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The family that travels the Grand Pacific Drive together stays together and plays together! Apart from the beaches, the scenery and other natural attractions, there are dozens of stops along the way that mean fun for every age, no matter what your family is interested in. This includes discovering the fun and fascinating animals of land and sea, the great attractions of our forests and national parks and the many active experiences that simply exhilarate.

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Symbio Wildlife ParkEducation for KidsClimb & Jump- Hangdog & HangtimeSegway Tours South CoastJamberoo Action ParkThe Illawarra Fly Treetop AdventuresLearn to Surf or Stand-Up PaddleboardJervis Bay Wild

Wollongong

Symbio Wildlife Park

See Australia's and the world's favourite wildlife from the cutest koala to the crankiest crocodile in a natural setting where you can get up really close. Symbio Wildlife Parkis a unique wildlife experience where animals are displayed in natural surrounds - from big cats to crocodiles to cute meerkats. You'll find all Australia's favourite animals and birds along with creatures from every continent. 

Symbio Zoo offers a range of special Behind the Scenes experiences with a focus on different wildlife. The Australian experience is particularly popular.


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Wollongong

Education for Kids

At the Science Centre and Planetariumexperience over 100 hands-on exhibits which demonstrate science and technology in action along with dinosaurs, fossils, motors and electricity. Explore stars and constellations in the largest planetarium in NSW.

The Early Start Discovery Spaceis the most innovative centre of wonders for 0-12s, an exhilarating hands-on destination for activities that inspire imagination and ignite a love of learning. All experiences are designed for children and adults to play together. Both attractions are located at our beautiful university; the Science Centre at the Innovation Campus.


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Wollongong

Climb & Jump- Hangdog & Hangtime

Go up the walls tall or small at Hangdog Climbing Gym amazing climbing gym or bounce into Hangtime Trampoline Park.

Hangdog has over 140 different climbs on 40 ropes and over 1000 square metres of climbing wall. The gym features include indoor caving. Hangdog also provides regular outdoor climbing days to Nowra and abseiling off Mt Keira.

Hangtime provides jumping for all ages from 2 with slides, platforms and different sized tramps and foampit and rebounding wall for fitness and fun. Dodgeball is also played through the day.


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Shoalhaven

Segway Tours South Coast

A Segway is quite easy to use, you'll get the hang of it in no time. 

Segway Tours South Coastare available at Killalea State Park in Shellharbour or Coolangatta Estate in the Shoalhaven, both are located along the Grand Pacific Drive. You can zip along paths, past beaches and vineyards, twist and turn through tracks and cover so much ground without your feet even touching the ground. The operators can show you a number of courses they travel regularly, or put together something especially for you. Segway travel is great alone, better for two and often a real riot in a group.


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Kiama

Jamberoo Action Park

How much fun do you want to have? 

Jamberoo Action Parkis the place for the greatest thrill rides in the world. The Funnel Web is the world's longest and biggest, most exhilarating water thrill ride of its kind. Clover leaf rafts loop and twist down the hill before dropping into the huge funnel and shooting out into the splash pool. And then there's the Taipan, Billabong Beach, Rapid River, Outback Bay, Surf Hill, Mountain Toboggans, The Rock and more. Every member of the family will love Jamberoo, it has everything for a memorable and refreshing day out.


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Kiama

The Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

The Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventurestakes you over the rainforest, 50m from the forest floor. More than 700 metres above sea level, there are stunning views of the rainforest, the beautiful surrounding countryside and the magnificent Pacific Ocean. Enjoy a guided tour at 11am daily and the 'meet the ranger' session at 2pm at no extra cost. 

The Zipline Tour is officially the highest in Australia 35 metres above the forest floor! You'll fly on a series of cable spans and suspension bridges through the treetops, giving amazing insights into the rich forest and the territory beyond. 


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Shellharbour

Learn to Surf or Stand-Up Paddleboard

We've got some of the best beaches and there are many places you can learn to surf in classes for every age and ability. They're held at Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Seven Mile Beach, Shoalhaven Heads, Mollymook, Culburra, Ulladulla, Batemans Bay, Narooma and many other locations. 

Stand up paddleboarding is something everyone can try easily and economically in numerous places along the Grand Pacific Drive. It's a great way to enjoy the waterways we have so many of, from the serenity of our lagoons, lakes and rivers to the more challenging open water. 

As you're on top of the water you get a view into the crystal depths where you'll find fascinating sea life looking back at you. Three beautiful places to stand around on the water - Wollongong's peaceful and scenic harbour and the crystal waters of Jervis Bay at Huskisson and Bonnie Vale near Bundeena in the Royal National Park.

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Shoalhaven

Jervis Bay Wild

Located in the beautiful Shoalhaven region, Jervis Bay is renowned for its beauty and wildlife, such as dolphins, seals, sea birds, fairy penguins and migrating whales. 

It's also famous for its diving and exceptionally clear water. Jervis Bay Wildis the way to access all this with experts. They operate year-round dolphin tours, whale watching (May to mid-Nov), Summer Eco-Tours, Seal Colony Tours, Boom Netting, Twilight Tours, Kayak Tours and many more. Private tours can be arranged for groups.


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