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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Beach
“Most beautiful beach on the northern side of Sydney, wonderful beach walks and great brunch and lunch at bathers pavillion.”
  • 167 locals recommend
Volleyball Court
“hop on a ferry to sail from Circular Quay to Manly and soak in the view of Sydney Harbour!”
  • 141 locals recommend
Beach
“Along the path from Manly's main beach is the sheltered and delightful Shelly Beach. It has sand, trees, people and a divine small cove that is magnificent for swimming, snorkeling and diving. There is no major rip here and some may play upon the rocks whilst others traverse the ocean waters to swim from the main beach to this small cove, in what seems to be blissful waters. Past the Manly Lifesaving Club and its iconic clock, down the path entering Cabbage Tree Eco Foreshore Walk is a leisurely 1.3 km. All the time being able to see views across Manly main beach and towards Shelly Beach, with spots to sit on the rocks and around the ocean pool. ”
  • 171 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great vibe, pizzas are yum and great place to have a few cocktails n watch the sun go down”
  • 170 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Larger scale shopping centre with big department stores & individual boutiques. Big name & designer brands in a great indoor/outdoor environment.”
  • 135 locals recommend
Pier
“Catch a ferry from Circular Quay to Manly. Buses to Circular Quay run very regularly from any stop on Oxford Street. The bus runs through the CBD and terminates at Circular Quay. From the Ferry there are great Views of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, and out past North Head and South Head out to the sea. Once at Manly you can walk along the harbour beach, or walk through the shops to the very famous long main beach, which looks out to the sea. There are walks that you can take through some bushland as well. Catch a return Ferry to Circular Quay.”
  • 163 locals recommend
Pier
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“they claim to have the best view in Manly and we totally agree. They are right next to the Manly wharf. Great way to wait for your ferry out.”
  • 149 locals recommend
Café
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“Get there early as you need to line up. Best food. Best staff. (You can imagine you are on the set of Home and Away.)”
  • 141 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Iconic spot nwhere Home and Away is filmed and is known for its golden sand! Walk towards the North end and climb to the lighthouse for jaw dropping views of the peninsular.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Pub
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“One of Manly's oldest buildings, with over 150 years of history inbuilt to every corner of the pub. Enjoy a beer with some classic pub food, while overlooking the iconic Manly beach.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Doctor's Office
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“A great local restaurant with water views, live music and large kids area. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Want a great variety of locally produced beer that rival some of the best in the world? Trust me if they can export it to the Kiwis then it must be drinkable. Lots of different styles so sure to please everyone. Even better is the location overlooking the wharf. Perfect place to start the evening in Summer or Winter. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
General Travel
“Take a walk up to North Head in the National Park, visit Bella Vista Cafe for a coffee or some Brunch. Admire the stunning views over the harbour and to the city. Walk through the Bushland to the beautiful Shelly Beach. Stunning - one of my favourite ways to spend a sunday!”
  • 105 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Awesome Mexican food, - make sure you get the carne fries. Go early to get your name on the list (you can't book) and then head somewhere for a drink whilst you wait.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“There is a bit of everything for everyone in Manly. Well worth visiting if you have some time on your hands. Great cafes, restaurants, shops, aquarium and of course the famous Manly Beach”
  • 84 locals recommend
Beach
“A beautiful beach, a little bit more quiet and natural compere to manly beach ”
  • 68 locals recommend