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Australia Day 2019

Had a great time at the basin on Australia Day. The area was buzzing with people, Food stalls and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AussieRicho1
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Wollongong, Australia
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Nice harbour

Wollongong’s original harbour is interesting and includes a park and beach. Signs say “swimming not... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
mrdom
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76-78 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at the basin on Australia Day. The area was buzzing with people, Food stalls and sand sculpting on the sand of the basin. Plenty on the northern end enjoying the cool safe swimming area. Top place to take young kids.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AussieRicho1
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Wollongong’s original harbour is interesting and includes a park and beach. Signs say “swimming not advised” but plenty of people were doing it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mrdom
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Lovely little beach surrounded by well maintained pathways, a small lighthouse, play equipment, grassed areas, lots of benches and restaurants. Saw the 2 biggest stingrays gliding around in the small harbour today. Lovely place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tamsin H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This well maintained basin is surrounded by a boardwalk with lots of areas to sit and just watch the water and the watercraft.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 15 July 2018

After I eat my ice-cream and approached the beach. I had options to where to sit. On the bench, on the sand or on the grass. There are a lot of boats moored here. It is protected due the massive rocks at the entrance of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Clean relaxing beach with a great selection of fish and chips. Clean sand and water as well as a jumping area. Parking is easy and free. Highly recommended. Green grass and plenty of places to sit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Morgan_4z
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Sitting on the grass or benches looking out over the harbour is very relaxing, the is plenty of shade. there are a few cafes and restaurants nearby

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Aussie2406
Reviewed 23 August 2017

this is a great harbour and very popu;ar with families, walkers and those who just want to be by the ocean. Fish and chips from the park cafe is really good

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Hoppy6951
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I love just sitting on the grass and watching the ocean . It's so beautiful all day long , Wether you are there in the mornings,day time or evening it's a great atmosphere. On of my favourites, 😊

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lulib66
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We enjoy taking our grandchildren here at all times of the year. It is equipped with seating and playgrounds, and the beach is fun for a swim or for sand Castles! Food is also available nearby.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank OpaMarnie
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