Wollongong is filled to the brim with great activities and attractions to suit any and all lifestyles and interests.
Where in the world can you skydive, hang glide, surf and go for a crazy fighter jet adventure flight all in the one place? Wollongong!
Skydive Sydney – Wollongong is an award-winning adventure tourism company headquartered in Wollongong. With 15 premium drop zones Australia wide, and a skydiving crew that takes professionalism to new heights, their unforgettable skydiving adventures invite you to leave your world behind and experience the ultimate thrill of freefall.
Opposite Wollongong’s City Beach you will find The Illawarra Brewery, a bar and grill dedicated to relaxing, drinking, and indulging in modern Australian cuisine.
The Illawarra Brewery not only provides affordable all day dining, but provides a unique, family friendly experience. The brewery offers the largest collection of award winning, handcrafted beers, many brewed locally in the Illawarra. With indoor and outdoor function areas, there is plenty of room to sit, indulge, and soak up the relaxed atmosphere.
Nan Tien Temple, the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. Nan Tien is very different from most tourist attractions because there is so much on offer. The visual delights of grandeur architecture, art and culture including unique exhibitions and festivals, Buddhist festivals, vegetarian culinary delights, educational and healthy lifestyle classes and retreats, accommodation, top class conference and auditorium facilities. There is also the spiritual and religious experience that is unforgettable, and even life changing for some.
Towradgi Beach is located approximately five kilometres north of the Wollongong city centre.
Towradgi Beach extends three kilometres from Towradgi Creek in the north, to a southern estuary formed by the following streams of Cabbage Tree Creek and Fairy Creek (or Para Creek, as some people call it).With a salt water rock pool, playground, and the Towradgi Bowling and Recreation club nearby, Towradgi Beach is popular all year round
From Stanwell Park in the north to Windang in the south, the Wollongong area enjoys many beautiful beaches. Relax on Stanwell Park Beach as hang-gliders and paragliders soar above. Find tranquillity on uncrowded beaches and world-class surf breaks along the splendid stretch of coast.
Wollongong Art Gallery is a leading regional art gallery with an ongoing schedule of high quality exhibition, education and public programs. The gallery also manages an art collection of Contemporary, Aboriginal, Asian and Colonial artworks that are presented on a regular basis. The gallery is housed in an important and unique building, designed and built in the 1950s and a local landmark.