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

    Shellharbour

    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

    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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    Shoalhaven

    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

    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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    1 day ago

    Happy Fan Photo Friday! The colours in the sky at sunset have been incredible lately, and Silvia Li Photography captures Lake Illawarra beautifully! Enjoy your weekend in the Gong! :)

    2 days ago

    GIVEAWAY TIME: How cute is this little guy?! You can see him, and many more awesome animals at Symbio Wildlife Park these school holidays and we’ve got TWO FAMILY PASSES to giveaway! Want one? Just comment and share for your chance to WIN. We will announce the winner midday tomorrow. In the meantime, head over to Symbio’s Facebook page and give them a ‘Like’!

    4 days ago

    We wonder what this guy is saying? This Saturday you can meet the bearded dragon and his pals at the Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures Animal Encounters session from 10am

    5 days ago

    Put your game faces on! The St George-Illawarra Dragons take to the field against the North QLD Cowboys at WIN Stadium this Saturday and we’ve got double passes to giveaway to FIVE lucky Dragons fans! Share and tag who you would take with you in the comment section for your chance to WIN and we will draw the winners midday tomorrow!

    1 week ago

    We love it when visitors tell us how much they love our city and its people. Check out this excerpt from a recent review from Steve who recently enjoyed a Wollongong weekend escape… “Hi you lucky Wollongongites. My wife and I recently made a long weekend visit and we had such a great, warm time and we are missing Wollongong whilst we wait for Canberra Winter to finish…We had a meal at harbour restaurants and the Thursday night food markets we a great surprise to be followed by the Friday craft/ food markets which was awesome…The people of the gong are country style people in a city. There were shows on we could have gone to…All in all it was so therapeutic that we want to come back asap.”

    1 week ago

    Know any little (or big) golfers that would like to watch the best junior golfers in NSW battle it out in the Jack Newton Junior Golf Subaru State Championships? They’ll be in town next week and it’s FREE to watch (June 29th to July 3rd).