Things To Do


  •      1. You can enjoy sailing at Manly by contacting the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. You can get in touch on their website ‘’.
  •      2. Stradbroke Island is a 25-minute ferry ride away from Manly. We can help you book and organize a trip there.
  •      3. You could cruise out onto Moreton Bay or head to one of the many other beautiful Islands in the bay. You have the option of just being out at sea taking in the pristine expanses of the calm bay or you could go swimming and snorkeling over corals.


  •      1. You can have a unique marketplace experience at the Jan Powers Farmers Market. It is an open-air food market that happens at Manly every 3rd Saturday between 6:00 am to 12:00 pm. You’ll find everything here – fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, meats, cakes, breads, olives, spices, oils, honey, curry powders, delicious smoothies, French delicacies and a lot more! You will also have live entertainment programs at the venue. Located on the waterfront in a lush green park, Jan Powers Market is the place to be for a special experience. You can read more on their website here
  •      2. The Manly Gallery showcases some of the best work of Queensland’s artists. It is a well-known venue for art lovers to hang out at. You can see more here
  •      3. You can enjoy a movie at ‘Movies in the Park’, a film screening event that happens at the Little Bayside Park. Movies are screened generally on the first Saturday every month.
  •      4. You can enjoy a very interesting cultural experience at the Manly Creative Market every Sunday. It happens early every Sunday, with a host of stalls putting up items varying from fruits to crafted wares for purchase. Kids’ rides, food stalls and a lot of other activities spice up the event.
  •      5. If you are lucky, you might chance upon model boats competing against each other in the Marina area or at the Manly Swimming Pool.


  •      1. The Manly Harbour is a beautiful place to hang out. You can let your mind lull into relaxation as you take in the sights of yachts and boats tethered to the pier.
  •      2. You can enjoy a walk or cycling trip through Wynnum, Manly and Lota or go out on any of the many other walking and cycling paths in the area.