• Novotel Wollongong Northbeach is located 1 hour drive from Sydney ,on the NSW South Coast
  • Adjacent to Stuart Park
  • Short stroll to local beaches, cafes, restaurants and Wollongong Light House

free shuttle informationTransport

  • Discount rates apply for on-site car parking for delegates attending the conference (subject to availability) at $7.50 per vehicle per day. Subject to availability
  • Alternate parking stations are also in close walking distance and within Stuart Park ( though these can be limited)

North Wollongong is the closest train station. Novotel Northbeach is a 12 minute walk from the train station.

  • Wollongong’s FREE Gong Shuttle bus makes it easy to get around Wollongong’s City Centre, University, TAFE and beaches. The service operates between 7:00am and 10:00pm from Monday to Friday.
  • Hours of operation on Weekdays are: 07:00 – 18:00 every 10 minutes, 18:00 – 22:00 every 20 minutes.
  • A map of the shuttle is available  at

Local Attractions and Activities

Destination Wollongong is the peak tourism organization for the Illawarra Region. Destination Wollongong has produced a 2019 visitors guide <hyperlink ‘visitors guide’ to> to help you plan your visit to the region.

The conference centre is located adjacent to large parks with good amenities as well as cycle ways and pathways making it the ideal location to host team building activities.

Top 5 Things to Do

The Grand Pacific Drive and Sea Cliff Bridge
Enjoy a drive along the stunning coastline as you pass through seaside villages which offer excellent dining and boutique shopping. If you’re feeling energetic, the bridge has a shared cycle/walkway.

Nan Tien Temple
Nan Tien Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere and is a peaceful and serene place where you can enjoy a delicious vegetarian meal.

The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk
The Illawarra Fly is nestled amongst temperate rainforest along the picturesque Illawarra escarpment and hosts Australia’s highest Zipline.

Kiama Blowhole
Visit the blowhole, stroll around the gorgeous, historic township, enjoy boutique shopping and dining. Drive home via Jamberoo to experience the picturesque coastal hinterland and farmland.

Flagstaff Hill and Wollongong Harbor
This is a great location to take in the sweeping views of the coastline and escarpment. There are many fantastic cafes and restaurants nearby to enjoy a meal or coffee.