North Head Sanctuary, Manly

4.7
#1 of 9 in Wildlife in Manly
Choose from a number of walks and self-guided tours at North Head Sanctuary, home to a delicate system of native flora and fauna. Steeped in history and culture, this site has long been considered a special place for Aboriginal Australians. The sanctuary’s rugged sandstone cliffs provide unobstructed views of the city’s skyline and are a popular spot for observation and contemplation. A picturesque setting for picnics, the sanctuary also includes a small café, open for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. Be sure to visit the convenient Gatehouse Visitor Center to pick up maps of the area, and to enjoy a range of free family-friendly activities. Make North Head Sanctuary a centerpiece of your Manly vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Manly online attractions planner .
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  • I took the ferry to manly ferry wharf and then took directions of how to get to North Head Beach from the visitor centre. They suggested to go right via Stuart street to north head and then return on ...  more »
  • Take a ferry from the city of Sydney to Manly. From there, take the bus to North Head. I walked from the bus stop to the edge of the cape. I came to the cliff cliff and understood the boundary between the open sea and Sydney Bay well.
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