The suburb of Woonona was developed post-war and is still experiencing growth. The name is thought to be from an Aboriginal word meaning “place of young wallabies”.

The area’s major features include Russell Vale Golf Course, Carole Avenue Reserve, Cawley Park, Collins Park, Hollymount Park, John Parker Reserve, Thompson Street Playground, Woonona Heights Park and Woonona Beach.

Quick Facts

Woonona is a suburb of Wollongong in New South Wales. It is located approximately 60kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 6.799 square kilometres. Woonona has a recorded population of 12187 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Woonona we’ve put together some of the things nearby that 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 Woonona and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Nearby Accommodation

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Flinders Motel


Aerial view of the park and escarpment

Corrimal Beach Tourist Park

East Corrimal, Wollongong

Sovereign Inn Newcastle

Sovereign Inn Wollongong

Figtree, Wollongong

Rooom Shot

Sky Accommodation


Normandie Motel and Function Centre

Normandie Motel and Function Centre

North Wollongong, Wollongong

Deluxe Room

Helensburgh Hotel

Helensburgh, Wollongong