The Lakeside Homestay offers comfortable affordable accommodation in Mt Warrigal close to Shellharbour City Centre, with shopping, cinemas; and only a short drive to popular beaches. A split level air-conditioned home, the queen room has an en suite and the double and twin rooms share a bathroom. The separate guest's television lounge has a fridge and complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. The family room has books and games and the barbecue area is ideal to socialise and relax after a busy day.
Lakeside Homestay bed and breakfast is located near the lake and cycleway walking track, and close to the Skiway Park boat ramp and Boonerah Point jetty (great for fishing). Only three kilometres to lake entrance and beaches - so bring your bike and explore or just go for a jog along the lake....
Whether planning a family holiday, a romantic escape or a weekend getaway, this friendly Park promises you a unique holiday experience. Nestled between picturesque Lake Illawarra and the sparkling blue waters of Windang Beach, this park is a haven for water enthusiasts, offering the very best in fishing, boating, windsurfing and surfing, or simply enjoy the golden sunrises or moonlight caressed waters. Within a comfortable drive of Sydney and Canberra, guests can explore the shopping facilities and dining experiences at both Wollongong and Shellharbour cities. Not to mention many of NSW's leading attractions, such as Jamberoo Action Park, Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk and the Nan Tien Temple.
The Windang Beach Tourist Park offers a variety of self-contained one, two or three bedroom cabins - many equipped with washing machine and dryer, air conditioning, spa bath, private barbecue, and undercover verandas with lake views. The caravanner or camper wishing to supply their own accommodation, can choose from powered or unpowered sites adjacent to the beach or with lake views, and have access to sheltered barbecue areas, guest laundry, clean amenities, caravan dump point, childrenís playground and a boat ramp. Accessible on-site accommodation and amenities are also available....
Lake Windemere Caravan Park is conveniently located just a short stroll to Warilla Beach, which is patrolled during holiday season. It boasts the tranquillity of Little Lake where fishing and bird life can be enjoyed.
Lake Windemere Caravan Park is an ideal location for families to experience a beach holiday. Holiday cabins are great for a family getaway with reasonable rates for nightly and weekly rental. Own linen is required in cabins.
If you have your own van or tent then a camping or caravan site is just for you. There are both powered and unpowered sites available.
South Pacific Park Village is situated in an ideal location beneath the picturesque south coast escarpment and on the banks of Lake Illawarra. South Pacific Park Village is the ideal location to spend your weekend away or your well deserved holiday.
Whether your holiday includes sightseeing, enjoying local food, swimming, fishing, golfing, bike riding, touring the wineries, fun parks or just plain relaxing, you'll find it all accessible from South Pacific Park Village.
Experience the great outdoors and relax in one of the fully self-contained En Suite Cabins or bring your own caravan or tent and set up in one of the powered or unpowered sites....
The Comfort Inn Fairways is ideally positioned adjacent to the Port Kembla Golf Course and conveniently located between Lake Illawarra and some of the Wollongong regions best beaches.
Property facilities include: guest barbecue areas, guest laundry, licensed restaurant and bar, two swimming pools, full size tennis court, and conference and reception centre.
Accommodation available includes double/twin, family, spa, interconnecting rooms, and fully equipped serviced apartments. Five self-contained serviced apartments are appointed with kitchens.
Comfort Inn Fairways is equipped with all the facilities you need for business or pleasure, and there are all the conveniences you'd expect if you are looking for a relaxed holiday.
Ideally located in the heart of Shellharbour City, the Lakeview Hotel Motel is central to many of the South Coast's attractions including Lake Illawarra, Minnamurra Rainforest, Jamberoo Recreation Park, Illawarra Tree Top Walk, patrolled Beaches, five golf courses, Kiama Blowhole, fishing, shopping centres, cycle ways and much more.
Call in and see the friendly staff at the Lakeview Hotel Motel next time you're ready for a great holiday getaway!
With 25 rooms on the boundary of full hotel facilities including a bistro, beer garden, sports bar and function facilities, the Lakeview Hotel Motel is the ideal getaway for families and friends.
Each room features en suite, flat screen television, mini refrigerator and air-conditioning, ensuring your privacy and comfort.
The adjoining hotel will ensure your entertainment requirements are just a stones throw away.
Pilgrim Lodge is a truly unique, 100 room accommodation facility in Wollongong, set amongst the tranquillity of the Nan Tien Temple grounds, site of the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. The lodge overlooks the lotus pond, Peaceful Temple, splendid gardens, the beautiful rolling hills and famous escarpment of the Illawarra.
Ideal for general guests, overnight functions/conferences, group bookings, or special group packages. Each level has a guest tea room for making tea and coffee. Guests can also book at the Pilgrim Lodge for dinner and breakfast which is held in the Dining Hall.
As well as accommodation, Pilgrim Lodge also hosts a meeting/business room for guests and/or private hire; laundry facilities, lounge, and study room.
Sovereign Inn Wollongong is set amongst extensive quiet landscaped gardens and is only a short distance from the town centre, shops, beaches, Port Kembla, Figtree Private and Wollongong Hospitals as well as Kembla Grange Racecourse. It is conveniently located for the tourist and business traveller.
Sovereign Inn was first established in 1985 with a property in Narooma on the beautiful South Coast of New South Wales. Over the years, the group has grown and now owns and operates six properties in New South Wales located at Wollongong, Cooma, Newcastle, Gundagai, Redleaf Resort in the Blue Mountains and their latest property in Cowra....
The Oaks Hotel and Motel is a 14 room motel, conveniently located close to Jamberoo Recreation Park, Croome Road Sporting Complex, Ten Pin Bowling and several spectacular golf courses.
With 14 rooms which have recently been refurbished and a great restaurant and bar facilities next door. The Hotel includes a liquor barn, two bars, TAB facilities, dance floor, beer garden and kids area.
La Local Bistro at the Oaks is open daily for both lunch and dinner and is a unique blend of European and Australian cuisine. Drop in and enjoy a new experience with quality food at affordable prices.
California Manor is representative of a 1920s guest house, a rare example of its type and the only local example.
Nestled on serene Lake Illawarra just minutes from beautiful Warilla Beach. California has been elegantly restored and refurbished to reflect the opulence of yesteryear.
With large luxuriously appointed suites California Manor is situated on the immediate foreshores of Lake Illawarra boasting uninterrupted views of the lake, ocean and islands.
The California boasts four very large and opulently appointed suites consisting of bedrooms, sitting rooms and bathrooms. There is also a large comfortable guest common area on the top level. All suites have access to either the front or back balcony.
Not just a bed, it's an unforgettable experience.
Hilltop Lodge Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located on the doorstep of Wollongong's central business district, in a quiet area surrounded by mature eucalypts. The elegant and stylish accommodation includes luxury guest rooms with private entrances, en suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, air-conditioning, high definition televisions, DVD and wireless internet.
There is a heated swimming pool and guest lounge with library. A delicious and hearty breakfast is served daily.
Hilltop Lodge Bed and Breakfast offer guests a level of personal service and privacy which is unattainable in larger properties.
The Lakeside Homestay offers comfortable accommodation in Mt Warrigal close to Shellharbour City Centre, with shopping, cinemas; and only a short drive to popular beaches. A split level air-conditioned home, the queen room has and en suite and the double and twin rooms share a bathroom. The separate guest's television lounge has a fridge and complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. The family room has books and games and the barbecue area is ideal to socialise and relax after a busy day.
Lakeside Homestay bed and breakfast is located near the lake and cycleway walking track, and close to the Skiway Park boat ramp and Boonerah Point jetty (great for fishing). Only three kilometres to lake entrance and beaches - so bring your bike and explore or just go for a jog along the lake.
The SVNSW Wollongong Volleyball Schools Cup is the sixth Schools Cup of the year.
SVNSW includes divisions for Under 15, Under 16, Under 17 and Opens for girls and boys. This gives schools that might just be starting a volleyball program an opportunity to participate.
For those schools who are more competitive, they can play in the Open Division....
The January School Holiday Program is filled with fun and educational workshops for all ages!
Escape the heat or rain and visit the Discovery Space during the School Holidays. Book online now, so you don't miss out. The fun begins from Tuesday 5th January, running till Thursday 21st January. (Please note - closed Mondays).
Itís time to let your inner colour shine! Colour Ya World is here to help you paint ya mates, your family and your town! Run, walk, dance and laugh your way through family friendly, colour madness.
At the finish line the real party kicks off where a DJ will spin up the latest tunes whilst you cover your fellow runners in colour!
Fun for all the family, and all levels of fitness and ability, get ready for an awesome colour filled day....
Mount Kembla Hotel is a heritage listed building and is the oldest weatherboard hotel in the Illawarra.
The scenic views of the surrounding escarpment and award winning restaurant make it a favourite venue for many tourists and artists of the local area.
Mount Kembla Village Hotel specialises in Gastro Pub style cuisine, sourcing only the freshest local produce around.
Well known for its Wagyu Beef and wide range of Mid-week Lunch and Dinner Specials.
There also is a boutique Australian wine list, with wines from the best growing regions. The hotel provides live music Friday nights as well as every Sunday. With its friendly locals and its comfortable family friendly surrounds your experience is sure to be a pleasurable one.
Top Gun Australia provides high octane, high action, high adrenaline, high G-force fighter jet adventure flights with speeds of 900 kilometres per hour.
Now based at Albion Park Airport, come join them for a thrill of a lifetime. For more information please visit the web site or call. Office hours are Monday to Sunday 8am to 10pm.
The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Aviation Museum (HARS) holds open days showing off some of the unique aircraft held at its headquarters at the Illawarra Regional Airport at Albion Park. HARS is now home to the 747-438 "Longreach" Qantas Passenger Jet, which will be part of the permanent static display at the museum.
The open days will be held outside the HARS hangars and will involve the static display of some its distinctive aircraft. Members of the public will be able to board and sit in some of the aircraft including the cockpits of aircraft including F-111C fighter bomber and Neptune submarine hunter. There will also be guided tours of the aircraft on display.
The Waratah Beach Breaks are two bedroom self contained units nestled in a quiet street between the beach and Lake Illawarra in Windang.
These two bedroom self contained units have everything needed for a relaxing break or an extended holiday.
Each unit has brand new fully equipped kitchen, however being centrally located there are many cafes, restaurants and clubs close by. Shellharbour and Wollongong shopping precincts both are short drive away.
Each unit has air conditioning, fridge, washing machine, two televisions and a DVD player. With queen size beds in the master bedroom and a double in the second room comfortably sleeps two couples or a couple and two children. The units have a combined shower laundry and a separate toilet as well as off street parking for one car....
Brother Brendan will share his plant remedies and herbal stories with you on this exciting new walk in the Garden. Medieval monks nurtured medicinal and other useful herbs. These small physic gardens were the early foundations of the wonderful Botanic Gardens that people like to visit today.
Minimum participants: 10
Cancellations: If this minimum participants do not book into the tour, they will cancel the by 1pm the day before. If however poor weather occurs, the decision to cancel will be made by 9am on the day of the tour. In both circumstances, registered participants will be notified by email or phone....
Sydney Microlight Centre is Sydney's closest approved microlight training facility. Located at Illawarra Regional Airport, Albion Park Rail, just over an hour's drive south of Sydney at the end of the M1 Princes Mototorway. The Illawarra region is the perfect environment in which to learn to fly. The stunning scenery, beaches, Lake Illawarra and the escarpment as a backdrop are some of the most beautiful views in Australia.
They usually fly out over Lake Illawarra, down the coast past all the fantastic beaches towards Kiama then back through the Jamberoo Valley if conditions and time allow. Alternatively, out to the coast and then northwards following the beaches, towards Wollongong and return. Either way, there is no better aircraft for sightseeing than the microlight.
Flights last about 36 - 40 minutes. They provide helmets, headset and intercom. Bring a warm jacket and gloves, in case the day turns cold. ...
Red Point Artists members showcase their handmade art and crafts in their studios and in the lovely grassed courtyard every second Saturday of the month at Art on the Grass.
Meet the working artists and browse the studios and stalls. Items include ceramics, paintings, drawings, sculptures, wood work, jewellery, photography, felt crafts, candles, greeting cards, knitting, sewing and so much more. All produced by talented local artisans.
Enjoy coffee in the shaded courtyard and listen to the live music. Children paint for free and take their art home.
Visit the current exhibition in the classic boutique Red Point Gallery....
Berkeley is a suburb south of Wollongong that is mostly residential.
Situated on the shore of Lake Illawarra, Berkeley is home to the Wollongong City Memorial Gardens and Crematorium and Nan Tien Buddhist Temple - the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Wollongong was chosen as the site for the Temple because of its proximity to Mount Keira and Mount Kembla. The translation of Nan Tien is 'Paradise of the Southern Hemisphere'....
Wollongong's largest selection of chauffeured vehicles for all occasions. Leisure Coast Limousines can tailor a package especially for you, with service available door to door, seven days a week.
Vehicles include a luxury appointed seven seater stretch limousines, luxury class four seater sedans and 11 seat mini coaches. All vehicles are fully air-conditioned, seat belted and have child restraints (available on request free of charge).
Transfers for cruise ships, to and from Sydney Airport and Sydney Central Station.
All vehicles are equipped to tow an enclosed luggage trailer if required - thus ensuring maximum comfort and safety.
Mount Kembla is a developing residential area. Kembla is an Aboriginal word meaning "plenty of game".
Kerosene mining was established in Mount Kembla in the 1860s and operated until 1880, at which point coal mining and the construction of the railway line began.
The Mount Kembla Mining Heritage Festival has become one of the Illawarra's premier community events in recent years, attracting thousands of local and interstate visitors....
Flip Out Trampoline Arena is Australia's first and largest trampoline playground for all ages, young and old.
Flip Out Trampoline Arena is a new fun and exciting childhood fantasy come to life. Indoor entertainment parks of wall to wall trampolines. No more mums and dads sitting on the side line, its time to get up and play.
Flip Out Trampoline Arenas aim to give you healthy and awesome fun through their massive trampolines, ball games, foam pits, skate ramps, Parkour, events, and more surprises to everyone's enjoyment.
A few minutes of jumping on the trampoline is better than a one kilometre dash, just more enjoyable!
Flip Out Trampoline Arena is the ideal healthy entertainment for the whole family, promoting family bonding and wellbeing with complete enjoyment satisfaction. They guarantee ultimate fun....
Mount Keira is residential suburb that envelops the mountain to the west of Wollongong city. Its name comes from an Aboriginal word meaning 'large lagoon' or 'high mountain'. Mount Keira forms part of the Illawarra escarpment, which it joins by a high saddle on the back (western) side.
It is capped by a westward sloping plateau of relatively hard sandstone ringed on the remaining three sides by cliffs.
From the cliff base the mountain slopes down to the surrounding foothills and coastal plain. From Wollongong the mountain looks rather flat topped, while from the north it appears part of the escarpment.
There is a lookout on the summit of the mountain and several walking tracks to explore....
The German Club offers the best of the German/Austrian traditional foods and beer, schnapps and wines, also bottled Aussie beers.
They cater for functions, weddings, and 21st birthday parties, with a capacity of up to 180 people. Their restaurant is famous for the German homestyle meals which are known to be of generous proportions, and it is guaranteed that you will not go home hungry.
Their recreational facilities include skat and petanque. The German Club hosts monthly markets and the Annual Oktoberfest celebration, the largest Oktoberfest event in the Illawarra. ...
Prepare yourself for one of the best aviation adventures in a bi-plane. Based at Illawarra regional airport, Southern Biplane Adventures joy flights are all about taking you for the ride of a lifetime and exceeding your expectations. A day out with Southern Biplane Adventures will entail nostalgic scenic flights and adrenaline pumping aerobatic flights over Shellharbour's and Wollongong's beaches!.
Bigger, faster and more robust than a Tiger Moth, jump into the immaculately rebuilt 1943 Boeing Stearman, often referred to as the 'Red Baron' but named 'Lilly Warra'. If you're after the most intense attraction in Wollongong, jump into their Pitts Special for an aerobatic flight that will leave you buzzing for days!
Blue Sky Illawarra is your local source for camping supplies, paddle sports, fishing equipment, barbecues and more. Whether youíre up for an outdoor adventure or you would like to kick back and relax, Blue Sky Illawarra has everything.
They offer a fantastic selection of equipment at some of the most affordable rates throughout the region. They are locally owned and operated and are the regionís only speciality Weber dealer. As a specialist dealer they carry the latest Weber barbecues to hit the market along with all the barbecue accessories you need to prepare the perfect meal.
Shellharbour's own large outdoor store at Stockland Retail Park has real brands and real advice for all your camping needs. Stocking a large range of Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle boards and Ocean skis. Even if you're looking for a snorkel and flipper sets for the kids, Blue Sky has it all.
Simply visit the store right next door to Bunnings Shellharbour and have a look for yourself....
The Berkeley Hotel is your entertainment and social hub in Berkeley. It has an authentic Thai restaurant called Stamp Thai. Come and enjoy the exceptional food. Open for lunch and dinner with daily lunch specials.
There is also a large TAB and Sports Bar, and lounge area to enjoy socialising with family and friends. The Berkeley Hotel is determined to meet the needs of you, their customer and provide the highest quality service....
What a view! What a location! And only 90 minutes from the Sydney.
The clean, golden sands of Warilla Beach are at the front door of The Beach House. Sit back and watch the waves roll in, the surfers, swimmers, whales and dolphins (seasonal). The sun and moon rises over the ocean are spectacular.
Holiday year round in this large four bedroom house with uninterrupted views of the beautiful Warilla Beach. As an extra bonus, the lovely Lake Illawarra is only a short stroll down the road.
Sorry, no parties, bucks or hens nights!
Hill 60 Lookout is reached via a narrow but well formed established walking track and offers spectacular views up and down the coast line. A series of post and rail guards can be found at this interesting and spectacular spot. Just below the lookout are beaches fished commercially by local Aboriginal fishermen up until the 1940s. The area has numerous Aboriginal shell middens and artefacts scattered along its shores.
Deep beneath the lookout lies a series of fortifications, established at the beginning of World War II. These fortifications housed large guns which were put in place to protect the vital industrial centre of Port Kembla. Although there are no longer any large guns here the concrete bunkers can be clearly seen.
These bunkers are connected to a series of underground tunnels which honeycomb the entire area. These tunnels are not accessible to the public. ...
Established in 1970, the Figtree Cellars stocks the largest variety of wine, spirits, liqueurs and beers in the Illawarra area. We stock a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks from leading brands at a competitive price. Find locally owned Australian brands, as well as popular international options. Stop by the Figtree Hotel for affordable accommodation or try out our delicious meals.Find the perfect drop for any occasion at the Figtree Cellars.
Just a few minutes out of Wollongong you will find Cringila Hotel. With live entertainment, great food options and a spectacular atmosphere, why would you go anywhere else? Whether itís a huge celebration or just a quiet meal, weíve got you covered at the Cringila Hotel.