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    Click an area on the map for information about the region.


    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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    11 hours ago

    A beautiful Wollongong Harbour photo by Helena Lindas Lindgren to take us all into the weekend :-) #visitwollongong

    19 hours ago

    Do you love carnival rides, yummy food and fireworks? Head on down to the Bulli Show 2016 this Saturday and Sunday in conjunction with Foragers Market Bulli for a jam-packed weekend of family fun! Check out the fireworks from 7:30pm on Saturday night. bit.ly/1TBhprW #visitwollongong

    6 days ago

    It’s Giveaway Time! Don’t miss the St George-Illawarra Dragons take on the North Queensland Cowboys this Saturday at WIN Entertainment Centre. We have five double passes to giveaway! Simply LIKE and COMMENT, tagging the person you would like to take with you for your chance to win. Winners will be announced tomorrow at 3pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won. #visitwollongong

    1 week ago

    Who's been enjoying these epic sunsets lately? Melissa Findley Photography captured Wednesday night's fiery sunset from the little lighthouse on Wollongong Harbour. Mel, and four other leading travel Instagrammers, are exploring the Grand Pacific Drive this week. Follow their journey on Instagram by searching #grandpacificdrive. #visitwollongong

    1 week ago

    It’s Giveaway Time! Merrigong Theatre Co presents CounterMove, an exhilarating performance that will intrigue, move and entertain you. We have five double passes to giveaway for Friday 17th June at 8pm. Simply LIKE and COMMENT for your chance to win. Winners will be announced tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won! #visitwollongong

    1 week ago

    We're loving this drone shot of Flagstaff Hill! This is the perfect place to get an incredible 360-degree vantage point of Wollongong from the escarpment to the sea. #visitwollongong (Photo cred: ALJ Photography)