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PO Box 89
Manly NSW 1655
[email protected]
ph: 02 8004 1969

Hello Manly. Booking and Information Centre

ph: 02 9976 1430
international: +61 2 9976 1430

located at Manly Wharf

Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
Weekends and Public Holidays: 10am-4pm (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)


4 Pines Brewing Co. – The Brewery Tour

Fancy learning about all things beer and brewing?
Now’s your chance! Explore Manly’s very own brewery with a tour hosted by a qualified beer nut, followed by a Lap of the Taps, where you’ll enjoy five samplers of 4 Pines’ international awardwinning handcrafted brews. Tours run Monday – Friday 12.30pm, $25 per person, must be 18 years or over.

29/43-45 East Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9976 2300 

Dive Centre Manly

Dive Centre Manly has long been established as one of Sydney’s market leaders for all diving activities ranging from no-experience, introductory dives right up to Scuba Instructor training programs. Their most popular course is the PADI Learn to Dive Open Water programme. Dive Centre Manly offers guided diving tours in a unique marine reserve and weekly learn to dive courses. See the best Sydney has to offer below the water.

10 Belgrave Street, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 4355
[email protected],

Home and Away / Palm Beach Tour

FG_home&away2Visit Summer Bay, the location of Home and Away, one of Australia’s most loved TV soaps. Get the all-important photos of the Summer Bay Surf Club, the beach, the lighthouse, Alf’s bait shop and the famous pier. Contact us for latest updates on filming at Palm Beach and a chance to see the cast and take photos. Includes a tour of Sydney’s magnificent Northern Beaches. Bookings essential. $89 per person. Departs weekdays 1.15pm from The Rocks, Circular Quay OR contact us to request a Manly pick-up. Tour finishes at approx. 4.45pm in Manly.

Flamin’ Galah Sydney Tours and Airport Transfers
phone: +61 2 9977 7890
[email protected],

Manly Art Gallery & Museum

artgallery2The Manly Art Gallery & Museum is magnificently situated on Sydney Harbour and just 4 minutes walk from Manly Wharf on the beautiful Manly Cove. Opened in 1930, Manly Art Gallery & Museum was the first metropolitan based regional gallery established in NSW. The gallery presents a creative program of changing exhibitions every 4 to 6 weeks. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays and public holidays. Free entry.

West Esplanade Reserve, Manly (next to Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary)
phone: +61 2 9976 1421, [email protected] 

Manly Bike Tours (Bike Hire)

bikehireCycling is the ideal way to explore Manly. Hire a bike and discover secluded coves, deserted beaches and breathtaking coastal views. With over 20kms of dedicated bike paths and off road trails, Manly caters for all levels of riders. Manly Bike Tours carry a huge range of bicycles for rent, incl. cruisers, road bikes, off-road mountain bikes, kids’ bikes and tandems. Alternatively you can book a guided tour, which runs daily at 10:30am. Open everyday from 9am to 6pm (closed Christmas day).

Shop 6, 54 West Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8005 7368
[email protected], 

Manly Kayak Centre

kayak2Pack the picnic, grab the fishing gear, and get behind the controls to discover the magic of Sydney Harbour in your own Self-Drive Leisure Boat. Or why not choose a kayak and paddle the pristine shoreline and turquoise waters of North Harbour with a choice of exclusive beach destinations? Manly Kayak Centre offers guided Kayak Tours; single, double and triple kayaks, Stand-Up Paddle Boards and self-drive leisure boats are available for hire.

Located at Manly Wharf, Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary and the Q Station
phone: 1300 KAYAKS (1300 529 257)
[email protected],

Manly Sailing

TRY SAILING: 3 hour sailing experience on beautiful Sydney Harbour. Be involved as much or as little as you like. Our professional skippers will quite literally show you the ropes, so you can help sail the yacht. Or just sit back, relax and enjoy the view. Come on your own or bring friends. No experience needed, no age limits. $129 per person, children under 16 $79. Bookings essential. Also on offer: Sailing lessons, corporate events, yacht charter, twilight racing, sailing mums, gift vouchers.

Manly Yacht Club (Ground Floor)
East Esplanade, Manly, phone: +61 2 9977 4000
[email protected],

Manly Surf Guide

surfguideManly Surf Guide offers One Day Beginners Surf Adventures, Two Day Learn to Surf Camps and Guided Surf Safaris for advanced and intermediate surfers. Small groups, local knowledge and plenty of personal attention guarantees you will be ripping it up in no time. Bookings essential. Also on offer: Private surf lessons, SUP lessons and hire, Kids surfing packages, short and long term surfboard hire. Tours depart daily from Manly Wharf.

contact Ryan: phone +61 412 417 431
[email protected],
*not operating in June/July*

Manly Surf School

surfschoolManly Surf School, located at North Steyne Surfclub on the beachfront, is Sydney’s largest surf school, conducting daily lessons at multiple locations for all ages and levels with the latest equipment provided. Accredited professional instructors. They also offer Stand-Up Paddle lessons and day tours to Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches, incl. 2 lessons and lunch for only $120. Come and surf the best waves the day has to offer!

Located at North Steyne Surfclub, Manly
phone: +61 2 9977 6977
[email protected],

Manly Surfboards

manlysurfboardsManly Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and home of the first World Surfboard Championship in May 1964. Come and surf the golden beaches and immerse yourself in Australia’s Surfing culture, enjoy a world class surfing reserve. Whether you are a beginner or advanced surfer, we will get you in the water with a wide range of surfboards and accessories. Board and wetsuit hire at the best rates in town (hourly, daily, weekly). Expert, friendly staff, lessons, wide range of surfboards, group discounts, lockers.

Shop 3, 49 North Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
ph: +61 2 9976 0591, email: [email protected]

Middle Harbour Eco Kayak Tour

SHK_tourThis 4-hour tour is the perfect way to discover parts of Sydney, you can only experience from a sea kayak. An amazing opportunity to learn about the natural and social history of the area from a friendly guide as you paddle through differing environments – from affluent urban to the remote natural bushland of the Garigal National Park. Soak up the serenity while you enjoy a wholesome morning tea served at one of our favourite secluded spots. Every Saturday and Sunday 8.30am – 12.30pm, $99 per person.

81 Parriwi Road – Smiths Boat Shed
The Spit Bridge, Mosman 2088
phone: (Line 1) + 61 2 9960 4389, (Line 2) +61 2 9969 4590
[email protected],

Shark Dive Xtreme at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary

Take the plunge with Shark Dive Xtreme for the opportunity of a lifetime! It’s an adrenaline pumping experience and one of the only places worldwide where you’re guaranteed an underwater encounter with huge 3+ metre sharks, sea turtles and stingrays! Great for first-time and experienced divers, you’ll be prepared by experienced instructors before stepping into the sharks domain – without cages! Bookings are essential. 10% OFF with our coupon!

West Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8251 7878


Skater HQ offers skate hire and lessons. Rent or purchase skates, inline blades, skateboards and a whole range of quality accessories. Skater HQ also provides skate group lessons for children and adults on Saturdays and Sundays. Times are: Kids Skateboarding 9:30am, Kids Inline 10:30am and Adults Inline 11:30am. Bring your own gear or hire everything you need. Private lessons are available 7 days a week. Bookings essential.

Shop 2, 49-53 North Steyne, Manly, NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8667 7892



Sydney Harbour EcoHopper

The Sydney Harbour Eco Hopper operates between Manly, Q Station, Watsons Bay, Taronga Zoo, North Sydney/Luna Park, Fort Denison, Circular Quay and Darling Harbour 7 days a week. Tickets are valid 24 hours from time of issue, jump on and off as often as you like. Purchase tickets onboard the vessel or at the ticket booths.
2 hour round trip: adult $28, child $15
24 hour ticket: adult $40, child $20
Return fare Manly – Q Station: adult $10, child $5
Return fare Manly – Watsons Bay: adult $15, child $7.50

phone +61 2 9583 1199
view current timetable here

Sydney Harbour Kayaks

SHKSydney Harbour Kayaks has been renting and selling kayaks, teaching kayaking and guiding tours around Middle Harbour from the Spit Bridge since 1991. Our team is passionate about kayaking, passionate about surf ski, passionate about stand-up paddle boarding, passionate about being out on the water. Our kayak, surf-ski and stand up paddle board rental craft are some of the best around, we offer a mix of standard and deluxe sea kayaks as well as surf-skis, the SUP’s. Our rental location is at the Spit Bridge in Mosman.

81 Parriwi Road – Smiths Boat Shed
The Spit Bridge, Mosman 2088
phone: (Line 1) + 61 2 9960 4389, (Line 2) +61 2 9969 4590
[email protected],

Sydney Harbour Parasailing

parasailTry the unique and thrilling experience of parasailing over Sydney’s beautiful harbour. After you’re gently winched from the boat into the sky, you’ll feel like you’re flying, similar to paragliding or hot air ballooning and you still have the safety of being attached to the boat. Minimum age is 10, persons aged 10-15 must parasail in tandem with a guardian. Singles $95, Tandem $149, Monday to Friday Tandem Special $125, Passengers $18.The parasail season usually finishes in May and recommences beginning of October.

Located at Manly Wharf, near Manly Wharf Hotel
(tickets also available at Manly Kayak Centre/Discover Manly)
phone: +61 2 9977 6781
[email protected],

Sydney Sailing School

sydsailschool2A Manly Sailing Adventure
Get a taste for a sailing adventure in Manly’s beautiful North Harbour, learn the basics and see what dinghy sailing is all about. $150 for 2 hours, inclusive boat, friendly, qualified instructor and short safety brief (max. 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 small children). Booking, swimmers and sunscreen are essential. Operating Wednesday through to Sunday 2 or 3 times a day, this is a must do for anyone wanting their first experience or to do something a bit different and quieter!

call Chris: +61 405 979 730
[email protected]

Sydney Thunder Rides

Experience Sydney on a Thundering Harley-Davidson
We will take you on our bikes for one or more hours. Helmets, Leather Jackets etc provided; cross the Harbour Bridge, see the opera house; Manly and the Northern Beaches or down to Bondi Beach. Great for sightseeing, rewards, product and sporting launches, hens days, anniversaries, birthdays and Christmas parties. Pick up from your home, work or hotel.

phone: +61 409 159 060 or +61 2 9949 2575
[email protected],
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Whale Watching Safaris

whalewatchingJump on board Sydney’s smallest, most personal and exciting whale watching experience. Departing directly from Manly aboard Sydney’s fastest commercial vessel, Manly Ocean Adventures will get you to the whales quicker than ever before! Top-of-the-line wind/waterproof jackets are supplied. Passengers must be 150cm tall to ride. Departing daily at 2pm – bookings essential – subject to minimum numbers. $85 per person, 1.5-2 hours. Save 15% with online the coupon code ‘MG14’. Sightings guaranteed: If whales are not sighted on your tour, come out again for free!

Manly Ocean Adventures, located at Manly Wharf
1/40 East Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
phone: 1300 062 659
[email protected],

Whale Watching Sydney

whalewatching2Join Whale Watching Sydney for an unforgettable experience on board Sydney’s premium whale watching fleet with over 20 years of experience watching whales off the coast of Australia. Choose between the 3hr Discovery Cruise on the Ocean Dreaming II and the 2hr ‘Totally Wild’ Adventure cruise. Furthermore on offer is a Half Day Photo Safari for the keen amateur photographer. Departures are daily from May to December with whales guaranteed or a free return cruise. Save 10-20% when you book online.

Book online
or call +61 2 9583 1199

WILD ROPES at Taronga Zoo

image_template-2Get set to challenge yourself on our adventure course, Wild Ropes. Experience nature from a new perspective and test your limits against the breath-taking backdrop of Sydney Harbour.

Experience nature from a new perspective and test your limits …
Bradley’s Head Road, Mosman, NSW 2088
phone: 02 9969 2777
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