Urban CBD

Wollongong is the third largest city in New South Wales, located an hour’s drive south of Sydney. Take the M1 Princes Motorway or for a more scenic route, turn off at the Royal National Park and follow the Grand Pacific Drive.

Wollongong’s superb beaches, accommodation options, brewery by the beach and alfresco dining choices make it a great base for exploring the south coast region.

Thrill-seekers can skydive, hangglide or paraglide, enjoy Harley and Trike joy rides and play golf on a beach side course.

Cycle ways line the coast, so hire a bike and explore Wollongong with the kids.

The Wollongong Art Gallery has one of the best regional art collections in New South Wales with a special focus on colonial and early Australian art, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and artefacts.

Be sure to visit the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern hemisphere, the Nan Tien Temple – it’s surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a 10 minute drive from the Wollongong Central Business District. Free entry – Open Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays….

Quick Facts

Wollongong is an Urban CBD Location area within the local government area of Wollongong  in New South Wales, it is located approximately 68kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 5.81 square kilometres. Wollongong has a recorded population of 18442 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Wollongong 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 of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Wollongong and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.