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Holidays in Wollongong City Beach
Holiday Travel Guide

Immerse yourself in the buzzing atmosphere or find your own secluded patch of sand on this vast beach that stretches for miles along the city’s gorgeous coastline.

Wollongong City Beach encompasses the broad sweep of sand directly fronting the city and is the home of the Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club. Extending 1.9 miles (3.1 kilometers) from Flagstaff Point to the Port Kembla seawall, the beach has plenty of room for you to stretch out and enjoy some space. With its easy beachfront access and fantastic amenities, Wollongong City Beach is a popular spot to have fun in the sunshine and the gorgeous waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Wander down to the beach and take in the vista of the open waters. To the north, you’ll see the gentle rise of Flagstaff Hill and the rocky bluff of the point. The beach is backed by a foreshore reserve dotted with coastal grasses and shrubs. Join the crowds of beachgoers that flock to the northern end of the beach, which is overlooked by the historic Wollongong SLSC and the City Beach Function Centre. Lay out your towel and soak up some sunshine or check the surf.

Go for a refreshing swim in the lifeguard-patrolled ocean waters or play among the rock pools with the kids. The safest swimming area is on the northern section of the beach between the lifeguard flags. Surfers can take on the beach breaks that sometimes roll in to shore further south.

Sit down for a meal at one of the waterfront restaurants or pack a picnic to enjoy on the foreshore reserve. Lang Park and the reserve have picnic areas and trees that offer some shade from the summer sun. Toward the south of the beach, you’ll find the Wollongong Golf Course and the wild surf of Coniston Beach. This area is not considered safe for swimming.

Wollongong City Beach is located directly to the west of the city center. Arrive at the beach easily by public bus or on foot from central Wollongong. There is free parking available at the base of Flagstaff Hill and alongside the foreshore reserve. Lifeguards patrol the beach daily during the summer. The beach is free to visit anytime.

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238 Cheap Hotels Near Wollongong City Beach

Sage Hotel Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
4 out of 5
60/62 Harbour Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$189 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.

Situated in Wollongong, this golf hotel is within a 10-minute walk of WIN Stadium and Wollongong City Beach. Wollongong Hospital and University of Wollongong ...

3.9/5Good! (987 reviews)

"Ok but no VIP services Nice area,quiet and peaceful"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2021

Sage Hotel Wollongong
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
4.5 out of 5
2-14 Cliff Road, North Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$202 per night from 3 Feb. to 4 Feb.

Nestled on the beach, this North Wollongong hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Stuart Park and Wollongong City Beach. Wollongong Hospital and University of ...

4.2/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"Everything Good and nice location and nice view..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2021

Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
19 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$242 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.

Located in the heart of Wollongong, this luxury aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of WIN Stadium, Wollongong Hospital and Wollongong Science Centre and Planetarium. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,566 reviews)

"Overall it was pretty good. The rooms were nice and pleasant."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2021

Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
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Sage Hotel Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
4 out of 5
60/62 Harbour Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$189 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.
Sage Hotel Wollongong
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
4.5 out of 5
2-14 Cliff Road, North Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$202 per night from 3 Feb. to 4 Feb.
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Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
19 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$242 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
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Harp Hotel
Harp Hotel
2.5 out of 5
124 Corrimal Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$81 per night from 29 Jan. to 30 Jan.
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Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
4 out of 5
cnr of Banks & Corrimal St, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$140 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
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City Beach Motel
City Beach Motel
3 out of 5
22 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$129 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.
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The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
3.5 out of 5
39 Smith Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$151 per night from 10 Feb. to 11 Feb.
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Wollongong Serviced Apartments
Wollongong Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
54 Kembla Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$150 per night from 9 Feb. to 10 Feb.
Wollongong Serviced Apartments
Beachside and City lifestyle for a perfect holiday stay
Beachside and City lifestyle for a perfect holiday stay
5-7 Stewart St, 24, Wollongong, NSW
Beachside and City lifestyle for a perfect holiday stay
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