IRT Tarrawanna Gardens

the surroundings

Explore the community

With the stunning escarpment as a natural backdrop, and the town centre just a short stroll down the road you’ll love the quiet, leafy
suburb of Tarrawanna.

Landscaped gardens

Our location

Located in the quiet, relaxed suburb of Tarrawanna, you’re located just a short stroll down the road from all the essentials, such as cafes, restaurants, a brewery, local grocer and hair and beauty services. With a bus stop right out the front, you’ll also have easy access to the local townships of Corrimal and Balgownie, just a 5 minute drive away, with all the shopping, amenities, and recreational activities you’ll need. Wollongong Hospital is only 10 minutes away, and the local area offers a range of chemists, doctors surgeries and medical services.

When it comes to recreational and social activities, get in some exercise at Corrimal Pools, take a walk around the beautiful suburban streets of Tarrawanna, or head to the nearby Balgownie Hotel for a quiet drink and catch up with friends.

Landscaped gardens

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

  • Corrimal Library: 2.3km / 5-minute drive 
  • Corrimal Pool: 2.4km / 5-minute drive
  • The Fraternity Club: 2.9km / 7-minute drive
  • Corrimal Bowling Club: 3km / 5-minute drive
  • Corrimal Beach: 3.8km / 8-minute drive

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

  • Meadow St cafes and retail: 650m / 8-minute walk
  • Collegians Balgownie: 1.2km / 3-minute drive
  • Balgownie Hotel: 1.4km / 4-minute drive
  • Lederer Shopping Centre Corrimal: 2.3km / 5-minute drive
  • ALDI Corrimal: 2.4km / 4-minute drive
  • Coles Corrimal: 2.6km / 5-minute drive
  • Corrimal RSL Memorial Club: 3.1km / 7-minute drive

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

  • Wollongong Hospital: 6.8km / 10-minute drive
  • Wollongong Private Hospital: 7.1km / 11-minute drive

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

Bus stop: 1.6m / 4-minute walk

aerial view of Tarrawanna

Explore the area

There’s plenty of options for you when it comes to enjoying the local township and its surrounding suburbs. Short day trips are perfect for cruising along the Grand Pacific Drive, over 100km of scenic coastal road or if you prefer to adventure with your own two feet, take a stroll around a number of coastal and nature walks within the Illawarra region.

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IRT Tarrawanna Gardens

2 Foothills Rd, Tarrawanna

Bus stop

Corrimal Bowling Club

ALDI Corrimal

aerial view of Tarrawanna

Location Benefits

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


Easy access to public transport


Extensive medical services

Sporting and entertainment venues


Join the local bowling club

Close to retail and cafes

Open house registration

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