Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond

Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond

Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond
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Grand Pacific Drive is a 140km coastal drive, starting just 45 minutes south of Sydney, NSW, Australia in the beautiful Royal National Park. Driving scenery includes, coastal rainforests to quaint villages and over the iconic Sea Cliff Bridge. The drive heads into Wollongong then through to Shellharbour, Kiama and the Shoalhaven. Experience ‘beyond’ into the scenic Southern Highlands, Batemans Bay, Canberra, the greater South Coast and onto Melbourne. Local Tips: - Driving through the Royal National Park is free. Fee of $12.00 applies if stopping to enjoy this picturesque playground. - Parking for the Sea Cliff Bridge can be found north of the Bridge at Leeder Park or Coalcliff Beach. - Free Parking at all beaches along the Grand Pacific Drive Wollongong offers free on-street parking on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. - Keep a look out for the many information centers along the Grand Pacific Drive. Public Transport: - Sea Cliff Bridge: Premier Bus # 2 from Coalcliff to Wollongong and return. Closet Train station is Coalcliff with an 800 walk to the start of the Sea Cliff Bridge on the Northern Side.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lizzy
Laughlin, NV10 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Solo
I took these photos after great difficult. There are very few parking spaces around the vantage point to see the bridge which looks nice only in documentaries.
Written 17 June 2022
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Damian W
Seaford, Australia41 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Couples
Amazing - definitely worth the drive!

We started properly in the National Park and it’s a beautiful start, then continued on for lunch at Wollongong and 👌👌
Written 29 May 2022
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143debram
Tweed Heads, Australia988 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Couples
This is a must do while in the southern suburbs of Sydney. Drive through the Royal National Park and stop at Bald Hill Lookout for a spectacular view of the new road out over the ocean.
Written 11 March 2022
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pregener
Melbourne, Australia46 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Couples
Drove from Newcastle (on our way to Canberra) specifically to see the Bridge, what a lovely drive would love to live closer so I could do it more often.
Written 12 April 2021
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Africa Tourist
Sydney, Australia9,347 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Friends
We live in Wollongong and drove parts of it with an international visitor. Going south to Port Kembla to Hill 60 then through Albion Park to Bowral. Next day to Stanwell Top to see the hang gliders and then stopping to walk Seacliff Bridge and passing all the villages back to Wollongong. Scenic and coastal.
Written 14 February 2021
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sametahir
Australia90 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
Hi I’ll strongly recommend the Grand Pacific drive. Sydney to Wollongong. It’s amazing if you have time go through National park and start from bald lookout to all the Wollongong. On the Dont forget to stop at cliff bridge, parks and the beaches along the coast.
Written 24 January 2021
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Bronwyn K
Sydney, Australia54 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Amazing ocean view and nice walk. Its very windy and cool so make sure you bring a jacket or jumper when you are doing walk.
Written 20 January 2021
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josephnaidu
Marsden Park, Australia2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
the way the road was design and we went for a long drive through grand pacific drive and did the whole circle and visited the local caravan site as well
Written 12 January 2021
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DominikJ78
Sydney, Australia466 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Great drive from Thirroul to Stanwell Park. Recommended when driving between South Coast beaches. A lot of lookouts but the best spot is sea cliff bridge. I recommend stopping nearby and going for a walk. Great views and photo opportunities.
Written 2 January 2021
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644kls
Sydney, Australia65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
I felt like it was living a car advertisement. Just gorgeous and worth the drive. I can’t believe I have lived in Sydney for so long and hadn’t seen this amazing piece of coastline.
Written 3 October 2020
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