Framing Wollongong, the Illawarra Escarpment is a dramatic 30 million-years-old formation, offering scenic lookouts, hiking, walking, birding, and picnic spots.Millions of years in the making, the Illawarra...
Attractions in Wollongong
Wollongong offers a great variety of beach activities, adventure sports and cultural experiences year-round.
Take in spectacular views of Wollongong’s coastline as you try tandem hang-gliding, or experience the thrill of freefall while skydiving.
Visit Lake Illawarra, a tranquil site that is a great location for fishing, boating or a game of outdoor cricket. Nearby, Reddall Reserve is another family-friendly location with a children’s playground and picnic amenities.
Located just 10 minutes outside of Wollongong city, Nan Tien Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the southern hemisphere. Admire the temple’s stunning mix of eastern and western influences and explore the tranquil gardens and lotus ponds. Nan Tien also offers many spiritual experiences including self-development talks and Buddhist meditation retreats.
With spectacular beaches and fantastic attractions, Wollongong is a great destination for your next getaway.