Buddhist Site in Wollongong

Nan Tien Buddhist Temple

Just south of the city, Nan Tien is the largest Buddhist temple in the southern hemisphere. The custodians encourage visitors to contemplate the 10,000 Buddhas and participate in meditations and cultural activities.…
Museum in Wollongong

Science Centre & Planetarium

Quizzical kids of all ages can indulge their senses here. It’s operated by the University of Wollongong and covers everything from dinosaurs to electronics. Planetarium shows ($4) run throughout the day.
Zoo in Wollongong

Symbio Wildlife Gardens

Meet and greet a Tassie Tiger at Symbio Wildlife Gardens.
Gallery in Wollongong

Wollongong City Gallery

Modern Australian, Indigenous and Asian art, and diverse temporary exhibits.
Gallery in Wollongong

Matthew Gillett Gallery

Harbour in Wollongong

Belmore Basin

Wollongong’s fishing fleet is based at the harbour's southern end. The basin was cut from solid rock in 1868. There’s a fishing cooperative and an old lighthouse (built in 1872) on the point. Nearby, on the headland…
Lighthouse in Wollongong

Breakwater Lighthouse

Newer lighthouse on the headland.
Beach in Wollongong

North Beach

Beach breaks suitable for all visitors and distance from the city centre. For more challenging waves head to the Acids Reef break.
Lighthouse in Wollongong

Old Lighthouse

Heritage lighthouse.
Gardens in Wollongong

Wollongong Botanic Gardens

Habitats include tropical, temperate and woodland. A top spot for a picnic lunch.