divided into three sections, which are South Steyne, North Steyne and Queenscliff.
One of the Australia’s most famous surfing beaches was named by Captain Arthur Phillip as he was impressed by the behaviour of the Aboriginal population in the area.
The whole area with promenade is packed with cozy cafes and fine restaurants with delicious seafood and also bars and clubs just a short walk from the soft sand.
Manly Beach Info
Is easily reachable from the heart of the city by a 30 minutes ferry trip going from the Circular Quay to Manly Wharf.
Manly Beach offers unique laid-back atmosphere within a sea-side hub and serves often as a day trip getaway from the busy city life.
The beach itself is around 1.5 km long stretch of gold sand and tranquil water and has a sheltered ocean pool at one of its ends, like many other beaches in Sydney do. Manly beach is highly appreciated by surfers – surfing professionals and even beginners thanks to its surfing school.
Manly Beach is also a starting point for a beautiful Manly Scenic Walkway going around the foreshore, offering number of stunning views and beautiful scenery.
Another top attraction within a short walk is the world class aquarium named Oceanworld Manly