Light Matters


Let's dive into the magical world of photography where light is the ultimate superstar, setting the stage for the breathtaking charm of your photos! Timing is not just important; it's the secret ingredient to achieving that wow factor in your pictures.

Here's a playful peek into the time-tastic guide for your afternoon photo session at some of my favorite picture-perfect spots. Get ready to embrace the magic of light and let's turn your session into a dazzling adventure!

Botanic Gardens


January:

5:00pm - 6:00pm Weekdays

5:45pm - 6:45pm Weekends

February:

5:00pm - 6:00pm Weekdays

5:45pm - 6:45pm Weekends

March:

5:00pm - 6:00pm Weekdays

5:45pm - 6:45pm Weekends

April: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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May: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

June: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

July: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

August: 3:15pm - 4:15pm

September: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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October: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

November:

5:00pm - 6:00pm Weekdays

5:45pm - 6:45pm Weekends

December:

5:00pm - 6:00pm Weekdays

5:45pm - 6:45pm Weekends


Daylight saving hours

7am to 6pm weekdays

7am to 6.45pm weekends and public holidays


Non-daylight saving hours

7am to 5pm daily

Port Kembla Beach


January: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

February: 6:45pm -7:45pm

March: 6:15pm - 7:15pm

April: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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May: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

June: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

July: 3:45pm - 4:45pm

August: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

September: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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October: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

November: 6:15pm - 7:15pm

December: 6:45pm - 7:45pm

Sandon Point


January: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

February: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

March: 5:15pm - 6:15pm

April: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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May: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

June: 3:15pm - 4:15pm

July: 3:15pm - 4:15pm

August: 3:45pm - 4:45pm

September: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Check daylight savings adjustments

October: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

November: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

December: 5:00pm - 6:00pm


This location does depend on tides and wind.


Rhododendron Garden


January: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

February: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

March: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

April: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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May: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

June: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

July: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

August: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

September: 2:45pm - 3:45pm

Check daylight savings adjustments

October: 3:15pm - 4:15pm

November: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

December: 4:00pm - 5:00pm


Opening Hours

Monday Closed

Tuesday 10 am-5 pm

Wednesday Closed

Thursday Closed

Friday Closed

Saturday 10 am–5 pm

Sunday 10 am–5 pm

Dog Friendly Locations


Part of Stanwell Park Beach

Sharkey's Beach Coledale

Little Austinmer

McCauley's Beach Thirroul

Part of Bellambi Beach

East Corrimal

Part of Fairy Meadow Beach

Part of Puckeys Estate Wollongong

Coniston, South Wollongong Beach

MM Beach, Port Kembla

Perkins Beach, Windang