Manly Bunkhouse is located just two blocks back from the beach so you can literally hop straight out of bed and into the highly recognised waves. You’ll find Manly Surf School on the beach front if your looking for some lessons, or if its a board and accessories your after you can hire these from Dripping Wet, also located on the beachfront.
The hostel offers a communal lounge area with library. There is also a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, luggage storage, car park, airport transfer’s, BBQ facilities and large sunny garden. Each room has a private bathroom and bed linen. In some of the rooms guests can find a kitchenette, refrigerator and in room safe. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the gardens, games room or head down to the beachfront and enjoy the Australian way of life from sunrise to sunset.
There’s are an abundant supply of cafes and restaurants from low to high price and three lively pubs to check out. The Ivanhoe, Steyne and Manly Wharf all offer delicious pub grub where a good time is guaranteed.
Manly offers a ton of great surf shops, fashion boutiques and souvenir stores. Markets are on every weekend in the corso and a large market is held at Manly Public School every third saturday of the month. There is also a Manly Sea Life Sanctuary which offers courageous visitors the opportunity to dive with sharks.
All in all Bunkhouse Backpackers is a perfect one stop destination. If you do want to check out the sights you are only a 18 minute ride on a fast ferry to the city. Here you’ll find the grand Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.