About the Area

When it comes to location, look no further than Mantra Wollongong. Located just 5 minutes’ drive from the beach, you’ll be well placed to enjoy the best that ‘The Gong’ has to offer. If you’re looking for a little exercise or to get some fresh air, it’s only 30 minutes’ walk to the beach from the hotel.

There are lots of action-packed activities to enjoy including surfing and swimming to sailing, sky diving, hang gliding from Bald Hill, paragliding, cycling and abseiling – there’s plenty to do in Wollongong for those who like a little adventure.

If you’re looking for more of a laid back holiday, visit the Illawarra Brewing Company and sample the custom brews and sample a cheese plater, or you can choose to stay for lunch and experience the local cuisine. Jamberoo Action Park provides entertainment for the whole family, with a wave pool, speed slides, and mini-golf.

Nature enthusiasts will love the walk around the Illawarra Escarpment, which offers breathtaking views over the hinterland, or stroll along Wollongong’s Blue Mile which boarders the foreshore where you can stop at a café to enjoy a coffee or have breakfast along the way. The Royal National Park provides another set of walking tracks, and presents views over the ocean and surrounding hinterland.

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Explore Wollongong

You’ll find Mantra Wollongong situated in the heart of Wollongong.

You’re close to everything Wollongong has to offer including the city centre, shopping malls and many local attractions like the Botanical Gardens and Jamberoo Action Park. Take in the views from your balcony and if you’re here on business then our conferencing and meeting facilities are of a very high standard with the latest in facilities and technology in a light and airy setting.

Take advantage of our secure undercover parking ($10 per day subject to availability). Mantra Wollongong is located close to public transport, sporting and entertainment venues and fabulous beaches. It’s the place to feel at home when you’re away from home.

Things to Do in Wollongong:

  • Sea Cliff Bridge
  • Nan Tien Temple
  • Over 15 stunning beaches in the region
  • Jamberoo Action Park
  • Symbio Wildlife Park
  • Lake Illawarra
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden
  • Illawara Fly Treetop Adventures
  • Explore the Wollongong restaurant scene
  • Bald Hill
  • Wollongong Science Centre
  • Minnamurra Rainforest
  • Trainworks- Australia’s top Railway Museum
  • Wollongong Lighthouse
  • Helensburgh Tunnel
  • Kiama Blowholes
  • Markets
  • Australian Motorlife Museum