174. North Head Sanctuary, NSW Australia

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Why

Most head to Manly for the beach, but the views of Sydney and the coastline is also worth it and not as crowded as the beach.

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia - Sydney City view

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia – Sydney City view

Where

The North Head Sanctuary is located at the tip of the the Manly peninsula across from the Sydney Harbour.

How To Get Here

By Train

No.

By Ferry

Take the Manly Ferry from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay to Manly and then take the North Head sanctuary bus. This is the fastest and best way to get to Manly.

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia - Manly Ferry

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia – Manly Ferry

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia - Manly Wharf

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia – Manly Wharf

By Plane

The nearest airport is the Sydney Australia Airport (SYD). You then get the train into the Sydney Opera House and then take the Manly Ferry. Once in Manly look for the bus going to the North Head Sanctuary.

The Sydney International Airport (SYD) airport is served by the following airlines:

Air Vanuatu (NF), All Nippon Airlines (NH), Air Asia XAir (D7), New Zealand (NZ), Air Caledonie International (SB), American Airlines (AA), Air India (AI), Air Canada (AC), Air China (CA), Air New Zealand (NZ), Beijing Capital Airlines, British Airways (BA), Cebu Pacific Air (5J), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), China Airlines (CI), Delta Air Lines (DL), Emirates (EK), Etihad Airways (EY), Fiji Airways (FJ), Garuda Indonesia (GA), Hawaiian Airlines (HA), Hainan Airlines (HU), Japan Airlines (JL), Jetstar Airways (JQ), LAN (LA), Malaysia Airlines (MH), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas (QF), Regional Express Airlines (ZL), Scoot (TZ), Singapore Airlines (SQ), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Thai Airways (TG), Tiger Air Australia (TT), United Airlines (UA), Vietnam Airlines (VN), Virgin Australia (VA) and Xiamen Air (MF).

By Bus

You can take the Sydney Buses.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

There are plenty of places to stay in Manly. You may also stay in Sydney proper.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

There are plenty of restaurants in the Manly area itself. However, there’s just a tuck shop at the Sanctuary area itself.
North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia - Food

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia – Food

What To Do

This is a National Park so its perfect for the outdoors type. Give yourself sometime to explore the area once you get off the bus. You can see the cliffs as well as a great view of Sydney and also watch the sunset. Keep an eye on the bus schedule as its quite a ways to walk back to Manly.

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia - Sydney City view

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia – Sydney City view

 

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia - Sydney Harbour Bridge View

North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia – Sydney Harbour Bridge View

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator for the Sydney area.

Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)

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North Head Sanctuary, NSW, Australia - Sydney Harbour Bridge View

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