The Northern Illawarra boasts an area diverse in natural wonder within proximity to major cities. The accessibility to the numerous beaches, walking tracks and lookouts make The Northern Illawarra a truly unique and inviting place to visit.

While appreciating the natural wonders on offer, also stop to enjoy the diverse businesses that dot along the entire coastal plains.

From shopping, to horse riding, fruit picking and Harley Davidson rides, there are an abundance of friendly local businesses to help you make the most of your time in the Northern Illawarra.

Visit ‘Destination Wollongong’ for more information about local attractions, what’s on and things to do.



Originally known as ‘North Bulli’, Austinmer is thought to have got its name from Henry..


It would be hard to find a prettier seaside town in the whole country than Bulli in the..


Home to one of the last beachfront camping sites in NSW, Coledale is popular year..


Helensburgh is the Northern most suburb that marks the Northern end of the Illawarra..


Descending into Otford Valley from either the town of Helensburgh, or the spectacular..

Stanwell Park

Stanwell Park is a picturesque coastal village on the Illawarra coastal strip. It lies north of..

Stanwell Tops

Overlooking the famous Sea Cliff Bridge and Stanwell Park Beach, Stanwell Tops has one..


The name Thirroul comes form either the Aboriginal word ‘Thurrural’ meaning ‘The Valley..


Affectionately referred to as ‘The Gong’ among locals, the Wollongong City area covers..