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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.

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    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.

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    Southern Highlands

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Merimbula & Sapphire Coast

    The Sapphire Coast's unique coastline offers deserted beaches, tranquil rainforests, serene rivers, lakes, and picturesque mountain backdrops.

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    Wollongong delivers an exhilarating mix of metropolitan style, seaside living and small town charm just 1.5 hours south of Sydney.

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    Wollongong Forecast

    • Today

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    9 hours ago

    What a glorious day! Wollongong certainly turned it ALL on today for the arrival of the Norwegian Cruise Line - Norwegian Star and her 2,400 passengers. The city was alive with very happy passengers experiencing Wollongong in all its glory. Picture perfect! Image credit: Colin Douch

    10 hours ago

    And she has arrived! Norwegian Cruise Line - Norwegian Cruise Line - Norwegian Star and her 2,400 passengers are now docked at Port Kembla and about to embark on seeing the sites of the Gong! Image credit: City Diggers Wollongong

    19 hours ago

    Some of our fabulous IRT / Destination Wollongong Ambassador Program volunteers have spent the day in Sydney Harbour spreading the word about Wollongong to the passengers on the Norwegian Star. They were also joined by our Parliamentary Secretary Gareth Ward! Only one more sleep until she arrives....... #cruisewollongong

    1 day ago

    ONLY ONE MORE SLEEP TO GO! Norwegian Star and her 2,400 passengers will be visiting Wollongong tomorrow from 8am to 6pm. There will be over 700 passengers 'out and about' experiencing our fabulous attractions such as Symbio Wildlife Park, Nan Tien Temple, Glenbernie Orchard and Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures. There will also be several other passengers coming into the City of Wollongong via the Arts Precinct to a warm welcome from our Cruise Ambassadors who will then point them in the direction of Wollongong Central or one of our fabulous beaches right here in the City! #cruisewollongong

    57 minutes ago

    Elton John and his band will be performing in his only New South Wales show at WIN Stadium this September! Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Be the first to get your tickets by registering online here: http://bit.ly/2kTwOck In the meantime lock in your accommodation. Whether it's a hotel, self-contained apartment or tourist park we have something to suit your needs! But be quick! http://bit.ly/2m2PHPo or freecall 1800 240 737.

    2 days ago

    IN TWO DAYS WE WILL WELCOME A NEW SHIP TO WOLLONGONG... Norwegian Star and her 2,400 passengers will visit here on Thursday the 23rd February. She sure is a pretty looking ship! #cruisewollongong