Location spotlight: Manly
Manly is a situated among the Northern Beaches of Sydney.
The area was named by Capt. Arthur Phillip for the indigenous people living there. Philip wrote that “[the indigenous people’s] confidence and manly behaviour made me give the name of Manly Cove to this place”
There are shops, restaurants, night clubs, and bars in town. The Corso, Manly, a pedestrian plaza and one of Manly’s main streets for shopping and dining, runs from the ferry wharf and harbour beach, across the peninsula to Manly Beach, where it marks the boundary between North Steyne and South Steyne.
Travelling to Manly from Sydney’s main ferry terminal, Circular Quay, takes 30 minutes by public ferry. There is also the option of a private ferry from Circular Quay to Manly (and back) between Monday and Saturday.