Are you looking for a place to escape? A short 60-minute drive south of Sydney, Wollongong is the place to be with amazing ocean views, fabulous beaches, and delicious food. This lovely seaside city has an alluring mix of culture and nature-based attractions as well as cool cafes, restaurants, bars, and pubs.
Here are some of the best things to do in Wollongong.
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1- SURF OR SUNBAKE AT WOLLONGONG BEACH
As a coastal city, Wollongong is famous for its many beautiful beaches. Some of the most fun and relaxing ones are North Wollongong Beach and Wollongong City Beach.
Hence, going to the beach would have to be high up on the priority list for all residents & visitors of Wollongong. Whether it is an in-depth learn to surf course or a kayaking tour, we’ve got you covered with the following local professionals:
Love the sea but don’t feel like getting sandy? Enjoy the gorgeous selection of Rockpools along the coast, such as Towradgi Rock Pool, Coalcliff Rock Pools, or Bellambi Rock Pool.
2- HAVE FUN AT JAMBEROO ACTION PARK
Jamberoo Action Park is one of the largest theme parks in New South Wales and has attractions like mini-golf, speed slides, wave pools, and an exciting funnel-web water slide.
With loads of fun-packed activities for kids and adults of all ages, Jamberoo Action Park is a perfect place for the next action-packed family weekend.
3- HANGOUT WITH WILDLIFE AT SYMBIO WILDLIFE PARK
Love wildlife? Symbio Wildlife Park has a wide range of animals to attract wildlife lovers and families.
This is a place to get up close to typical Australian animals like koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, and dingoes, but there are also lots of exotic species, from red pandas to ring-tailed lemurs, meerkats, and even cheetahs.
A variety of safe and humane close encounters are also available, as simple as buying animal feed for the park’s farmyard species, feeding kangaroos and wallabies, or cuddling koalas.
4- HANG GLIDE LIKE A DAREDEVIL FROM BALD HILL
For those looking for an adventure, Wollongong has many to offer. Being a coastal city, the thermals around the area are ideal for hang gliding, and there are classes for all levels of expertise.
Even when you are undecided about whether or not to take the plunge, head to Bald Hill in Stanwell Park to watch the hang gliders leap off the edge of the cliff and enjoy spectacular views. You’ll have an adrenaline rush just watching!
Feel the freedom in the sky with Hang Glide OZ
5- EXPLORE MINNAMURRA RAINFOREST
There are plenty of options when it comes to exploring the Minnamurra rainforest in Budderoo National Park, Wollongong, from bushwalking and bird watching to jaw-dropping views of the gushing waterfalls and lookouts.
The national park has a range of facilities, including the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, with riverside picnic areas and well-marked walks along raised boardwalks. Alternatively, glide along the Minnamurra River in a canoe or kayak.
Only an hour south of Sydney, Wollongong is the perfect location to settle, bursting with beaches, magnificent natural scenery, and inspiration for day-out activities.
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