The Northern Beaches of New South Wales are an amazing stretch of coast, from Manley to Palm Beach. They offer so much to visitors and those who want to call this extraordinary piece of Australia home.
With so many different things to do from kayaking to hiking through the rain forest, you will never be short of something new and interesting to discover.
The main reason people want to live on the Northern Beaches is because they love the beach, and these are some of the best in the world. Along this stretch of coast you get the best of everything, the sun, surf, sand and beautiful rain forests.
It doesn’t matter what you enjoy because there is something perfect here for everyone. Head over to Palm Beach to learn how to surf, or maybe you prefer something a little more relaxing like fishing. Long Reef Beach is the perfect secluded quiet hide away from the crowded beaches at Bondi. You can hire a rode and tackle, the locals are all too happy to tell you where the fish are biting that day.
The views at these beaches are simply breathtaking, you will feel like you’ve discovered your own private hideaway.
The Northern Beaches are the home of surfing in Australia, and the first world surfing championships were held in 1964. If you want to fit in with the locals, there’s an abundance of learn to surf companies that will not only teach you how to surf but also tell you more about the history of surfing in Australia.
Check out the North head sanctuary in Manley and who knows you might discover some of the local long nose Bandecoots or Echidnas. Look out over the jaw-dropping view of the Harbour while you enjoy a quick break at the delicious Cafe Bella Vista.
This whole area is rich in heritage and has some of the most interesting self-guided walking trails in the country. You can learn so much about the area from the Wingham heritage walk to the Barrenjoey Lighthouse, located in Palm Beach. If you really want to get active and learn about your local history, you can even get the app, for certain areas, which allows you to view photos of what the area looked like last century as well the local history.
The Northern Beaches offers some of Sydney most unique markets. You can find anything you are looking for from modern artwork, food, crafts, home wares and fresh produce.
The kids can enjoy the fun and adventure of the jumping castles and petting zoo at Pittwater Rugby Park Market, while the parents can pick up some local produce.
There’s something for the whole family to enjoy, with so many places to explore.
For those warmer days, head to Manly where you will find so many things to do, like the Manly Water works for the kids, with 3 huge slides that overlooks Manly Cove.
When it’s raining outside, you could go to Wannabees Family play house which is the newest and most talked about place for the kids to enjoy in the Northern Beaches. Creatively decorated like a small town, with different shops and businesses, it offer a chance for your child to dress up and roll play a particular job, like a fireman, nurse, or chief.
Where your child is educated is a very important decision when choosing where you live. The Northern Beaches offers some of the highest ranked schools in NSW, such as the Northern Beaches Secondary College at Manly. If you wish your child to attend a private school, they often have their own buses that will pick up your child.
From playgroups to High School, you are sure to get the best form of education for your child.
The Northern Beaches is a very lovely place to visit, but an even more pleasurable place to live. Everything is at your fingertips, from the coastal views, gorgeous walking trails, adventurous activities, to the variety of shops it really is a combination of a relaxing lifestyle and convenience all in one spot.