Part of Wollongong in New South Wales, Port Kembla is a nice destination from which to visit during a cruise. It's located just 50 miles south of Sydney. It has an easygoing atmosphere, complete with beaches, bars, and beautiful sights! Whether you’re looking for a refreshing swim, a vigorous hike, or a family-friendly activity, you will certainly find what you’re looking for here! You will discover a few interesting museums, gardens, parks, beaches, and more! There are also tons of cafes and restaurants in the vicinity, serving up everything from local Australian cuisine to Thai to Italian and more!
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These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Port Kembla, along with a brief description:
♦ Breakwater Battery Museum
History buffs are certain to find appeal in Port Kembla’s Breakwater Battery Museum. During your visit to this museum, you can learn all about the military past of New South Wales, especially around the topic of World War 2. Among some of the artifacts you can check out at this museum include a submachine gun, war-related sketches done by a soldier, an air raid siren, remnants of a plane crash, and more. Plus, this museum is located within Port Kembla Heritage Park, which also features a self-guided Heritage Trail, where you can take in even more history!
♦ Wollongong Botanic Garden
One of the best ways to spend time outdoors in Port Kembla is to visit Wollongong Botanic Garden. Among some of the features you can admire in this gorgeous garden include roses, herbs, azaleas, succulents, rainforest plants, and more! There is also a creek featuring a wooden Japanese bridge and a beautiful fountain. You might also spot some ducks, geese, and seagulls hanging out around the water features found here. This is a wonderful family activity, as the grounds are very tranquil and can appeal to all ages!
♦ Science Space
Another incredible family-friendly activity in Port Kelmba is Science Space! This center welcomes guests of all ages who are interested in futuristic science and technology. Its main highlight is DIGISTAR 6, the most digitally advanced planetarium in the country! There are also a large number of interactive exhibits featuring topics such as dinosaurs, fossils, and other fascinating topics! The Liquid Nitrogen show and planetarium are also a popular smash hit among kids of all ages!
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