Wollongong

Area

The Wollongong area is a local government area (LGA) in New South Wales. This area is home to 65 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Wollongong area is located approximately 234kms from the capital Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Wollongong

Area City
Lighthouse

Wollongong

Urban CBD

Population: 18442 | Wollongong

Wollongong is the third largest city in New South Wales and an hour's drive south of...

Helensburgh

Helensburgh

Urban

Population: 6383 | Wollongong

Helensburgh is the northern most suburb of Wollongong, situated below the Royal National Park.Helensburgh is a...

Otford

Otford

Urban

Population: 369 | Wollongong

A small town in the Hacking River Valley, Otford is thought to be named after a...

Stanwell Park - Sunrise

Stanwell Park

Urban

Population: 1410 | Wollongong

Stanwell Park is a residential suburb, thought to be named after the villages of Stanwell on...

Stanwell Tops

Stanwell Tops

Urban

Population: 495 | Wollongong

Stanwell Tops is a residential suburb in the north of Wollongong, named for being situated atop...

Headlands Hotel Austinmer

Austinmer

Suburb

Population: 2560 | Wollongong

Austinmer is a northern beach suburb of Wollongong. It is thought to be named after Henry...

Balgownie

Suburb

Population: 5525 | Wollongong

Bellambi

Suburb

Population: 3947 | Wollongong

Berkeley NSw

Berkeley

Suburb

Population: 7605 | Wollongong

Berkeley is a suburb south of Wollongong that is mostly residential. Situated on the shore of...

Brownsville

Suburb

Population: 534 | Wollongong

Bulli Beach and Pool

Bulli

Suburb

Population: 6105 | Wollongong

Bulli is a residential seaside area near the northern end of suburban Wollongong. It extends to...

Clifton

Clifton

Suburb

Population: 28 | Wollongong

Clifton is an old coal-mining suburb in northern Wollongong. It is situated on a narrow area...

Coledale

Suburb

Population: 1260 | Wollongong

Coniston

Suburb

Population: 2268 | Wollongong

Cordeaux Heights

Suburb

Population: 4559 | Wollongong

Corrimal Tourist Park

Corrimal

Suburb

Population: 6519 | Wollongong

A suburb of Wollongong, Corrimal was officially recorded as a place in 1839 when a grant...

Cringila

Suburb

Population: 2198 | Wollongong

Dapto

Dapto

Suburb

Population: 10730 | Wollongong

Dapto is a developing residential area in southern Wollongong. It is famous for The Dapto Greyhound...

Dombarton

Suburb

Population: 146 | Wollongong

East Corrimal

Suburb

Population: 3405 | Wollongong

Fairy Meadow

Fairy Meadow

Suburb

Population: 7405 | Wollongong

Fairy Meadow is a suburb in the northwest of Wollongong. It's an established residential, institutional and...

Farmborough Heights

Suburb

Population: 4198 | Wollongong

Fernhill

Suburb

Population: 1023 | Wollongong

Figtree

Suburb

Population: 11564 | Wollongong

Gwynneville

Gwynneville

Suburb

Population: 3100 | Wollongong

Gwynneville is a suburb of Wollongong, located two kilometres west of Wollongong city centre. It is...

Haywards Bay

Suburb

Population: 1006 | Wollongong

Horsley

Suburb

Population: 8221 | Wollongong

Kanahooka

Suburb

Population: 5575 | Wollongong

Keiraville

Suburb

Population: 3569 | Wollongong

Kembla Grange

Kembla Grange

Suburb

Population: 252 | Wollongong

Kembla Grange is a rural, residential and industrial area, with the residential area located mainly in...

Kembla Heights

Suburb

Population: 119 | Wollongong

Koonawarra

Suburb

Population: 3667 | Wollongong

Lake Heights

Suburb

Population: 3845 | Wollongong

Mangerton

Suburb

Population: 2859 | Wollongong

Mount Kembla

Mount Kembla

Suburb

Population: 1068 | Wollongong

Mount Kembla is a residential area. Kembla is an Aboriginal word meaning "plenty of game". Kerosene...

Mount Ousley

Suburb

Population: 1602 | Wollongong

Mount Pleasant

Suburb

Population: 1370 | Wollongong

Mount St Thomas

Suburb

Population: 1468 | Wollongong

North Wollongong

Suburb

Population: 2608 | Wollongong

Port Kembla Beach

Port Kembla

Suburb

Population: 5014 | Wollongong

Port Kembla is approximately 10.5 kilometres south of central Wollongong and bounded on the east by...

Primbee

Suburb

Population: 1640 | Wollongong

Russell Vale

Suburb

Population: 1547 | Wollongong

Scarborough

Scarborough

Suburb

Population: 308 | Wollongong

Scarborough is a suburb approximately 25 minutes north of Wollongong. Growth took place in the 1880s,...

Spring Hill (Wollongong)

Suburb

Wollongong

Tarrawanna

Suburb

Population: 2069 | Wollongong

Thirroul Beach Aerial View

Thirroul

Suburb

Population: 6083 | Wollongong

The English writer DH Lawrence lived in Thirroul in 1922 and wrote much of his Australian...

Towradgi

Suburb

Population: 3127 | Wollongong

Unanderra

Unanderra

Suburb

Population: 5434 | Wollongong

Unanderra is bounded by the Unanderra railway line, the suburbs of Farmborough Heights and Figtree to...

Warrawong

Suburb

Population: 4752 | Wollongong

West Wollongong

Suburb

Population: 4827 | Wollongong

Windang Beach

Windang

Suburb

Population: 2656 | Wollongong

Windang, which takes its name from an Aboriginal word meaning 'scene of a flight', is a...

Wombarra

Wombarra

Suburb

Population: 872 | Wollongong

The rural and residential suburb of Wombarra is 20 kilometres north of Wollongong, and gets its...

Woonona

Woonona

Suburb

Population: 12187 | Wollongong

The suburb of Woonona was developed post-war and is still experiencing growth. The name is thought...

Yallah

Suburb

Population: 138 | Wollongong

Avondale

Rural

Population: 1653 | Wollongong

Cleveland

Rural

Population: 21 | Wollongong

Coalcliff Beach

Coalcliff

Rural

Population: 189 | Wollongong

Coalcliff is a suburb of northern Wollongong at the base of the Illawarra escarpment, founded in...

Cordeaux

Rural

Wollongong

Darkes Forest

Darkes Forest

Rural

Population: 115 | Wollongong

Darkes Forest is a semi rural area on top of the Illawarra Escarpment. Traditionally the land...

Huntley (Wollongong)

Rural

Population: 50 | Wollongong

Lilyvale

Rural

Population: 5 | Wollongong

Maddens Plains

Rural

Population: 4 | Wollongong

Marshall Mount

Rural

Population: 142 | Wollongong

Mt Keira Walking Track

Mount Keira

Rural

Population: 1665 | Wollongong

Mount Keira is residential suburb that envelops the mountain to the west of Wollongong city. Its...

Wongawilli

Rural

Population: 141 | Wollongong