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Wollongong Head Lighthouse

Endeavour Drive, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4229 6466
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The wild waves heading to the Wollongong Head Lighthouse

This lighthouse is huge and it is completely white. There were lots of rocks nearby the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Its a light house

The lighthouse is an imposing structure standing on the Wollongong headland that gives great views... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dodger52
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Wollongong, Australia
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  • Average6%
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“light house” (23 reviews)
“south beach” (8 reviews)
“boat harbour” (10 reviews)
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Endeavour Drive, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 4229 6466
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"light house"
in 23 reviews
"south beach"
in 8 reviews
"boat harbour"
in 10 reviews
"an ice cream truck"
in 7 reviews
"flagstaff hill"
in 8 reviews
"great spot"
in 13 reviews
"lots of history"
in 3 reviews
"fishing boats"
in 3 reviews
"popular spot for locals"
in 3 reviews
"nice walk"
in 8 reviews
"lovely area"
in 4 reviews
"sweeping views"
in 3 reviews
"fresh air"
in 7 reviews
"steel works"
in 6 reviews
"see whales"
in 3 reviews
"green grass"
in 3 reviews
"fish and chip shop"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This lighthouse is huge and it is completely white. There were lots of rocks nearby the lighthouse. There were lots of tourists waiting for the next waves hitting the Wollongong Head Lighthouse. Every tourist had their camera ready. It was amazing! On the other side...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lighthouse is an imposing structure standing on the Wollongong headland that gives great views out into the Pacific for whale watching. Nice scenic place for a walk and a rest

Thank Dodger52
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Sydney, you must visit Wollonging, it is a must see, its beaches, lighthouse, it is an amazing place. It has beautiful restaurants, cafes and walks along the beach are just beautiful. Visit the fisherman's wharf near the lighthouse, around the lighthouse are...More

Thank Anna C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually very busy with tourists & day trippers from Western Sydney, view ok but limited parking & public toilets, much better places to enjoy beach views in Wollongong area

Thank TRC60
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wollongong lighthouse is a great spot to enjoy the coastline running both north and south of the city. You also have the vantage point of the harbour and its slightly smaller lighthouse. The lighthouse runs alongside the walk/cycleway so is easily accessible by car, foot...More

Thank Michele P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look to your left and there are kms of sandy beaches, to the right there is the Port Kembla steel works.... but beyond that more sandy beaches. Great little boat harbour, fish and chips and in Summer there are night markets.

Thank carolj715
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Beautiful Wollongong Harbour is actually one of the only places I can think of that has two Lighthouses! The larger main structure is on the peninsula while the smaller & older original sits at the entrance to Boat Harbour where the fleet of fishing boats...More

Thank Ken R
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The light house has great views north and south along the coast is close the the harbour witch has a few good restaurants and surfing beaches are close as well

Thank dajome
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Short walk from eateries, Boat Harbour and shopping precinct. Great place for the youngsters to get some Aussie History. We walked to the South side of the bluff where everyone just sat watching the waves below on City Beach. A short stroll to the rock...More

Thank Waldo e e
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Went for a sunrise walk in Wollongong and I was blown away how beautiful the town is, my first visit to the town and I enjoyed it thoroughly. I walked from north beach all the way around the headland, very lovely and comfortable walk.

Thank kathyrC5214WO
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jennytony1
23 October 2015|
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Response from DrRalph69 |
Stop opposite Levendi at the harbour. 10 minute walk at most from there.
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