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Shellharbour is home to world class golf courses, a raft of excellent regional food and wine choices and an endless variety of accommodation options.
Kiama and its surrounds (Jamberoo, Gerringong and the Minnamurra) are home to luscious rolling hills, serene beaches and panoramic views. Explore world class attractions including Jamberoo Action Park, the Kiama Blowhole and the Illawarra Fly.
The Southern Highlands is a treasure trove of destinational attractions, like award winning restaurants and wineries, magnificent gardens, rare antiques, authentic heritage and amazing natural wonders.
Friendly people, a laid-back way of life, bountiful fresh produce and rich local culture combined with its many idyllic natural attractions make the Shoalhaven an irresistible holiday destination.
Batemans Bay & Eurobodalla
Discover 83 beaches, the islands, rivers and lakes, heritage towns, coastal villages and vast tracts of nature reserves, wilderness and wildlife that is Batemans Bay and Eurobodalla.
Merimbula & Sapphire Coast
The Sapphire Coast's unique coastline offers deserted beaches, tranquil rainforests, serene rivers, lakes, and picturesque mountain backdrops.
Wollongong delivers an exhilarating mix of metropolitan style, seaside living and small town charm just 1.5 hours south of Sydney.
3 hours ago
Wollongong is where the mountains meet the sea. This is one of Austinmer’s beaches from above, located in Wollongong's northern villages and along the Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and beyond, Austi is one of the region's most popular spots for a dip or coffee!
Image by Rizi Photography (@Rizwanmughal211)
1 day ago
It’s well into the school holidays – are the kids driving you up the wall yet?
Get them out of the house and out of your hair. The kids can literally climb the walls at Hangdog Climbing Gym, join a fishing workshop at Lake Illawarra or become a pirate for a day at the Wollongong Botanic Garden.
Check out our school holiday page for some inspiration.
17 hours ago
Deserve a night out?
Greater Union Wollongong is hosting an advance screening of 'I, Tonya' on Wednesday 24th January at 7pm
Get your tickets now at http://bit.ly/1lYXzrU.
3 days ago
The Illawarra Folk Festival returns to Bulli Showground this weekend with more than 100 acts playing across a wide variety of genres like reggae, country, swing, Celtic, African and gypsy.
There will be activities for the whole family with opportunities to join in workshops and sessions.
Tickets available at the door or book online to save time and money! Book here: http://bit.ly/2FDElIa
3 days ago
Summertime equals fun-time!
Come and take a dip in the ocean and feel the sand between your toes. We have 17 beaches to choose from – which one will it be?
While you decide, just enjoy this picture of Stanwell Park beach taken by Chilby Photography.
4 days ago
The candy coloured skies over Wollongong Botanic Garden are pretty spectacular! Experience the true beauty for yourself these summer holidays.
Image: @brikhead IG