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Wollongong: A City Full of Life

Located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales in Australia, Wollongong is a seaside city, south to Sydney. There are a number of recreational activities that can be enjoyed here. Wollongong is known for its botanic gardens, scenic lookouts, surfing beaches and luxurious holiday accommodations in Wollongong.

Places you Must Visit in Wollongong

There are a number of fun activities that you can enjoy in the city of Wollongong. To cherish those beautiful moments together, go for the Lllawarra Fly Treetop Walk that is approximately two hours from Sydney. This new attraction is 500 m long and located at an average height of 25 m, offers picturesque views from Bass Point in the South to Bundeena in the North.

Another destination that symbolises peace and calmness is the largest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere; Nan Tien (Southern Paradise) is a place that you must visit. There are amazing temple tours that are conducted on weekends for individuals and groups.

To enjoy a day full of fun with your friends and family, NSW’s biggest theme park, Jamberoo Action Park is the best place for you. After relaxing in your holiday apartment in Wollongong, exhilarating water rides (five metre rock jump) and fun activities becomes a must to bring in the energy to your day. Apart from waterslides and fun rides there are other activities like mini golf, Go-karts and racing cars.

All these places have great accommodation in Wollongong, so you do not have to worry when it comes to choosing the right kind of accommodation to suit your needs.

Fun Activities to Enjoy

Canoe and Kayak adventures are great part of being in Wollongong. The best location to carry out these adventures is the Minnamurra River, which is thirty minutes drive to South of Wollongong. It is also a safe place for swimming for its crystal clear water and pristine environment.

Dare to take a jump! Experience the thrill of falling free from a height of 14,000 ft at the Tandam Skydive, the only skydive beach of Wollongong. This beach is approximately one hour from Sydney and remains open throughout the week.

Hangdog Climbing Gym is another place where you can enjoy easy to extremely difficult hundred different types of climbs. It is a great place where you can also start taking lessons to jump to the challenging climbs.

Enjoy the Food

The best places to dine at Wollongong are Oscars at Towradgi Beach, Bomborra Seafood Hotel, Hogs Breath Cafe and Outback Steakhouse.

Climate in Wollongong

Wollongong experiences an oceanic climate with average maximum temperatures, 17 °C in winter to 26 °C in summer.

Getting There

After reaching Sydney Airport it will take approximately one and a half hour to drive to Wollongong through the Prince Highway (F6 Highway).

Accommodation in Wollongong

Wollongong offers a wide range of accommodation to select from holiday rentals in Wollongong to holiday houses in Wollongong. You can also opt for beautiful holiday homes in Wollongong.

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Recent Reviews

Great experience

4 of 5
Very nice and helpful staff who are quick to reply! The place was pretty old but very nice and home-y! The location is great as it is literally across the ocean. The balcony was big and we were able to have a good and comfortable time having bbq and chilling on the balcony!
  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014