It is true, winter is coming, but if you plan a trip to Australia, you do not have reasons to worry about.  Even though we are preparing for winter, Manly is still in full force!  The good news is that there are plenty of things to see and do at Manly Beach even in the cold season.  Keep in mind that Manly is also close to Sydney.  If you look for budget accommodation Sydney, a hostel in Manly can be an excellent option.  Do not forget that Manly is just 15 minutes away from Sydney via fast ferry!
It is widely known the fact that Manly is also known as the “Surf-city of Australia” and the birth place of Australian surfing.  Water activities are extremely popular here, but Manly is more than Sydney’s premier beachside destination.
There are so many things to do and see in Manly:
1.Visit the Sea Life Sanctuary Octopus Garden
Do you want to test your knowledge and, at the same time, meet the resident octopus “Cecil”?  Visit with your kids the Manly Sea Life Sanctuary during the winter school holidays! It’s definitely going to be a unique experience.
  1. Manly Art Gallery
It is good to know that Manly Art Gallery and Museum was opened in 1930, by Manly Council.  Needless to say, it was the first metropolitan regional gallery in NSW.
3.Manly Markets
Do you want to feel like a veritable Australian?  You definitely have to visit Manly markets.  This is definitely the best way to understand best the Aussie culture.  What can you buy at these weekly markets?  You will discover Australian designed and handmade accessories, jewellery and homewares.  Manly Market Place, Manly Village Markets, Manly Fresh Produce Markets are the most popular markets in the “city of surf”.  At the Manly Fresh Produce Market you can buy some of the best fresh produce and gourmet delights directly from farmers and makers from across NSW.  You can go to Manly Market Place every Saturday and Sunday.  You can buy attractive gifts and products from farms.
The good news is that the access to these markets is free.
4.Manly Oceanworld
If you come to Manly, do not miss Manly Oceanworld!  You will have the chance to discover great sea creatures.
5.Do not miss the Whale Watching season!  Book your adventure today!  You will definitely live unique moments.
Book accommodation at a Manly hostel and discover magnificent sceneries, cosmopolitan shops and restaurants, great museums.  Do not be afraid to make experiments!  Try the most popular Aussie dishes and beverages!