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10 things to do in Wollongong – Don't miss out on these fascinating activities

Wollongong features natural beauty, developed tourism industry and pretty much the full package for action loving travellers. Be sure to give these 12 activities a try on your next visit.

1

Visit Jamberoo Action Park

This is the largest theme park in New South Wales and a great choice for families. The park is open from September – April and present attractions such as speed slides, a wave pool, the Funnel Web Water Slide and mini golf. If you are looking to enjoy the many attractions at this park, look for great Wollongong family accommodation such as the options offered at Emerald + Aqua.

2

Go skydiving

If you are up for a real adventure, visit Skydive the Beach to enjoy skydiving right on the beach. The activity is provided by professionals who will jump from up to 14,000 feet to allow guests a chance to catch an unforgettable view.

3

Walk along the coast

A visit to beautiful Wollongong is not complete without taking a walk along the coastline, enjoying the breathtaking scenery and lush natural beauty. Head down to the Royal National Park to enjoy incredible coastal landscapes, such as untouched beaches and dramatic cliffs to explore, on your walk along the coastline.

4

Visit Symbio Wildlife Park

Symbio Wildlife Park is home to a wide range of fascinating native animals along with exotic animals such as meerkats, cotton top Tamarin monkeys, Sumatran tigers and red pandas from other parts of the world.

5

Take the Treetop Walk

The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk is an excellent way to catch the incredible views from Bass Point to Bundeena. The best time to enjoy the treetop walk is at sunrise to get a magical start to an exciting day at Wollongong.

6

Go hang gliding

There are several hang gliding tour operators in the area to offer top notch flying lessons from Bald Hill at Stanwell Park. Bald Hill is where Lawrence Hargrave Drive, the flight pioneer took the first flight. The landmark provides an incredible view of the Royal National Park and the Wollongong coastline.

7

Adventure flights

Find a quality flight tour operator and embark on an incredible adventure flight to take aerial sightseeing one step further.

8

Nan Tien Temple

Nan Tien Temple, also referred to as 'Southern Paradise' is the biggest Buddhist temple in the Southern hemisphere. The temple is a favourite destination among those who seek for art classes and meditation retreats as well as sightseeing and photography opportunities

9

Go on the Grand Pacific Drive

The Grand Pacific Drive starts at the Royal National Park, the world's second oldest national park, and takes travellers through beautiful rainforests on the coast and lovely villages before crossing the stunning Sea Cliff Bridge.

10

Try out some craft beer

The Illawarra Brewing Company, located on the Wollongong Beach, is a microbrewery that offers a selection of 10 custom brews. Make sure to try the beer and cheese degustation for the complete experience.