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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.
10 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.
1 day 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
1 day 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.
2 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
1 day ago
Who wants to be in the stands as the Illawarra Hawks take on the SKYCITY Breakers NZ this Saturday night?
We have a family pass to giveaway, simply LIKE and COMMENT for your chance to win. Winner will be announced at 12pm tomorrow so make sure you check back to see if you have won!
PLUS! Head over to the Illawarra Hawks page and vote for your Player of the Game for a chance to win our awesome monthly prize from PaddleRock valued at up to $320.
6 days ago
SCIENCE SPACE LAUNCHED TODAY
Wollongong’s Science Centre and Planetarium has been given a facelift and a new name, following a significant investment into the latest and greatest in Planetarium technology.
Science Space Wollongong the home of Australia’s most digitally advanced Planetarium, officially launched today at UOW’s Innovation Campus.
Science Space is proud to bring over 100 interactive exhibits, science shows, workshops and Australia’s most advanced Planetarium to the Illawarra region. For more information visit - http://bit.ly/2Epo9sr