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North Wollongong is the immediate northern coastal suburb of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. North Wollongong residents used to refer to the northern area of Wollongong as well as North Wollongong by locals, despite the official suburb not including the northern apartment areas of Wollongong and North Beach, known as North Wollongong. The suburb has a beach, North Wollongong Beach, or simply North Beach, with adjacent cafes and restaurants as well as the Novotel Northbeach Hotel. The suburb achieved tourist popularity in the 1920s, and many Norfolk Island Pines planted during that era still remain. A Bather's Pavilion was opened in 1936. North Beach remains a popular surfing and swimming destination with a year-round surf patrol. The North Wollongong beachfront is also the beginning of the Heartcare Foundation section of the Wollongong to Thirroul Bike Track which runs adjacent to the coast to Thirroul to the north. West of North Beach is a small strip of park along the cliff that runs between Cliff Road and the bike track. This is the location of Smiths Hill Fort with two remaining out of the three original cannons. It was completed in 1893 to fend off possible Russian attack. North Wollongong has a beachside recreation ground, Stuart Park, which also houses the headquarters of Skydive the Beach. North of the park is Puckeys Estate Reserve. Most of North Wollongong is commercial or residential with many of Wollongong's highrises situated there. The main commerce is along a strip on the Princes Highway near North Wollongong Station and the overpass as well as another strip on the north (western) side of the overpass including food stores. North Wollongong is the terminal of Mount Ousley Road, the main route to Sydney.

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North Wollongong in Australia awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in North Wollongong. When planning a trip to North Wollongong, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Sydney. Sydney is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower, The Rocks. To explore North Wollongong, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for North Wollongong*

  • Pollution Statistics in North Wollongong

    Know the pollution level of North Wollongong before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • North Wollongong: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.64 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.36 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.82 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.68 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.23 (Low)
    • Attacks 44.05 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 69.32 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.36 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.82 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in North Wollongong - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.08 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.3 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.46 (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 North Wollongong

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in North Wollongong

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.91 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.93 USD

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

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