Referred to as ‘The Gong,’ Wollongong is a beautiful seaside city with a long history of coal-mining and fishing. The city is noted for its distinct geography, lying on the narrow strip between the Tasman Sea and Illawarra Escarpment.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Marvel at the Nan Tien Temple, one of the largest Buddhist temples in the Southern Hemisphere. Built using traditional Chinese techniques, the complex covers the site of two massive prayer halls, the Thousand Handed Avalokitesvara and the Five Dhyani Buddhas, as well as large gardens, a restaurant and classes on Chinese culture.
Wollongong is bustling with cafés and restaurants boasting fine seafood and a lively bar scene.
The currency in Wollongong is the Australian Dollar (AUD).
Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.