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Wonderful 3 night stay!

This is our second visit (staying 3nights). We love the facilities which include a shuttle bus to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lake Macquarie, Australia
This place is fantastic

My husband and I came to the Manly Quarantine Station for a mid week getaway. Accomodation and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Springfield, Australia
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North Head Scenic Drive, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9466 1551
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is our second visit (staying 3nights). We love the facilities which include a shuttle bus to take you to and from your apartment if not wanting to walk. The accommodation looks out over beautiful Sydney harbour. Check out further reviews on TA.

Thank warners1
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I came to the Manly Quarantine Station for a mid week getaway. Accomodation and included breakfast were great. The station is steeped in history and we walked around exploring every part. The water views were outstanding. Staff were fantastic. A five minute...More

Thank 639sharon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide, Ally, was very entertaining, informative and engaging. She is the best tour guide I have come across in Sydney and went above and beyond to provide us with as much information as possible. Definitely book a tour here!

Thank sallyaustralia2016
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

My friend and i caught a ferry to tour the quarantine station. We arrived early so did a self tour of the museum prior to the start of the tour. We did try to walk to a few areas not covered by the tour but...More

1  Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Obviously a nice venue. Had to wait a few minutes to get taken to our table. The female server was lovely, it is true to dishes are small, but most of them were very tasty. The prawns were over-cooked. So a few things could be...More

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Discovery Day 2018 was great to have a free open day to see the different sites at Q Station, having been twice at night looking around in daylight gave a different perspective of this great site rich in history

Thank DarylL57
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We stayed at the Q Station and toured the Quarantine Station as part of this short holiday. We were amazed at what the station consists of today and being restored. Just hearing the history and seeing the buildings and gaining an understanding of life for...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Allow at least a few hours to have a good look around and take it all in Rangers are very helpful answering any question you might have. It is great to see what they went through in the old days. Beautiful high stone walls amazing...More

Thank markJ3584AP
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here for a weekend break. Highly recommend it. The views are amazing , we did the day tour and learnt so much even though we live in the area we didn’t know. Yummy fresh breakfast provided in a venue overlooking the Harbour. The...More

1  Thank Kerryls
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We went on the ghost tour. The guide was informative and the tour was interesting from a historical perspective but I didn't see any ghosts and it was not incredibly scary or anything. The creepiest thing was the real life aspect thinking about people who...More

1  Thank I6156EIalex
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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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Catherine K
27 June 2018|
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Response from Debbie C | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm, I think I'd ask the Station. Normally, you park at the gate and take a small bus down to the accommodation which is spread out, mostly along a flat road at the top of the cliff. But the property runs down to the beach... More
20 May 2017|
Response from kendobler | Reviewed this property |
Ferries leave from Circular Quay in Sydney to the Manly Pier, you can walk to the Quarantine station from the Manly Wharf but it is a fairly steep 40 minute walk.