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LOCATION: WOLLONGONG, NEW SOUTH WALES
The scenic South Coast of New South Wales has wonderful beaches for swimming, surfing and generally lazing about, while in the lush green hinterlands you will find unique and diverse Australia flora and fauna.
Kangaroo Valley is just west from the South Coast and considered a good place to spot not only the variety of colourful birdlife but other Australian wildlife within the hilly surrounding forests and bushland.
The Wollongong Information Centre is an excellent place to start, providing information for accommodation, recreation, dining and places of interest.
Tourism Wollongong Information Centre Phone: (02) 4227 5545 or 1800 240 737.
The Royal National Park, just on the north edge of Wollongong, has rainforest along the NSW coast. Worth exploring, you will find vantage points with sublime and grand views of the coastline.
Note: The seasons in Australia are reversed to the Northern Hemisphere - i.e. Winter is in June to August with our Spring in September to November. Summer is December to February. Australia has a temperate climate, with over 340 sunny days per year. Summer can have strong sunny days so wear a hat and sunscreen between 10am and 3pm (when outdoors!). Summer average temperature 22 Celsius, Winter avg. temperature 13 Celsius.
There are some great beach side hotels as well as in the city. Motels and caravan parks are also easy to find.
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