Lake Illawarra

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  • 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
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake, Picnic Spot, Nature

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.

  • Buses from Burelli station that take 20 minutes to reach Lake Illawarra.

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  • Lake Illawarra 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
  • Lake Illawarra Timing: 24-hrs
  • Lake Illawarra Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Lake Illawarra(preferred time): 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lake Illawarra: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 88.48% of people who visit Wollongong include Lake Illawarra in their plan

  • 40.85% of people start their Lake Illawarra visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Lake Illawarra

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Illawarra

People normally club together Mount Keira and The Australian Motorlife Museum while planning their visit to Lake Illawarra.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Beautiful estuary and lake, would recommend visit if you're around or passing. Heard it's a great place to fish too.

  • Lovely picnic areas !

  • Lovely views

  • 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.

  • Beautiful place with warm water. Wouldn't hesitate to take my little one over.

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