Lake Illawarra, WollongongCurrently Open
- Address: Located between the Illawarra escarpment and the Pacific Ocean on the NSW South Coast some 90 kilometres south of Sydney,New South Wales Australia, Wollongong
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Lake, Picnic Spot, Nature
About Lake Illawarra, Wollongong
Located between the Illawarra escarpment and the Pacific Ocean on the NSW South Coast, the Illawarra Lake is a popular spot for those looking for natural scenes as well as recreation. The Lake is approximately 9.5 kilometres long and 5.5 kilometres wide and is a popular spot for fishing, prawning, and all water sports. As you visit the surroundings of this lake you shall come across a boat and catamaran hire close by as well as several caravan parks. There is also a shared pathway where you can walk, run or bike. Reddall Reserve on the foreshore of Lake Illawarra is a popular spot for picnics with its children's playground, amenities and kiosk.
How To reach Lake Illawarra by Public Transport
- Buses from Burelli station that take 20 minutes to reach Lake Illawarra.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Lake Illawarra
95% of people who visit Wollongong include Lake Illawarra in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
35.94% of people start their Lake Illawarra visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Lake Illawarra
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Illawarra
Lake Illawarra, Wollongong Reviews
Beautiful place with warm water. Wouldn't hesitate to take my little one over.
Nice and quiet place to be. Feels like you are completely out of the crowd and inside a beautiful movie scene. Well facilitated place with restrooms and drinking water supply.
A quite & peaceful location, simply awesome, great family enviroment.
Because we caught 40 fish there all red snappers