Lake Illawarra

Shellharbour, New South Wales


About Lake Illawarra

Located on the South Coast of Wollongong and Illawarra in New South Wales, the suburb of Lake Illawarra is about 82 kilometres off of the capital city of Sydney. Some of the geographical features that surround Lake Illawarra are Bevans Island, Picnic Island and Boomerah Point, to name a few. Lake Illawarra has neighbouring tourist spots as well, including Illawarra Light Railway Museum, which exhibits light railway locomotives and rolling stock, and Gerringong Heritage Museum, which showcases static displays, photographs and models, and many more. The town of Lake Illawarra is primarily linked by two major transportation services: the Oak Flats train station and the Wollongong Airport. Tourists who wish to stay in town may choose from various hotels, like Shellharbour Resort & Conference Centre, Comfort Inn Fairways and Fairways House Wollongong.