Living in an amazing city like Sydney can often leave you taking things for granted. It often just takes a trip to Manly to reignite the magic of the place. Fronting both the harbour and the ocean, Manly has a far north Queensland vibe with its’ canopy of fig trees. buskers, international tourists and cafes. From the ferry terminal you can stroll along the Esplanade to Manly Sealife Sanctuary or the Art Gallery or just go for a swim at the sheltered beach and look out through the Heads. Otherwise walk through to Manly Beach alone the Corso where children love the love the low-level water spouts. There are also numerous walks and bike rides that you can take and water sports.