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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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    17 hours ago

    Voyager of the Seas is 19 short days away! We will be capturing the best moments of the arrival day on our Facebook and Instagram pages here at Destination Wollongong. So why not get involved and post your favourite Wollongong images to WIN some awesome prizes! #cruisewollongong Image cred: Kramer Photography

    18 hours ago

    It's Giveaway Time! The Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd - Official will hit Wollongong for the first time together in February for an evening under the stars and we have a double pass to giveaway! Simply LIKE and COMMENT, tagging the person you would take with you for a chance to win. Winner will be announced tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if it's you! #visitwollongong Yours & Owls The Cat Empire, Xavier Rudd, Harts, Ocean Alley & Sahara Beck

    20 hours ago

    WHY NOT VOLUNTEER FOR OUR NEXT CRUISE VISITS? On Tuesday, December 27, Royal Caribbean’s spectacular cruise liner Voyager of the Seas will dock in Port Kembla for the first of its two summer visits this season. The ship, which is almost twice the size of Radiance of the Seas, will then return to the region on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Given the extraordinary success of the inaugural Wollongong Ambassador Program, Destination Wollongong and IRT will extend their partnership to encourage members of the community to get on board and cement the city’s reputation as the country’s friendliest cruising port of call. To more details and to register your interest in the Ambassador program, email cruise@wollongong.nsw.gov.au or phone 4228 0300. #visitwollongong

    3 days ago

    Where will you be on the 27th December? The largest cruise ship in Wollongong's history is docking in Port Kembla on Tuesday 27th December. Royal Caribbean International's "Voyager of the Seas" is just four short weeks away from arriving! To celebrate, we're asking all Wollongong-ians to share their favourite Wollongong tip, spot or thing to do in the region using #cruisewollongong and posting to our Facebook page. There are some awesome prizes up for grabs and the first prize is a voucher for the Northbeach Pavilion Pizza Restaurant, Bar & Kiosk. There will be a weekly winner whose photo will be shared between now and Voyager's arrival. So get posting and let's spread the word. This is the second cruise ship to visit our region and you don't want to miss the moment! #cruisewollongong

    1 week ago

    Breathtaking! On a day like today why not explore the regions coastline. It looks stunning from this angle thanks to Chilby Photography. #visitwollongong

    1 week ago

    Mini wave @ Wollongong Harbour as captured here by Emily Parisi Photography. Time to get down to the beach! #visitwollongong