With immediate access to Moreton Bay, Manly is a boat lover's dream. The centerpiece of Manly is Manly Harbour, a marina crowded with magnificent yachts and quality eateries.
Stop in at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron for a meal and enjoy the beautiful marina views.
Manly is renowned for its relaxed yet sophisticated nautical atmosphere. And there's so much to do - from seaside family picnics to bike riding, from water sports to markets, it's all there.
Every first and third Saturday of the month you will find the Manly Farmers Market on the waterfront at Manly Harbour Village. It’s a can’t miss market with not only beautiful farm fresh fruit and vegetables, seafood, meats, cakes, breads , olives, spices, oils, honey, curry powders, delicious smoothies, French delicacies and of course coffee!
About 17 kilometres from the Brisbane Central Business District, Manly is perfect for families. There are good bikeways and walkways, a community swimming pool. In the summer, outdoor activities such as canoeing and rollerblading are also very popular.
Spend some time in this wonderful waterfront precinct with its inspired streetscape and you will want to stay forever.