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North Head Sanctuary, Manly
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Choose from a number of walks and self-guided tours at North Head Sanctuary, home to a delicate system of native flora and fauna. Steeped in history and culture, this site has long been considered a special place for Aboriginal Australians. The sanctuary’s rugged sandstone cliffs provide unobstructed views of the city’s skyline and are a popular spot for observation and contemplation. A picturesque setting for picnics, the sanctuary also includes a small café, open for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. Be sure to visit the convenient Gatehouse Visitor Center to pick up maps of the area, and to enjoy a range of free family-friendly activities. Make North Head Sanctuary part of your personalized Manly itinerary using our Manly vacation planner.
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I have been wanting to go to North Head Fairfax Lookout for quite a while. Finally got there while staying in Manly for a week. Walked from wharf via Shelly Beach. Very varied walk including an inform... read more »
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