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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

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    6 hours ago

    It’s the last day of Blender Festival! If you’re not enjoying the tunes and sunshine at Yours & Owls Festival, be sure to take a stroll around the city to check out Wonderwalls Festival! For the full calendar of today’s events go to http://bit.ly/1LMz91H #blenderfestival

    1 day ago

    What’s on your Blender agenda for today? Learn how to make a podcast or sign painting with Wild Rumpus, or bust out some moves at Yours & Owls Festival?! For the full calendar of today’s events go to http://bit.ly/1LMz91H #blenderfestival

    2 days ago

    It was an epic start to Blender Festival last night with more awesome events to come over the long weekend! Today the BoarderX continues in Crown Street Mall Wollongong until 2pm and Mindshift is on at The Regent Theatre until 5pm. Wonderwalls Festival are doing their thing around town and Yours & Owls kicks off this afternoon at 4pm. It's time to get Blending!

    2 days ago

    Feed your creative side this weekend at the annual Scarborough Art Show! There will be something for everyone to enjoy whilst overlooking the stunning northern Illawarra coastline. Image by local artist, A.W Fraggle. bit.ly/1WlUmEv

    3 days ago

    GIVEAWAY TIME! The weather is meant to be PERFECT this long weekend for the Yours & Owls Festival and good news, Sunday is open for ALL AGES to vibe to awesome bands like The Preatures and The Rubens, just to name a couple! Want to WIN a double pass? Just Share and Comment and we will announce the winners at midday tomorrow!

    3 days ago

    The Blender Festival kicks off this Thursday with a FREE Opening Night event in Globe Lane and Crown Street Mall. Picture a huge stage with live acts including the Farmer & The Owl Dj's and Jack Ladder & the Dreamlanders + digital projections and gaming + Wonderwalls Festival + Eat Street Market's. You coming? Full program: http://bit.ly/1VqkYlm