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Finding the Right Place to Stay in and Around Wollongong

Wollongong's variety of accommodation options makes finding the right place to stay easy. Whether you’re after a hotel with an ocean view and all the comforts, a cozy room in a guesthouse, an apartment for a longer stay, or a cabin surrounded by gardens, the region offers it all.

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What to See and Do in Wollongong - Miles of Beaches, Mountain Views, and Verdant Forests

With miles of ocean beaches, pristine forests, and a rugged mountain backdrop, Wollongong offers everything you could ask of an outdoor vacation. Whether you want to ride the waves, explore rain forests, or sit on the sand and watch the breakers roll in, you won’t need to travel far to find it.

A Guide to Wollongong - An Outdoor Vacation Between the Mountains and Ocean

Mention Wollongong, and what springs to mind for many is the heavy industry based around the Port Kembla steelworks. Yet this laid-back multicultural city is also a thriving commercial and academic centre. With miles of unspoiled beaches, a pristine rain forest backdrop, and dazzling coastal views from the mountains, Wollongong is a great outdoor vacation destination as well.

Global Flavors, Fresh Fish, and Dazzling Views - A Guide to Dining in Wollongong

Wollongong’s dining culture has developed a first-class reputation in recent years, and it’s become a favorite day-trip destination for Sydney foodies. The city's cultural diversity is reflected in its cuisine. Fish and seafood arrive in the harbor every day, and there are fresh farm ingredients from the fertile hinterlands. Add breathtaking mountain and ocean views, and you've got the recipe for some memorable meals.

Useful Tips - Getting the Most Out of Your Stay in Wollongong

Located only an hour’s drive from Sydney on the narrow strip of coast between the mountains of the Illawarra Escarpment and the Pacific Ocean, Wollongong offers everything you need for an outdoor vacation. Miles of pristine, uncrowded beaches, unspoiled bushland, lots of adventure opportunities, and a thriving restaurant scene make this vibrant multicultural city a great getaway.

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