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Northern Beaches Campus

The ‘Castle Campus’

Address: 151 Darley Road, Manly, NSW 2095, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9977 0333

Fondly known as “the castle on the hill” (where the Hollywood blockbuster The Great Gatsby was filmed and where Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban were married), the ICMS castle is a Sydney landmark dating back to the 19th Century. The imposing structure dominating the northern Sydney’s beachside suburb’s landscape won worldwide acclaim when it was built by the Catholic Church between 1885 and 1889. The building, with its Gothic style and romantic central bell tower, holds a commanding position overlooking the azure of Sydney Harbour and the Pacific Ocean. The entire estate covers 20 hectares of parkland.

The campus is a five-minute walk to famous Manly beach and Manly’s CBD, well known for its shopping precinct, cafés, restaurants and beachside lifestyle. A few minutes’ walk in the other direction will lead you to the foreshores of the harbour. There are harbour side bush walks to explore, extending more than 50 kilometres north and south. ICMS is also close enough to Sydney city – 17 minutes by fast ferry from Manly ferry wharf.

You have access to facilities on campus include computer laboratories, tennis and basketball courts, café and student bar. Free wireless internet is available throughout the buildings of the campus.

Lectures are held at the Northern Beaches Campus for the following courses:

The Northern Beaches Campus has the following facilities:

Getting to ICMS Northern Beaches campus in Manly:

The Northern Beaches Campus is in one of Sydney’s favourite beachside suburbs so there are plenty of ways to travel in, out and around Manly. Regular transport services to the campus are available via Sydney ferries, buses and taxis.

Complimentary Shuttle Bus: The shuttle bus operates on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The shuttle bus will run on a continual loop between Manly and the ICMS campus.

Manly – The collection spot is the “Kiss n Go” area just before the Taxi Rank. You will find this across the road from Little Viet Kitchen, near the Manly Wharf  (corner of Belgrave St and East Esplanade, Google Maps, GPS: -33.79888, 151.2847).

ICMS – Bus stop collection and drop off will be in front of the CYC in the 5-minute zone parking space. Near the Bus Stop sign posted on the pillar

On Foot: Campus is a 5 – 10 minute short stroll from the Manly Village CBD.

By Bus: Sydney buses operate regularly around Manly.

By Ferry: The most scenic way to travel to this campus is by ferry. Fast ferries travel between Manly and Circular Quay in the CBD and take just 17 minutes each way. Or you can take a little more time to enjoy the view. The normal ferry service leaves approximately every 30 minutes from Circular Quay (Wharf 3) or Manly and takes 20 minutes. Visit the Manly Fast Ferry and Transport NSW websites for more information.

By Car: Parking is available on the Northern Beaches Campus for students with a parking permit. To obtain a parking permit, students must register their vehicle details at Moran House reception. Parking permits must be displayed on the passenger side front windscreen and displayed at all times when parking on campus.

  • Only current year permits can be displayed.
  • Vehicles must be parked in designated parking areas only.
  • Students are not permitted to park in the private estate on Cerretti Crescent.
  • Students are responsible for their vehicles while parked on campus.
  • Please adhere to all signposts on campus.

All students must abide by these parking requirements and the expected standards of behaviour outlined in the Student Code of Conduct. Students who act in a manner unacceptable to the Institution will be subject to the General Misconduct Policy and General Misconduct Procedures.

Note: City Campus must make their own parking arrangements.


151 Darley Rd, Manly NSW 2095

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