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Sydney Northern Suburbs, NSW

Bounded by Sydney Harbour, the Pacific Ocean and Sydney Harbour National Park, Sydney’s North offers a tranquil hideaway only a short ferry ride from the city centre. Sydney’s North includes the popular shopping areas of North Sydney and Chatswood, the sophisticated harbourside shopping village of Mosman and nearby Balmoral Beach and further north the relaxed, cosmopolitan beachside suburb of Manly.

Sydney Northern Suburbs

Manly is a place of natural beauty, beach culture and good living. Manly offers a range of recreational activities such as learning to surf or dive, bike riding, roller blading or parasailing in the summer months, or just relax and enjoy the ocean views and harbour breezes at one of the cafes or restaurants.

Sydney’s North also offers a wide range of shopping experiences. Browse through the shops along Military Road, Mosman for quality clothes and designer homewares. Reward yourself with lunch or dinner at one of the waterfront restaurants on the esplanade at nearby Balmoral Beach only a short bus ride from Mosman.

Sydney Northern Suburbs

Northern Suburb Highlights……

  • Travelling north is half the fun – the ferry or JetCat journey from Circular Quay across Sydney Harbour to Manly, or Mosman Wharfs or Taronga Zoo is a must do.
  • Discover nearby Taronga Zoo, and enjoy the breathtaking harbour views at the world’s only harbourside zoo.
  • Enjoy picturesque views of native bushland in a coastal setting on the Manly to Spit Bridge scenic walk.
  • Get energised by taking part in activities like bike riding, roller blading, tennis, golf and parasailing. Or head to the beach for a surf or SCUBA lesson at Manly Beach.
  • From Mosman Wharf take the bus to the village of Mosman and browse through the designer boutiques and homeware stores.
  • Swim at Balmoral Beach, one of Sydney Harbour’s best, followed by fish and chips on the beach.

Popular Activities

  • Canoeing
  • Cruising
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Swimming
  • National Park
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Beach
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Surfing
  • Diving
  • Seakayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Sandboarding
  • Food and Wine

About Sydney Northern Suburbs

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.

Accommodation

Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains