Wattamolla Beach

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  • Address: Wattamolla Beach Road, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot

Wattamolla Beach - Review

The Wattamolla beach is situated two kilometres south of Marley and is backed by the narrow 500 m long Wattamolla Lagoon. This lagoon is fed by Wattamolla and Coole creeks and bordered by steep valley sides, with the lagoon breaking out across the southern corner of the beach. This beach is considered to be one of the best places in Australia to swim as it remains relatively quiet under normal low wave conditions. The lagoon looks stunning with its blue waters that remain quaint and offer a beautiful oceanic sight. There is also a picnic area that is annexed to this beach where you can have multiple options to entertain yourself and your kids.

Wattamolla Beach Information

  • Use the sun-glasses while going out in the sun.
  • Although the beach is relatively quiet however children should be watched both on the beach and in the lagoon as fatalities have occurred.
  • The inner rocks of lagoon are relatively safe; however like much of the National Park the outer rocks are high, exposed and dangerous.

How To reach Wattamolla Beach by Public Transport

  • Transdev NSW

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TripHobo Highlights for Wattamolla Beach

  • Wattamolla Beach Address: Wattamolla Beach Road, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
  • Wattamolla Beach Timing: 24-hrs
  • Wattamolla Beach Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Wattamolla Beach(preferred time): 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Wattamolla Beach: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Wattamolla Beach

  • 62.83% of people who visit Wollongong include Wattamolla Beach in their plan

  • 38.33% of people start their Wattamolla Beach visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Wattamolla Beach

Monday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wattamolla Beach

People normally club together Cronulla Beach Walk and Macquarie Rivulet while planning their visit to Wattamolla Beach.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Wattamolla Beach Trips

Wattamolla Beach, Wollongong Reviews

  • Nice place, but avoid being there during the peak season in Summer. The crowds and the kids playing make it look like an aquatic amusement park. If you manage to visit when it’s less crowded, you’ll love it

  • Great quiet beach with clear water and clean sand. You also jump of a cliff with a small running water stream on the side. Many people come in to jump off the cliff. Can have nice family picnic or a quick stop on a riding or driving day in and around Royal National Park.

  • Absolutely love this place. It's one the best locations in Sydney. One thing if you want parking you have to get there early.

  • National Parks have done great job with board walks along most the way to Little Marley beach.

  • What a spot! Hard to get to via public transport and parking is very limited so try and avoid busy days. There is a cracking beach and an inlet that’s great for kids. A decent sized jump-rock for the whippersnappers too. The only downside is that it’s a bit of a walk down there so quite a few lazy grubs leave their rubbish behind and there is a lot of litter at the end of the day. Try and take some with you to keep Australia beautiful. Even if it’s not yours.

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