Find the best place to stay — Wollongong CBD

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Experience Wollongong in holiday homes to rent

Located in the spectacular South Coast of New South Wales, Wollongong is an area of incredible natural beauty, abundant wildlife and unique cultural experiences. Whether you’re travelling with friends, family or on your own, Wollongong has something for every taste and inclination. Holiday homes to rent put you within reach of all this vibrant area has to offer.

Things to do

Things to do near Wollongong holiday accommodation

Wollongong boasts a number of interesting attractions to explore during your stay. Holiday homes can be found near places like Keira Street, a popular dining and bar destination, and the Wollongong Art Gallery, a regional gallery with a wonderful collection of indigenous art. You can also explore the interior and tranquil gardens of the Nan Tien Temple, a large Buddhist temple, or take in a show at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Wollongong pet-friendly accommodation

Whether you prefer a guided tour or taking to the wilderness or water on your own, you’ll find endless opportunities for outdoor fun and adventure in Wollongong. You can skydive, scuba dive, fish, kayak, sail, water ski and hike within the beautiful, diverse landscape. For a more laid-back nature experience, the temple’s gardens or rainforest and coastal walks are ideal for all skill levels and give you unrivalled views of the landscape just outside your holiday accommodation.

Day trips

Day trips from Wollongong holiday homes

Wollongong is the ideal base camp to explore all that the nearby city of Sydney has to offer. Holiday rentals are close to many top attractions such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, a massive steel bridge with the iconic BridgeClimb and Pylon Lookout for spectacular views of the cityscape. The Sydney Opera House, a landmark arts centre for opera, theatre, music and dance, and Bondi Beach, an iconic surf beach with excellent waves and seaside shops and cafes, are also popular. You can also visit Darling Harbour, a waterfront destination that hosts many major attractions and large-scale events, and Taronga Zoo Sydney, a vibrant zoo with native wildlife in naturalistic habitats.

Beaches

Beach locales near Wollongong holiday rentals

Wollongong beaches are among its biggest draws. Holiday rentals put you within reach of the area’s best beaches such as Wollongong City Beach and North Wollongong Beach, two white-sand shorelines with turquoise waters that connect via a stunning coastal walkway. Lake Illawarra has its own sandy beaches for water sports and family fun, and rock pools in Coledale, Wombarra, Coalcliff and elsewhere provide safe swimming areas for young children as well as spots for a day of relaxation as a couple. Surfers will enjoy Port Kembla Beach and Sandon Point, two popular spots for excellent surf breaks.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Wollongong

New South Wales boasts some of the most unique culinary experiences in all of Australia. In addition to fresh seafood and exotic fruits from the bountiful sea and land, the area offers creative recipes that combine Asian, African, European and Mediterranean traditions with Australian staples to create a distinctive taste. Whether you want to discover a new favourite in Wollongong restaurants or you prefer to buy local ingredients and prepare your own meal at your holiday accommodation, you’ll find a range of options for experiencing the flavours of New South Wales.

Where to stay near Wollongong CBD?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 24 holiday rentals near Wollongong CBD. From 5 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wollongong CBD is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wollongong CBD?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Wollongong CBD. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wollongong South Beach: 426 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong City Gallery: 425 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong North Beach: 408 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong Harbor: 417 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong Town Hall: 425 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wollongong CBD listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wollongong CBD?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5 Houses in Wollongong CBD. Our other popular types of Wollongong CBD holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 holiday houses
  • Studios: 18 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wollongong CBD?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Wollongong CBD. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.