Wollongong City Tour, Australia

About Wollongong: Wollongong City is the well known city which is just behind Sydney and Newcastle with thinly wedged coastal plain with the coastal area of the Pacific Ocean. The city is known for it’s coal mining along with the steel production and it has grown out of the whole chain of coastal towns. The city is dedicated as the port city with transportation of materials made easy either through private craft or the fishing boats promoting trade and thus giving new ways of employment. The financial services which also includes employment and heavy industry has given the city much of the population which looks for employment opportunities along with the city also has many new opportunities in terms of tourism with Wollongong City Tour as a great option.

Wollongong Tourist Places: The swimming and surfing are the most attractive ways to enjoy the sea based activity and people love to explore beaches which are although few in numbers but 17 to be precise and they give the best of the summer months to feel the presence of crowds all over. The Wollongong City Tour has to be completed with the beaches which are to be found here and some of the notable beaches are as follows:

1. North Beach: The North Beach which is found to be in front of Stuart Park and Novotel hotel has kiosk right on the beach and has many take-away along with restaurants.

2. City(South) Beach: The City(South) Beach is although not popular as North Beach but it has nice sand and places to cool off with minutes to walk away from city center.

3. Austinmer is although very pleasant cove and the beach is small with cafes and restaurants all across the road, barbecues and parks which is although not that popular but serene with good atmosphere in terms of being calm and ideal for people who look for sunbathing.

4. Towradgi is the beach which is sure to get the own stretch of sand and an easy lay-off place.

The other great places to enjoy with exploring the city and preferably completing the Wollongong city tour with spectacular view of the coastline and the city could be found with a visit at these particular places:

Bulli Pass: The spectacular views over the Wollongong and with the barbecues, picnic tables and kiosks all over the coastal area with locations which includes Bulli Lookout and Sublime point with restaurants and cafe on the top of the cliff are the most visited place.

Mount Keira Lookout: The Mount Keira Lookout is known all for the walks and the views of hang-gliders which is also to be found with a night visit because of the lights seen to the far flung places of the town.

Mount Kemble Lookout: The another great place to enjoy any weather during summer or winter with much easy way to reach even by one’s own car by parking.

The other major attractions are BHP Australian Historical Flying Museum and Science Centre along with Planetarium with Woollongong art gallery making the tour complete and thus enjoying the city with much of the enjoyment which includes surfing, fishing, patrolled swimming and pedaling along coastal cycle-ways.

Tourists attractions: Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse, Russell Vale Golf Club, Bulli Beach Tourist Park, Mount Keira Lookout, Bulli Pass, Towradgi Beach Park, Science Space (Science museum), Inflatable World Wollongong (Recreation center), Early Start Discovery Space (Children's museum), Wollongong Botanic Garden, Illawarra Museum, Wollongong Art Gallery.

Things to do: Diving Water Sport, Sky-Diving, cycling, Mountain Bike, Mount Kiera Ring Track, swimming at beach, fishing.

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 17.9 18.2 16.7 14.2 11.8 9.4 8.3 8.8 10.6 12.6 14.4 16.5
Average High (℃) 25.6 25.6 24.5 22.5 20.0 17.6 17.0 18.3 20.3 22.1 22.9 25.0

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Lyndon Haven Hotel (+61 2 4285 9491), Novotel Wollongong Northbeach (+61 2 4224 3111), Flinders Motel (+61 2 4226 6566), Boat Harbour Motel (+61 2 4228 9166), The Belmore All-Suite Hotel (+61 2 4224 6500), Wollongong Serviced Apartments (+61 2 4254 4254), Quest Wollongong Hotel (+61 2 4221 1500), Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong (+61 2 4250 5000), Boat Harbour Motel (+61 2 4228 9166), Sage Hotel Wollongong (+61 2 4201 2111), Best Western City Sands Hotel (+61 2 4222 3111), Solomon Inn Motel Wollongong (+61 2 4271 1122), Mount Kembla Village Hotel (+61 2 4271 1119).

Budget Hotels: Normandie Inn and Function Centre (+61 2 4229 4833), Normandie Motel (+61 2 4229 4833), Novotel North Beach Car Park (+61 2 4224 3111), Keiraleagh House (+61 2 4228 6765), Harp Hotel (+61 2 4228 4466), Downtown Motel (+61 2 4229 8344), Dicey Riley's Hotel (+61 2 4229 1952), Piccadilly Motor Inn (+61 2 4226 4555), Figtree Hotel (+61 2 4228 4088), Windmill Motel (+61 2 4284 8766).

Distances from Wollongong city:

Sydney City : 85.8 KM

Brisbane City : 1130.5 KM

Gold Coast City : 1005.7 KM

Melbourne City : 835.5 KM

Perth City : 3890.3 KM

Adelaide City : 1332.7 KM

Nearest Major Airport: "Shellharbour Airport or Wollongong Airport" is a domestic airport where tourists can get flights to Brisbane and Melbourne cities only. It is just 22.2 KM distance from Wollongong central business district.