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.
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!
Set along the stunning surrounds of Manly’s iconic beach front, Taste of Manly offers a weekend of indulgence, an unmissable event for your social calendar for May. Then in August there's Taste of the Beaches which is a foodies dream, showcasing our best local restaurants. Manly’s Jazz Festival in October is a music lover’s must-do. Plan your next trip around one of Council's yearly events or festivals using our event calendar.