On the outskirts of the South Coast of New South Wales you can find a city that features over 30 kilometres of breathtaking coastline, beautiful National Parks, and abundance of attractions and activities and a place for all ages. Wollongong is adjoining the city of Sydney so you can have the added bonus of staying in a modern and vibrant city that also boast an atmosphere that most cities do not have, yet still be close to all of the action of the CBD of Sydney.
With the breathtaking Illawarra escarpment in the background combined with the beautiful beaches and the diverse and interesting places that you can visit while in Wollongong, your holiday here will be one that you will never forget. Look forward to an assortment of entertainment, recreational venues, shopping treats, dining options of every kind and accommodation for all types of requirements.
Wollongong truly does have something for everyone of all ages! From stunning botanical gardens to wander through as well as wildlife parks for the kids and beach activities for anyone looking for some fun in the sun! There is also the Wollongong University Recreation and Aquatic Centre as well as The Jamberoo Recreation Park which is a much see for families with little ones. And for those who are looking for some culture why not check out the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre to see if you can catch a show or take a walk through the many art galleries and visit the very interesting Nan Tien Temple.
Little kids and big kids love spending time at the beach, and with plenty of stretches of pristine beaches to choose from in Wollongong you can take your pick. Why not pack some lunch and head for the beach for a spot of fishing or even book yourself in for a surfing lesion that will have you standing up in no time at all. There is also the chance to take a charter boat out for some diving or deep sea fishing or perhaps you might be interested in seeing the awesome humpback whales at play during the months of June through to September. From lazy days spend by the waterside to action packed days of thrills and spills, Wollongong boasts so many things to see and do. For the thrill seeker why not jump out of a plane or even try your hand at some white water rafting or hang gliding! To slow the pace down a little there are beautiful scenic routes for you to take through the Illawarra region as well as the spectacular Hunter Valley Wine Region to explore which is just on your doorstep.
Not only can you look forward to a holiday that is brimming with exciting things to see and do, but Wollongong is also one of the best places where you can taste some of Australia's finest seafood's. Many of the restaurants will tantalise your tastebuds with every meal that you enjoy and together with award winning wines from the Hunter Valley you are in for a taste sensation.
As you can see Wollongong is a city that is very diverse in its experiences and boasts an abundance of attractions activities. It is also a city that is proud of its sporting prowess, events, festivals and cultural and heritage attractions. Combine all of that with a range of accommodation from caravan parks, hotels, apartments, budget motels, backpacker hostels and five star resorts; you have a city with the lot.