Mt Keira Tourism, Australia

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Mount Keira /ˈkɪərə/ is a suburb and mountain in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. The suburb, a semi-rural township of Wollongong, located on the mountain's summit and southern flank, gets its name from the mountain, located on the Illawarra escarpment, is derived from an Aboriginal word, keira, meaning "large lagoon or high mountain." The aborigines called it Djera, meaning wild turkey. The first maps of the area called it Keera, later adding the i. The summit of Mount Keira has an elevation of 464 metres (1,522 ft) above sea level that is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northwest of the city of Wollongong. Its distinctive shape and proximity to Wollongong make it a major local landmark. It is noted for the views of the city from the popular summit lookout and its history of coal mining. It was formed as part of the Illawarra escarpment fold between 80 and 60 million years ago and the erosion by creeks that ensued.


This warm abode of Mt Keira is a delightful place to visit in Australia. After your splendid visit to Mt Keira, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Sydney. Sydney is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower, The Rocks. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Mt Keira.

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Facts and Stats for Mt Keira*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mt Keira

    Know the pollution level of Mt Keira before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.88 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 27.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Mt Keira: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mt Keira for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mt Keira.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.48 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.1 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.14 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.9 (Low)
    • Attacks 46.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.95 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.86 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.38 (Moderate)
  • Living in Mt Keira - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 53.95 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.3 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.47 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 55.67 (High)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.53 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mt Keira

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mt Keira

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.18 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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