St Patrick’s College
Fairy Bower Beach
Indulge your mermaid fantasies (the more seemly ones at least) in this pretty triangular ocean pool set into the rocky shoreline. The...
Manly Beach stretches for nearly two golden kilometres, lined by Norfolk Island pines and scrappy midrise apartment blocks. The southern...
The island bar of this Miami Beach–style boozer is staffed by a bevy of bleached blondes in short shorts who serve tongue-in-cheek...
Follow the foreshore east from Manly’s ocean beach to this salty little food room, within spray’s breath of the sea. The...
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Lonely Planet review
Southeast of Manly’s centre, this creepy-looking Gothic Revival college (1889) lords over the rooftops from its hillside position. It was a seminary for years and Australia’s first Catholic training college. These days it’s a school for tourism and hotel management.