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Top Activities in Wollongong

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Wollongong Attractions

You'll soon discover why people love staying in Wollongong. No matter your age or interests, there are numerous attractions and activities to delve into. Lock in your flights, get your bags packed and get ready to discover this vibrant city.

Explore the best sights in Wollongong with some unique tours & day trips, or get through our list of 38 fun activities in Wollongong. We have free cancellation and no added fees, so you can relax and put your energy into planning your dream vacation.

Things to Do in Wollongong with Kids

Wollongong is a fantastic place for a family break. Take the youngsters along and try these popular family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in Wollongong

Leave your purse in the hotel room. It's a snap to have a ball in Wollongong without spending a penny.

Illawarra Museum - Chat to the staff or curator and find out about the interesting collections exhibited at this museum.

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre - This is an ideal place to get your culture hit and explore the thriving local arts scene.

Wollongong Town Hall - Take in the creativity and design of this fantastic example of modern architecture.

Breakwater Lighthouse - Swing by this historic attraction and learn a few things about the cultural heritage of the area.

Wollongong Fish Market - Look up your guidebook and discover why this place is worth adding to your to-do list.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Wollongong


Walk, cycle or drive along the scenic coastline of this Illawarra town to see a heritage lighthouse, a stunning rocky headland and the famous Kiama Blowhole.

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Enjoy the laid-back pace of this pretty New South Wales coastal town. Explore its varied coastline, scenic harbour, local markets and nearby native bushland reserve.

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You'll enjoy the beaches and restaurants in Austinmer. You might want to make time for a stop at Sublime Point Track Trailhead or Austinmer Beach.

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Port Kembla

You'll enjoy the beaches and monuments in Port Kembla. You might want to make time for a stop at Wollongong City Beach or Australia's Industry World.

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While there might not be top attractions in Corrimal, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Wollongong City Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach Park.


Albion Park Rail

Travelers like the museums in Albion Park Rail, and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Museum is a top attraction you might want to visit.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Wollongong on a sunny day?

Enjoy the good weather (and stretch your legs at the same time) with these top outdoor activities:

What to do in Wollongong on a rainy day?

Have a go at one or two of these indoor activities and turn a dark, rainy day into something fun:

Are there cheap things to do in Wollongong?

You'll find lots of activities and tours here that are perfect if you're traveling on a shoestring:

What can you do in Wollongong for free?

You'll hardly have time to pull your wallet out of your pocket with so many great free attractions:

  • Wollongong Hospital
  • Crown Street Mall
  • Wollongong Town Hall
  • Breakwater Lighthouse