Parking in Manly is very limited and car parks are expected to fill quickly. Manly Beach is easily accessible by a number of public transport modes, so leave the car at home and catch a bus or ferry to the beach!
Ferries run to Manly every half an hour from Wharf No. 3 at Circular Quay. You can also take a privately operated Manly Fast Ferry service from Circular Quay Wharf No. 6.
Manly Fast Ferry
- Only 18 minutes to Manly from Circular Quay, services depart Wharf 6 CQ 7 days a week.
- Regular services every half hour and every 10 minutes during weekday morning and afternoon peak
- Licensed bar onboard
- Modern and comfortable vessels, very fast, very smooth, wheelchair accessible.
Return tickets from $17.40 adult $10.40 a child.
Ferries can be very popular, especially on the weekends, so have a back up plan in mind. Buses run to Manly from Wynyard which is a short walk from Circular Quay should the ferries reach capacity.
Buses run regularly to and from Manly Beach on weekdays and weekends. For more transport information www.transportnsw.info or call 131 500.
Heavy traffic is expected on roads approaching Manly Beach, allow plenty of extra travel time if you’re planning on driving into the area.
For the latest traffic information visit Live Traffic NSW, download a real-time traffic app from the App Store or Google Play, or call 132 701.
Parking starting at $8 for Secure Parking and pre-booking to save up to 60% available at Manly Wharf Carpark.
For more information go to the Secure Parking Website