Life in Wollongong, New South Wales

Welcome to Wollongong.  We know you are going to love living in Wollongong and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Wollongong

Life in Wollongong

Is Wollongong a good place to live?

Yes, Wollongong is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Wollongong will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Wollongong

Population of Wollongong

The population of Wollongong is 268,277.

Visas required to live in Wollongong

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Wollongong, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Wollongong.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.




Map of Wollongong

Weather in Wollongong

Hotels and Accomodation in Wollongong

There are all types of accommodation available in Wollongong.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save  www.Bookdirectandsave.com

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates  www.bookdirectandsave.com are cheaper.

Alternatively, you can find accommodation here on Airbnb

Or contact any of these great local hotel, apartment or holiday accommodation businesses.

Chifley Wollongong
1 review
Hotels
+61242012111
60-62 Harbour St, Level 3, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Dicey Riley’s Hotel
3 reviews
Hotels
+61242291952
333 Crown St, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
1 review
Hotels
+61242505000
19 Market St, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
North Wollongong Hotel
3 reviews
Pubs, Sports Bars, Bistros
+61242294177
3 Flinders Street, North Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Balgownie Hotel
1 review
Pubs, Bistros
+61242844273
141 Balgownie Road, Balgownie New South Wales 2519, Australia

Wollongong is full of great businesses and helpful services.  Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Wollongong

Webb Financial
3 reviews
Financial Advising, Accountants, Mortgage Lenders
+61242444054
Level 1, 25 Atchison Street, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Connected Finance
1 review
Financial Services
+61491110688
135 Crown St, Unit 3, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
etaxperts
1 review
Payroll Services, Tax Services, Accountants
+61242682908
1-6 Bean St, Thirroul New South Wales 2515, Australia

Banks in Wollongong

Commonwealth Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61132221
691-693 George St, Haymarket New South Wales 2000, Australia
International Finance Institute
1 review
Financial Advising, Specialty Schools
+61291192946
37 Bligh St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Commonwealth Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61132221
51 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, Crows Nest New South Wales 2065, Australia
Australian Military Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+64300132328
HMAS Watson, Cliff St, Watsons Bay New South Wales 2030, Australia
Bankwest
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61288300300
99 Phillip St, Suite 4, Parramatta New South Wales 2123, Australia

Cafes in Wollongong

Café Léchappé
1 review
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea
+61242262257
302 Keira Street, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
San Churro Wollongong
3 reviews
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea, Desserts
+61242299020
2 Globe Lane, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Sugar Cube Wollongong
3 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Restaurants
+61242273888
Shop 2, Shop 2, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Living Room
2 reviews
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea
+44242442664
195 Keira St, Wollongong New South Wales 2505, Australia
The Broken Drum Cafe
1 review
Cafes, Coffee & Tea
+61409813456
6/78-80 Princes Hwy, Fairy Meadow New South Wales 2519, Australia




Carpet Cleaners in Wollongong

Homeclean Commercial & Domestic Cleaning
1 review
Home Cleaning
+61400131252
40 Harrabrook Ave, Five Dock New South Wales 2046, Australia
Adam’s Steam Cleaning
2 reviews
Carpet Cleaning, Grout Services, Tiling
+61298631683
110 Smith St, Pendle Hill New South Wales 2145, Australia
Get Cleanr
1 review
Home Cleaning
+61300643227
Beacon Hill New South Wales 2100, Australia

Dentists in Wollongong

Hazan Healthy Smiles
1 review
Endodontists, Periodontists, Cosmetic Dentists
+61293894099
32 MacPherson St, Waverley New South Wales 2024, Australia
Thanos L
1 review
Dentists
+61242764383
232 Cowper St, Warrawong New South Wales 2502, Australia
Kareela Dental Surgery
2 reviews
Dentists
+61295285258
4 Freya St, Kareela New South Wales 2232, Australia
Darlinghurst Dental
1 review
Cosmetic Dentists, General Dentistry, Endodontists
+61293311766
30 Burton St, Darlinghurst New South Wales 2010, Australia
Todays Dental City
1 review
General Dentistry, Orthodontists, Cosmetic Dentists
+61292236622
70 Castlereagh S, Ste 401, Level 4, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia

Doctors and Medical clinics in Wollongong

You can find a doctor for an online consultation via The Online Medical Clinic

Or you can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

Mark Grunwald Dr
1 review
Doctors
+61291302947
5 Glenayr Ave, North Bondi New South Wales 2026, Australia
MedClinic
1 review
Family Practice, Bulk Billing
+61292350099
92 Pitt St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Mosman Practice
3 reviews
Pathologists
+61299600634
393 Military Rd, Mosman New South Wales 2088, Australia
Holdsworth House Medical Practice
3 reviews
Medical Centers
+61293317228
Level 3, 26 College St, Sydney New South Wales 2010, Australia
Strathfield Plaza Family Medical Practice
2 reviews
Doctors
+61297469299
11 The Boulevarde, Shop 15, Strathfield New South Wales 2135, Australia




Electricians in Wollongong

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Electricians in Wollongong and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Or contact one of the Wollongong Electricians below

Everest Electrical
1 review
Electricians, Security Systems, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
+61410229139
81 McCarrs Creek Rd, Church Point New South Wales 2105, Australia

Hospitals in Wollongong

St Vincent’s Public Hospital
4 reviews
Hospitals
+61283821111
390 Victoria St, Darlinghurst New South Wales 2010, Australia
Royal North Shore Hospital & Community Health Services
2 reviews
Medical Centers
+61299267111
Pacific Hwy, Block 3, St Leonards New South Wales 2065, Australia
Children’s Hospital at Westmead
1 review
Medical Centers
+61298450000
212 Hawkesbury Rd, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead New South Wales 2145, Australia
Mater Hospital
2 reviews
Medical Centers
+61299007300
25 Rocklands Rd, North Sydney New South Wales 2060, Australia
Sydney Children’s Hospital
1 review
Medical Centers
+61293821111
High St, Locked Bag 5, Randwick New South Wales 2033, Australia

Mechanics in Wollongong

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Mechanics in Wollongong and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Pro Tech Auto Repairs
1 review
Auto Repair
+61242973123
40 Veronica St, Unit 1, Warilla New South Wales 2528, Australia
CPC Quality Smash Repairs
1 review
Auto Repair
+61242614151
38 Marshall St, Dapto New South Wales 2530, Australia




Newspapers in Wollongong

Sydney Sun
1 review
Mass Media
+61292473500
Ste 202 Level 2, 111 Harrington St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Quay Newsagency
2 reviews
Mass Media
+61292411027
Alfred St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Rooty Hill Newsagency
1 review
Newspapers & Magazines, Cards & Stationery
+61296258036
8 Rooty Hill Road S, Rooty Hill New South Wales 2766, Australia
Kinokuniya
43 reviews
Bookstores, Cards & Stationery, Newspapers & Magazines
+61292627996
Level 2, 500 George St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia

Pest Control in Wollongong

Sydneys Best Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control
+611800819189
Level 45, 680 George St, World Square, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Mr Pesty
1 review
Pest Control
+61415557777
Roselands New South Wales 2196, Australia
Pest Control Warriors
1 review
Pest Control
+61292774677
34 Kawana Pl, Erskine Park New South Wales 2759, Australia
Rentokil Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control
+611300307810
3-29 Birnie Avenue, Unit A1, Lidcombe New South Wales 2141, Australia
Falls Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control, Wildlife Control
+61415413229
Cranebrook New South Wales 2750, Australia

Plumbers in Wollongong

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Plumbers in Wollongong and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Hello Plumbing
2 reviews
Plumbing
+611300303055
Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
GAP Trade Services
1 review
Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC, Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61448243905
63A Barnstaple Rd, Russell Lea New South Wales 2046, Australia
SeaSouth Plumbing & Hot Water
1 review
Plumbing
+61419788885
4 Naranga Ave, Engadine New South Wales 2233, Australia
Pendle Hill Plumbing Service
1 review
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61411728434
3 Preston Rd, Old Toongabbie New South Wales 2146, Australia
Optimised Plumbing Services
1 review
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61411217174
Sydney New South Wales 2747, Australia

Real Estate Agents in Wollongong 

You can make contact with the leading Real Estate Company Physis Realty www.PhysisRealty.com

Or contact another local Real Estate Agent

Restaurants in Wollongong

Samaras
12 reviews
Middle Eastern
+61242296950
123 Corrimal St, Shop 3, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Mylan Restaurant
8 reviews
Seafood
+61242294588
193 Keira St, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Ciao Cucina
2 reviews
Italian
+61405541024
56 Crown St, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Living Room
2 reviews
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea
+44242442664
195 Keira St, Wollongong New South Wales 2505, Australia
North Wollongong Hotel
3 reviews
Pubs, Sports Bars, Bistros
+61242294177
3 Flinders Street, North Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia

Schools in Wollongong

Julian Ashton Art School
2 reviews
Art Schools
+61292411641
117 George St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Macquarie University
6 reviews
Colleges & Universities
+61298509929
Bldg E3A, Macquarie University, Balaclava Rd, Level 2, North Ryde New South Wales 2113, Australia
UTS Building 8 – Dr Chau Chak Wing Building
2 reviews
Colleges & Universities
14-28 Ultimo Rd, Ultimo New South Wales 2007, Australia
Waves Surf School
1 review
Surf Schools
+61293693010
133 Old South Head Rd, Bondi Junction New South Wales 2022, Australia
Broadway Bass & Guitar Lessons
1 review
Musical Instruments & Teachers, Language Schools
+61432714766
1077/185-211 Broadway, Ultimo New South Wales 2007, Australia

Solicitors in Wollongong

Christine Rogers Conveyancing
1 review
Lawyers
+61298685644
Ste 3, Epping New South Wales 2121, Australia
Heathfield Grosvenor
1 review
General Litigation, Divorce & Family Law, Employment Law
+61280057388
Level 21, 133 Castlereagh St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Holding Redlich
1 review
Lawyers
+61280830388
19 Martin Pl, Level 65, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Cleary Hoare Solicitors
1 review
Lawyers
+61292625550
16-20 Barrack St, Level 6, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Herd & Associates
1 review
Lawyers
+61293321055
233 Darlinghurst Rd, #1, Darlinghurst New South Wales 2010, Australia




Supermarkets in Wollongong 

ALDI
1 review
Grocery
+61132534
25 Stewart St, Wollongong New South Wales 2500, Australia
Thai Kee IGA Supermarket
4 reviews
International Grocery
+61292113150
Level 1, 9-13 Hay St, Haymarket New South Wales 2000, Australia
ALDI
1 review
Grocery
+61132534
Shop 24A, Dee Why New South Wales 2095, Australia
IGA
1 review
Grocery
+61244216900
Bomaderry Plaza, Bomaderry New South Wales 2541, Australia
Harris Farm Markets
10 reviews
Grocery
+6193943280
61-67 Hall St, Bondi Beach New South Wales 2026, Australia

Vets in Wollongong 

Alexandria Veterinary Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61296984120
138-142 Botany Rd, Shop 1, Alexandria New South Wales 2015, Australia
Bankstown Veterinary Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61297901101
14 Marshall St, Bankstown New South Wales 2200, Australia
Penrith Veterinary Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61247215494
22 Belmore St, Penrith New South Wales 2750, Australia
Macarthur Veterinary Group
1 review
Veterinarians
+61246271333
75 Jacaranda Ave, Bradbury New South Wales 2560, Australia
Princes Highway Veterinary Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61295882088
30 Princes Hwy, Kogarah New South Wales 2217, Australia