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Wollongong is located 80 kilometres south of Sydney on a narrow coastal strip bordered by the Royal National Park to the north, Lake Illawarra to the south, the Tasman Sea to the east and the Illawarra Escarpment to the west. Wollongong enjoys a magnificent natural environment from rainforests to spectacular sea cliffs and unspoilt beaches.
If you are a visitor, you want to know that you have the most up todate information and where better to get it from than Wollongong's official tourism Website. Giving you everything you need to know about accommodation, restaurants, recreation activities and other features of our city. Visitors and residents alike can enjoy Wollongong’s great shopping facilities and the many recreational activities on offer, from our 17 patrolled beaches, parks and cycleways to cultural experiences such as the Nan Tien Temple and Wollongong Science Centre.
Grand Pacific Drive encompasses 140km of some of NSW most spectacular scenery and coastline. From the Royal National Park (world’s second oldest) to Wollongong and beyond, the route takes you through coastal rainforests, spectacular driving scenery, coastal villages, the bustling coastal city of Wollongong, and beautiful coastal towns of Shellharbour and Kiama. The drive ends in the spectacular Shoalhaven region and from here you can experience the Southern Highlands, greater South Coast and Canberra!
Once you get to Wollongong you won't know where to start with all the attractions available to you!
Whether you are here on a short break or an extended visit there certainly won't be a shortage of thing to do: