Manly Quarantine Station, Manly

Visit the spooky Manly Quarantine Station to see where sick patients and illegal immigrants were held between 1828 and 1984. Today, you can spend your leisure time at any of the heritage-listed buildings of Manly Quarantine Station, including a museum and a hotel. The complex is part of Sydney Harbour National Park. Go on a ghost-themed tour to hear personal stories of former staff and patients who supposedly haunt the station. Before you visit Manly, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • I had a conference here and it was phenomenal! It felt as though we went back in a time machine. A great experience.  more »
  • Found myself at the quarantine station early morning one day. It was just after 8 so we hired some bikes and rode out to the wharf area. We had been told by the reception that the info Centre opened a...  more »
  • The ghost tour was a bunch of loud yokels making jokes they thought very funny , giggling and chortling. I paid $110.- for me and a friend, but after a while we just gave up and left. It was too stupi...  more »
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  • Certainly makes for a different experience here. Breakfast was pretty ordinary but staff were fun and rooms were unique! I enjoyed my stay.
  • Best place for a "remote" conference with Manly precinct with magnificent views and cool accommodation.
  • Went to a wedding here, well worth a visit peaceful, comfy accommodation superb views over the harbour, breakfast included.
  • Amazing historical place good accommodation and views of Harbour
  • The best ghost tours, I've been twice & have had something happen both times

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Where to stay in Manly

The range of accommodations in Manly caters to different budgetary needs, and offers a relaxed, cheerful alternative to the busy hotels and bed and breakfasts of cosmopolitan Sydney across the water. Many of the lodgings boast beachfront locations, within ideal walking distance of all the amenities on the Corso strip. With most of the hotels and bed and breakfasts so conveniently located, you'll be perfectly positioned for June's Manly Food and Wine Festival and October's International Jazz Festival, both attended by scores of tourists and locals--just be sure to reserve in advance.
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