The small, beachside community of Wombarra offers visitors the best of coast and country with the convienience of a close proximity to the bustling city of Wollongong.
A Rich History
Meaning 'Black Duck' in the local Aboriginal dialect, has a rich history as an original European settlement and part of the northern Illawarra escarpment and grazing lands. Spend a day strolling through the many historical sites that hold wonderful stories of the past. Wombarra's history of coal miners and cokeworks will captivate any amateur historian. The historic cliff-top Scarborough-Wombarra General Cemetery.
Hit The Beach
Nearly all of Wombarra accommodation is situated by one of the towns two beaches, meaning the sun, surf and sand is always close by. The well known Scarborough Beach is a large stretch of beautiful sand that is patrolled by the regions sur life savers throughout summer. The smaller, nearby Wombarra beach is home to the iconic Wobarra Pool and Wombarra Reef rock platform is perfect for a relaxing day with the family. Both beaches are well known, popular surfing spots that offer up waves of all sizes, perfect for surfers and beach goers of every age.
Enjoy Open Air Art
The Wombarra Sculpture Garden is a popular destination for art lovers and day trippers alike. Set on three hectares of the Illawarra Escarpment tropical rainforest, the sculpture garden is a great way to indulge your creative interests and a great spot to enjoy a picnic in stunning surrounds.
With every sort and size of house available, from modern architectural multi-levelled homes, to cosy stone cottages, hidden back in the sub tropical rainforest, there really is something for every holiday maker. Wombarra's rentals mean that you don't have to worry about being in close quarters with other tourists, because you can be enjoying your own space. Enjoy your own kitchen, bathroom, barbecue area, garden and multiple bedrooms that are literally a stones throw from the beach, making your trip easy and stress free.
From a picturesque home set back by the rivers, to a modern home set over the crashing surf, Wombarra holiday rentals can offer tourists the closeness of Wollongong, with a more relaxed atmosphere, so that you can enjoy a real home away from home. Whether you're looking for a romantic couples retreat, sprawling family dwelling or anything with stunning views, holiday rentals offer some of the best coastal accommodation in Wombarra.
Watch the storms roll in during winter, while curled up by the fire, and enjoy watching Wombarra's surf life savers patrol the beach, over deliciously fresh fish and chips during summer. Life in Wombarra offers tourists the Wollongong lifestyle in a setting that has seen tourists, surfers and artists return year after year.