Best suburbs in Illawarra

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Ranked 1st best suburb in Illawarra

"Piece of Paradise"

- danep2
Very happy to call Mount Pleasant my home. It's a secluded gem close to the beach. Great neighborhood.
-34.3975467628967 150.870634642171


Ranked 2nd best suburb in Illawarra

"Family friendly suburb with everything you need close by"

- Neil Webster
Figtree is an awesome place to live. Within 5 minutes of the Wollongong CBD by car it sits on the fringe's of Wollongong itself. A family friendly and tree lined suburb - hence the name - it has many...
-34.4299995418183 150.849424863662


Ranked 3rd best suburb in Illawarra

"Great for families!"

- Marko Radojcic
The blow hole & light house is a must see! Amazing blue ocean (bring your jacket as it can get windy)
-34.6782673037949 150.847335640686
Ranked 4th best suburb in Illawarra


- dontk
-34.5727869 150.8068172


Ranked 5th best suburb in Illawarra

"Very convenient and friendly"

- Geoff Payne
Very convenient to shops, beaches, transport, Olympic heated swimming pool, regional library, 3 supermarkets, free car parking, freeway and trains.
-34.3722647960682 150.885832629089


Ranked 6th best suburb in Illawarra

"Worrigee - Rapidly Growing South Coast Suburb"

- BenWard
Worrigee - a rapidly growing suburb just South East of Nowra. If your in search of homes less then 10 years old, then Worrigee is a good starting point. The suburb consists of many estates such...
-34.9163283440975 150.634289078593
Ranked 7th best suburb in Illawarra

"It is a small community"

- markg21
It is a small community with a family-oriented living style. If you are not out for a major shopping experience, this is the best place to be. Everything is simple so it is a great place to relax.
-34.8480570961274 150.741687595321
Ranked 8th best suburb in Illawarra

"Forever a Village Vibe"

- jimg10
I grew up in Nowra and moved all through the Shoalhaven in my teens and early 20s (Lived in Greenwell Point, Vincentia, Huskisson, Culburra, Falls Creek, Shoalhaven Heads and Nowra the last 10 years)...
-34.9093516671345 150.729608938972


Ranked 9th best suburb in Illawarra

"Great little coastal town without the huge price tag"

- blahdeeblah
I have spent a good deal of time around the Shellharbour, Warilla and Warrawong area, Warilla is a little surprise packet with a surprisingly low price tag, though I expect this change in the near fut...
-34.55034945538 150.857205346946
Ranked 10th best suburb in Illawarra

"best place to live"

- Myopinion11
I lived in Strata ave Barrack heights for 2 years.I loved it.The neighbours where fantastic.When i went away they would watch my house for me and feed my animals.The street was lovely and quiet and th...
-34.5667998778506 150.854620804583


Ranked 11th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.7841575810208 150.719385177803


Ranked 12th best suburb in Illawarra


- davidh69
This place feels great with the community spirit that welcomes everyone. Old and new neighbours make one another feel at home with the family-orientedness. Schools and stores are aplenty so people of...
-34.4557851035134 150.839237123934


Ranked 13th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.331141007788 150.919089681527


Ranked 14th best suburb in Illawarra

"A great place for young families"

- sf28
Lack of places to eat out, limited childcare due to increased demand. Needs more shops and needs a pathway for prams on the main streets to walk about.
-34.1882722400653 150.981374092


Ranked 15th best suburb in Illawarra

"Good Place to Rent"

- rhys
Beautiful area in close proximity to beaches, parks, shopping centres, schools, pharmacy and the list goes on.
-34.580901530168 150.846844223571
Ranked 16th best suburb in Illawarra

"Quiet but close to everything..."

- capturelife
My family have lived in many places across NSW through my husband's work and have found North Nowra our favourite so far. The village has a very small shopping centre (supermarket, hairdresser, newsag...
-34.8500497769407 150.582438648241


Ranked 17th best suburb in Illawarra

"Holiday Suburb, Great to get away and relax."

- KimC
Near everything you could want for a quiet weekend or even a few weeks away. Set between the ocean with a quiet beach great to play a game of beach cricket, and the lake which you can take out boats,...
-35.1976025356311 150.556988279135
Sanctuary Point
Ranked 18th best suburb in Illawarra

"Friendly and beautiful"

- Jen Alder
We moved here about 3 months ago without knowing very much about the place. We have been warmly welcomed by a great community. We love the place - being 5-10 minutes from basin or Bay beaches is a...
-35.1035017081286 150.62621384868


Ranked 19th best suburb in Illawarra

"Awesome views and quiet"

- matilda33
Only lived here 7 years from Sydney and love it. Balgownie has a great small community with everything you need in the cute villiage of shops. Great views of the escarpment, quiet, low traffic and sup...
-34.389072427606 150.867564948088


Ranked 20th best suburb in Illawarra
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