Illawarra Vacation Packages
Sydney, the state capital, is located roughly 45 miles (72 kilometers) northeast of Illawarra, while Newcastle is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the northeast.
Among the best stretches of coast in Illawarra are Wollongong North Beach and the ever popular Wollongong South Beach. Chill out, catch some rays and then stroll along the beach. The visit will leave you feeling invigorated and refreshed.
If you love nature and wildlife, go and check out Budderoo National Park and Mount Keira, two protected reserves where visitors to Illawarra often visit to find some tranquility. Walk through the parks and go birdwatching, before enjoying a snack in the parks’ beautiful grounds.
Get familiar with the local fashion and try on new outfits in a few of the local malls and markets such as Crown Street Mall or Wollongong Fish Market. These are two of the best destinations for fashionistas and food lovers who visit in Illawarra.
If you are interested in the battles of long ago, tour the old forts and other defense structures around Illawarra. The Flagstaff Hill Fort played an important role in repelling enemy invaders over the centuries, but today is a peaceful and welcoming attraction for visitors from all corners of the globe.
One of the most visited local performing arts houses in Illawarra is the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music. If you’re feeling peckish after the show, head off to one of the close-by eateries and explore the regional cuisine.
An iconic religious building, among the most popular of the many heritage sites in this city, is the Nan Tien Temple. Visit the historic site to explore its symbolic significance as well as to admire the architecture.
While vacationing in Illawarra, make time in your schedule and check out the local botanical gardens to relax, smell the flowers and see a diverse collection of plant types. Make the time to learn about the diverse range of plants in the garden.