Summer in Wollongong

Wollongong is a coastal city, located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales and 80 kilometres South of Sydney. Famous for the Grand Pacific Drive and stunning beaches, a trip to the Gong’ can be as adventurous or relaxing as you like. Stay with us this Summer at Mantra Wollongong, located right in the heart of the Wollongong CBD just moments away from the regions spectacular beaches.

Wollongong is the perfect coastal destination to spend the Summer. With an array of beaches, natural attractions and the perfect climate, you won’t be lost for things to do and see. Spend your days lounging on North Wollongong beach with plenty of grass, shade and picnic booths, you can spend a day in the sun, surf and sand.

To immerse yourself in nature, take a stroll through Wollongong’s hidden gem, the Botanic Gardens. The garden features various themed areas, including a rainforest, where you can escape your everyday worries. With its maze of paths and hidden treasures to discover, there is something for everyone in the gardens. To add to your Summer of relaxation, a must-see is the Nan Tien Temple. The largest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere, unlike most tourist attractions, Nan Tien offers a unique experience. From taking in the visual delights of grandeur architecture or immersing yourself in the art and culture of the temple, the experience is unforgettable.

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For a change of pace, you can take on The Grand Pacific Drive, one of Australia’s most spectacular driving routes. This drive takes you through rainforests and seaside villages as you follow the exquisite coastline. The Sea Cliff Bridge in Wollongong, majestically sweeps over the waters of the Pacific, giving you one of Australia’s most photogenic experiences!

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Where to stay? Stay with us at Mantra Wollongong, located in the heart of the Wollongong CBD, just moment’s away from the regions spectacular beaches and close to shopping malls the city centre. Book Now!

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