Wollongong, Australia travel tips

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Waking up and finding an enormous spider in your coffee mug is not uncommon in rural Australia.

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Ever wanted to go on an endless road trip? Well, the open nothingness of Australia was made for you then! Just rent a car in Wollongong and the endless roads await you!

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Flights to Australia range from expensive to crazy expensive. Still, that should not deter you! The closest airport to Wollongong is the Illawarra Regional Airport.

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If you are into sports you should not miss a game of the St. George Illawarra Dragons! Ideal program for the entire family.

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Chifley Wollongong is a four star hotel with all the benefits of such an establishment. Call or book online as they get full quite often.

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If you are looking for a mid-range hotel just look up Best Western City Sands, they offer great service for a bargain!

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Looking for a place to sleep? You can find cheap rooms at YHA Hostel.

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The Cockatoo Run is a vintage train that climbs through the Morton National Park.

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Feel like doing something extreme? Sky-diving is relatively easy to arrange in Wollongong!

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The Grand Pacific Drive to Wollongong is an amazing sight and a great drive!

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Never drink and drive, the Australian Police is very strict on the matter.

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Be sure to ask around at your hotel for the local clubs and bars. If they come up empty just ask about The Ivory.

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Caveau is a very hospitable restaurant with great parking and service. Definitely recommended!

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Feeling hungry? Ask around for Jasmine Rice as they have an amazing selection, good service and parking.

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Eating out in the Wollongong can be relatively cheap, compared to other English speaking countries. Still, if you are on a budget, look up Coconut Thai.

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If you ever need directions in Wollongong, just visit the local visitor's center and they will point you the right way.

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Always keep an eye on your belongings! Australia might be one of the most advanced countries, but things do get stolen once in a while!

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The city has oceanic climate, winters can get mildly cold.

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Asking for directions in such an enormous country like Australia is not uncommon. If you get lost just ask somebody!

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The tipping standard is generally 10% of the total bill and is sometimes included as a “service charge” on the bill. It's hard to miss!

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