Seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care.

So went the slogan used by the Port Jackson & Manly Steamship Company in 1940 to describe “Australia’s Premier Seaside Resort”. Today, Manly is still a major tourism destination with more than 8 million visitors per year. They come from all over Australia and the world, drawn by the many natural attractions, restaurants, shops and cultural events.


With over 100 cafes, restaurants, bars and eateries there is literally something for everyone, including international cuisine, award winning seafood and popular alfresco dining. For more information about dining in the Manly area click here.


From high end couture to funky boutique, market "originals‟ to surf and street wear, and over 200 retail outlets, Manly is a fashion destination in its own right. For more information about shopping in the Manly area click here.


The nostalgic, the paranormal, the environment or fun in the sun - there's something of interest for everyone. Manly is also home to renown attractions such as the Manly Oceanworld, Manly Waterworks, Q-Station, North Head Sanctuary, Manly Art Gallery & Museum and the Manly Arts & Craft Markets - to name a few. For more information about Manly attractions, click here.

Manly for Families

Manly is a family friendly destination. As well as its 30 or so water and land-based attractions, the area is home to over 50 playgrounds and picnic areas and nature walks. Some walks are suitable for prams and wheelchairs. For more information about Manly for Families, click here.


From the famous Manly Scenic Walkway to informal strolls along the promenade, there are a number of beautiful walks around the Manly region.

Heroes and Legends

Manly's proud Olympic tradition is on display for all to see at the Pathway of Olympians, that stretches from Manly Wharf to Oceanworld. The pathway celebrates more than 100 years of Manly residents who represented Australia in Olympic Games.

Hello Manly Booking & Information Centre

The Forecourt
Manly Wharf

Phone:    (02) 9976 1430