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Fairlight: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Manly Art Gallery and Museum

The Manly Art Gallery and Museum is only a four minute walk from Manly Wharf. Opened in 1930 by Manly Council, it was the first metropolitan regional gallery in New South Wales. The gallery has become a popular destination for thousands of local, interstate and international visitors.

The gallery is a hub of community activity, as they present workshops, recitals and performances.

The museum is dedicated to preserving Manly's unique history as one of Australia's most loved beach resorts. Opened in 1982, it focuses on the history of Manly and the Northern Beaches. The particular emphasis is on beach culture in the 20th century. Their collection includes examples of swimwear, Hawaiian shirts, sunglasses, hats, towels, beachbags and longboards.

West Esplanade
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.1K from Fairlight

Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary

Experience conservation in action at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary aquarium and learn more about our breed, rescue and protect program. We successfully breed some incredible local species, we are passionate about rescue, nursing animals back to health and releasing them back into the wild.

Across three levels, visitors have the chance to interact with a wide variety of marine life, as well as experience Penguin Cove, where you can discover a colony of Manly's iconic little penguins. With an abundance of incredible marine life, from cuttlefish, lionfish, baby sharks, seahorses to octopuses, there is so much to see at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary.

Little ones can also explore the new Shipwreck Shores play zone!

West Esplanade
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.1K from Fairlight

Manly Boy Charlton Swim Centre

The pools at Manly Boy Charlton Swim Centre are heated to 27 degrees.

They offer activities such as coaching, learn to swim, lap swimming, school carnivals, organised swimming groups, scuba, water polo, aqua-aerobics, and recreational swimming. A 50 metre pool, 25 metre pool, toddlers pool, playground and handball court are all available at the centre.

Corner Kenneth Road, Balgowlah Road
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.2K from Fairlight

Shark Dive Xtreme

Scuba dive with huge three metre sharks! Come face-to-fin with huge critically endangered Grey Nurse Sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and an amazing array of fish at Shark Dive Xtreme.

There is no experience required - SCUBA training is provided before your dive into their four million litre oceanarium. The 2.5 hour experience includes a guided tour of the shark tunnels, a safety briefing, SCUBA training and a dive in Shark Harbour.

All equipment is provided, just bring your swimmers and a towel!

West Esplanade
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.2K from Fairlight

Manly to Spit Bridge Scenic Walkway

The Manly Scenic Walkway offers the visitor access to some of Sydney Harbour's most stunning scenery and bushland. The track meanders around the harbour foreshore from The Spit Bridge via Dobroyd Head to Manly.

The track is 10 kilometres in length and takes the average walker about three to four hours to complete. There are six major entry and exit points to the walkway. These are located at The Spit Bridge, Clontarf Reserve, Cutler Road Lookout, Tania Park (Crater Cove and Arabanoo Lookouts), Wellings Reserve and Manly Wharf.

Maps are available from the Manly Visitor Information Centre located next to Manly Wharf, and the National Parks Office. Tours are available for groups for a minimum of 25 people and are guided by National Parks and Wildlife Service, bookings for this service are essential.

Starts at Manly Wharf,
Ends at the Spit Bridge, near Mosman
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.3K from Fairlight

Manly Arts and Crafts Market

Unique handmade arts and crafts are a highlight with many works inspired by the local landscape, culture and lifestyle. Jewellery, paintings, photography, sculptures, homemade body care products and souvenirs can all be found here.

From the unusual to the unique, an impressive showcase of local handmade Australian arts and craft are also on display with plenty to appeal to both locals and visitors. A treasure-trove of Australian ceramics, jewellery pieces and ingenious handicrafts, it's worth a visit if only to browse! Open every weekend 10am-5pm except public holidays.

Be sure to take your time, meet the makers and chances are you'll be walking away with a very special reminder of your time at Manly.

Market Lane and Sydney Road
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.3K from Fairlight

Saltmotion Gallery

This multi-award winning gallery in Manly showcases the very best of Joel Coleman's ocean photography collection. Joel is one of Australia's leading oceanic photographers, recognised globally for his signature style of photography.

There is a range of images and framing styles on display and the gallery managers are available to assist with the selection of the perfect pieces for your home, business, or as a gift.

Joel also publishes his Saltmotion Photographic Journal which you can subscribe to online from his web site. It is a free subscription.

Market Place
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.5K from Fairlight

Fairlight: Events

Sydney Harbour Challenge

Sydney Harbour Challenge presented by Hawaiian Airlines, hosted by Pacifica Outrigger Canoe Club, is Australia's most prestigious six man Outrigger Canoe Race.

The race will start at Manly Wharf and head across Sydney Heads into Sydney Harbour, passing Taronga Zoo, the Sydney Opera House, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and rounding a turn marker at Luna Park before heading back to Manly Wharf.

Come and cheer them on!

Event Dates
      25th Feb
      26th Feb

Manly Wharf,
Corner East Esplanade and West Esplanade
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.3K from Fairlight

Manly Jazz

Music festivals come and go but Manly Jazz remains as an iconic event for Manly and greater Sydney. Coming up to its 39th year, the festival continues to reinvent and attract tens of thousands of visitors to Manly each year to enjoy fine tunes from renowned musicians, and to soak up the relaxed sunny seaside vibe for which Manly is famous.

The Festival kicks off with small intimate and climaxing with two great Directors Choice Concerts with James Morrison and Jeff Clayton as well as Darren Percival and The Idea of North.

Win tickets! They're giving away four double passes to the Manly Jazz Director's Choice Concert's.

Event Dates
      1st Oct
      2nd Oct
      3rd Oct

Manly Central Business District,
Manly Corso
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.5K from Fairlight

Wine and Dine Sydney

Wine and Dine Sydney is a dinner party with a twist. They bring Sydneysiders together for an evening of good food, good wine, and, perhaps most importantly, good company.

If you want to meet new like-minded people or participate in a new social experience, come join a Wine and Dine Sydney event. They aim to take away the stress and awkwardness of first dates and entering new social groups.

The evening will start with a three course roaming dinner party, where food, wine and conversation can start to flow, before moving on to the after party where all of the diners will be on the guest list. Here you will be able to meet the other groups on the event, as well as catch up with the people you met throughout the night.

Event Dates
      5th Nov

55 North Steyne,
Northern Beaches Host Address followed by Daniel San
Manly, NSW, 2095

Located 1.6K from Fairlight

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