Manly Beach Australia

Manly Beach is a world famous beach and an iconic Australian landmark.Manly Beach - Manly Beach Sydney Australia view to City

Manly offers the unique combination of wide ocean beaches on one side and serene sandy harbour coves and inlets on the other.

Manly Beach has vast open stretches of golden sand and is key to the development of Australia’s surfing & beach culture and the aquatic playground for many of Australia’s surfing champions.

Location

Manly Beach is located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, just a few minutes walk form Manly Cove where the Manly Ferry docks in at Manly Wharf on Sydney Harbour. Click here to view the Manly Map.

History

Captain Arthur Phillip named the beach in referencing the Indigenous people living there. He wrote about them, "Their confidence and manly behaviour made me give the name of Manly Cove to this place"Manly Beach - Manly Beach Australia

One of the first seaside resorts to allow daylight swimming and surfing back in 1903.

Highlights

Try the oceanside surfing beaches and coves of Manly for active water sports: surfing, windsurfing, parasailing, snorkeling and scuba diving. Or simply sunbathe, take a dip in one of the saltwater swimming pools or swim off the patrolled beaches.        

Join the visitors and locals on the long beachfront promenade and cycleways to stroll, jog, rollerblade or bike ride.

Safety

For safety in the surf you should only swim between the red and yellow flags, which mark the safest swimming areas. Manly's beaches are patrolled all year round by lifeguards.

The three main sections of Manly Beach are South Steyne, North Steyne  & Queenscliff.

Manly Beach public facilities:Manly Beach - Manly Beach Australia - view to Sydney Harbour

  • Beach Patrol
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Bin Stations – including recycling
  • Picnic areas
  • Electric BBQ
  • Parking
  • Kiosk
  • Sheltered areas
  • ocean swimming pools (south and north end)
  • close to many cafes & restaurants
  • walking distance to Manly Ferry

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