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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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    Giveaway time! Do we have an movie buffs in the Gong? You’re going to LOVE this! The Traveling Film Festival is coming to Greater Union Wollongong next month, bringing with it a great variety of films to enjoy. We have two double passes to attend opening night up for grabs! Just Share and Tag who you would bring with you for your chance to WIN! We will announce the winner midday tomorrow.

    3 days ago

    With sunny skies predicted for most of the weekend, who is looking forward to a cruise along the Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and beyond? Image by Mark Allan Photography

    6 days ago

    With so many delicious options available, it's hard to decide what to pick at tonight's Eat Street Market! What is your favourite?

    6 days ago

    The view from Bald Hill is one of our favourites! What are some of your favourite views in the Gong? Beautiful image by Chilby PHOTOGRAPHY

    6 days ago

    Have you ever tried a Cruffin? Part croissant, part muffin and totally delicious, you can grab one from Three Chimneys! Tag someone you think would like the look of these!

    1 week ago

    Tomorrow's forecast: 18 and sunny! What's your favourite way to spend a sunny winters day in Wollongong? (Photo cred: Dee Kramer Photography)