the surroundings

Explore the community

With the beautiful Illawarra escarpment in the west and world-famous beaches to your east, you’re spoilt for choice within the coastal city of Wollongong.

Our location

IRT Links Seaside is located right in the heart of the Wollongong CBD, there really isn’t anything you could need that’s more than a short walk away.

All major shops, amenities and facilities are within reach and you’ll have easy access to the best recreation and entertainment Wollongong can offer including the performing arts centre, entertainment centre and art gallery only a stone’s throw away.

Enjoy your day at one of the many nearby beaches, clubs or parks

  • Wollongong Golf Club: 800m / 10-minute walk
  • Wollongong Library: 1.3km / 3-minute drive
  • Illawarra Performing Arts Centre: 1.3km / 3-minute drive
  • Wollongong Art Gallery: 1.5km / 4-minute drive
  • Illawarra Leagues Club: 1.6km / 4-minute drive
  • Continental Pool: 2.3km / 4-minute drive
  • The Builders Club: 2.4km / 5-minute drive
  • Wollongong North Beach: 2.6km / 6-minute drive
  • Wollongong Harbour: 2.7km / 6-minute drive

Centrally located, you’re only a short drive to the town centre

  • ALDI Wollongong: 1.2km / 3-minute drive
  • Woolworths Wollongong:1.4km / 3-minute drive
  • Crown Street cafes and retail: 1.4km / 3-minute drive
  • Crown Street Mall: 2km / 5-minute drive

You will appreciate the convenience and care available only minutes from our community

  • Priceline Pharmacy: 1.9km / 5-minute drive
  • Wollongong Private Hospital: 3.0km / 8-minute drive
  • Wollongong Hospital: 3.6km / 7-minute drive

You're only stone’s throw away from bus routes direct to the surrounding suburbs

  • Bus stop: 110m / 1-minute walk (Services to Shelharbour & surrounds)
  • Coniston Station: 1.7km / 3-minute drive
  • Wollongong Station: 2.1km / 4-minute drive

Explore the area

Just a 90-minute drive from the city of Sydney, there’s plenty by the way of beaches and adventure to discover along the route.

Drive along the famous Sea Cliff Bridge, explore the Royal National Park or take in the spectacular views of the stunning coastline from the Bald hill Lookout. If the bustling city of Sydney isn’t your thing, the Southern Highlands town of Bowral is the perfect day trip adventure.

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IRT Links Seaside

1 Ross St, Wollongong

Crown Street Mall

The Builders Club

Wollongong Hospital

Location Benefits

We carefully select the location of our independent living communities to meet your needs.


Easy access to public transport


Extensive medical services


Join the local bowling club

Local golf club on your doorstep

Stunning ocean views

What happens if my needs change?

We’ll be there to support you during each step of your care journey. Importantly, we’ll make sure you and your family have choice and control over your care services and quality of life.