New South Wales’ third largest city, the wondrous city of Wollongong is the perfect weekend escape. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Wollongong is just a pleasant one hour’s drive south of Sydney. A lively, cosmopolitan city with superb beaches, lakes and nature reserves, Wollongong is full of excitement and adventure. Surfing, sailing, canoeing, hiking, fishing, and sky diving are great ways to immerse yourself in the region’s amazing surrounds. However, you don’t have to be a thrill seeker to enjoy the popular south coast city. Wollongong’s award winning local produce, enchanting Wildlife Gardens and picturesque Harbour are just as enticing.