The suburb of Manly is situated just 17kms to the north-east of Sydney and this is a popular area among home owners that work in the big city. In fact, Manly is home to around 15,000 people and there are plenty of excellent real estate options to choose from here, especially houses and apartments that face the ocean.
Traveling to the heart of Manly is simply, as the suburb boasts excellent public transportation connections. It is possible to reach the heart of Sydney in less than half an hour and residents will be able to make use of all the shopping, dining and entertainment options that the big city offers.
Manly is home to a large number of beautiful beaches and sun worshipers will really be in their element here. The waters that lap the shores of these stretches of golden sand are cool and clear and ideal for surfing as well as other aquatic activities such as swimming, boating and snorkeling.
Exploring Manly by bicycle is the perfect way for new residents to get a feel for this attractive suburb. A number of well-planned cycle paths run their way along the coast as well as through the heart of Manly and cyclists will be able to explore Manly at their own pace while pausing whenever they choose to indulge in a spot of shopping or enjoy a little light refreshment.
Manly offers a range of exciting attractions and activities that are sure to appeal to people of all ages. Families will want to spend a day at Oceanworld Manly, which is home to a large collection of marine creatures including sharks, stingrays and crocodiles. Shark Dive X-treme is a popular attraction among thrill seekers, while other local attractions include the Manly Art Gallery and Museum and the Quarantine Station.