Northern Beaches’ outdoor lifestyle, dazzling scenery, arts and culture, are just a few drawcards for visitors. Explore foreshore trails, pop-up markets, art exhibits and music festivals. You needn’t travel far from the city to feel like you left it way behind. Let us share some highlights to inspire your visit.


Discover our stunning headlands, coastal pathways, and cliff tops with breathtaking lookouts. Enjoy relaxed dining at a one of our fabulous beachside cafés or restaurants. 

Water Sports

The Northern Beaches is home to some of Sydney’s best surf beaches. Take some surf lessons, or swim with spectacular views from one of our dramatic ocean pools. There’s also paddle boarding through the Pittwater estuaries or along to pretty Shelly Beach. Just be mindful of dolphins and penguins!


There's always something to do on the Northern Beaches - the hardest thing is picking which event you'll go to next. Plan your next trip around one of Council's yearly events or festivals using our event calendar

Getting here

We’re not that far from the city but it feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle.


Manly Visitor Information Centre

To find your way around Manly, and experience all there is on offer, make the Manly Visitor Information Centre your...


Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park

One of the only beachfront caravan and camping locations in Sydney, NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park is a multi-award-winning holi