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Wollongong's hidden bars, quirky cafes & indie galleries

Whether you’re new to the Gong or have lived here all your life, you’ll be interested to hear that in the last 18 months over 20 new restaurants and bars have opened their doors in Wollongong!Taking a leaf out of Melbourne’s book, local Gongsters are embracing the hidden bars, quirky cafes and indie galleries popping up in Wollongong with open arms.Some of these you may already know and love, but some you may not have heard of before, so here is a quick list of some of our faves you can plan your weekend around!The Little Prince, Bar/ Cafe, Globe…

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Welcome to the new Wollongong website!

Making it easier for you to plan your next Wollongong visit + it's pretty!

Welcome to the NEW Wollongong website!We hope you enjoy using it to browse for things to do, places to stay and food to enjoy in the Gong.Aside from the improved design and navigation, our new website has some pretty nifty features to assist you in planning your next visit.The Trip PlannerThe Trip Planner can be accessed via the homepage. This function allows you to add different Wollongong activities, restaurants and accommodation options to a shortlist via the shortlist icon featured on all product listings making it easy for you to gather all of the places you want to visit.Once you have added everything…

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IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME!! WIN 2 TICKETS TO HEADLANDS’ KILIKANOON WINE DINNER How does a five course degustation menu with paired with Kilikanoon Wines sound? Join Headlands Hotel Austinmer Beach in their stunning Ocean View room for what will be a wonderful evening of indulgence at their Kilikanoon Wine Dinner on July 26th. To enter, simply like this post and tag the person you would take with you below! For further details or to purchase tickets visit: https://bit.ly/2IwSf3L. Winner will be drawn on Monday 22nd July at 12pm, so be sure to check back and see if you’ve won. #visitwollongong

3 days ago

The MS Gong Ride is back for 2019! Grab your bike and take on the MS Gong Ride and ride to fight MS on November 3, 2019. But you’ll have to cycle fast! The MS Gong Ride sold out last year and is already 80% FULL for 2019! Register here: http://bit.ly/2XHCP3z

5 days ago

Wollongong Serviced Apartments is a small 4 star property located within easy walking distance of Wollongong’s CBD, a variety of restaurants to suit all tastes, entertainment venues and magnificent South Coast beaches. SPECIAL OFFER FOR JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2019 INCLUSIVE:- One bedroom apartment for up to 2 guests – stay Friday and Saturday nights at $250.00 per night and choose to stay either Thursday or Sunday night for just $50 extra; Two bedroom apartment for up to 4 guests – stay Friday and Saturday nights at $350.00 per night and choose to stay either Thursday or Sunday night for just $60 extra; Both options offer midday check-in and check-out and include secure undercover parking for one vehicle per apartment. Offer subject to availability. Reservations must be made directly with property by calling (02) 4254 4254. #visitwollongong

6 days ago

Just arrived in Wollongong and need to exchange money? At Unimoni - Asia Pacific Wollongong central they buy/sell over 60+ Currencies at $0 fees or commission. Visit them at Wollongong Central, Shop N05K, Ground Level, 200 Crown St, Wollongong NSW 2500. For more details visit https://www.unimoni.com/aus or call (02) 4201 0528. #visitwollongong

5 days ago

Our mighty St George Illawarra Dragons are taking on the Canberra Raiders this Sunday at WIN Stadium! We’re giving away a FAMILY PASS* to witness this epic clash in what will be the Dragons final match in Wollongong for 2019. To enter, LIKE and COMMENT on this post for your chance to win this family pass. We will be drawing the winner on Friday 12 July at 12noon. Kicking off at 6pm, this blockbuster match is also supporting the I98FM Illawarra Convoy with $3 from every ticket going to the local charity. For more info or to buy tickets, head to: https://bit.ly/2JvLXip *Family Pass = 4 tickets

2 weeks ago

The School Holidays are officially here again, and there’s loads going on in Wollongong. The kids can join in on a rainforest adventure, space activities, workshops, beach side ice skating and more! Check out our School Holiday event page https://bit.ly/2JESTd4 and choose your next adventure! #visitwollongong

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Gumaraa Welcome to Cruise Ship Visitors 11th Feb 2019

What an incredible morning! Thank you Gumaraa for welcoming our cruise passengers to your Country. Amazing to watch so many generations share their stories with our visitors. #visitwollongong

5 months ago

Regional Conferencing in Wollongong

For more information regarding business events and how the Destination Wollongong team can assist you, contact Tracey Pascoe on 02 4264 1126.

7 months ago

What do you love about Wollongong?

We asked some of our wonderful partners and Wollongong locals what they love most about the region. Here's what they had to say. Tell us what you love best below! Video Credit: Kim Cleary - Producer Adrian Reinhardt - DOP

7 months ago

Film in Wollongong

Looking to film in the Illawarra, Destination Wollongong would love to hear from you. We can provide support for filming locations, local business contacts and accommodation options. Contact us on 4228 0300 today.

7 months ago

Wollongong - Your Events City!

CROWDSEEKER! Strap yourself in for our new major events sizzle reel. The B2B promotional video showcases the region’s natural assets and outlines the incentives and competitive advantages of hosting events in Wollongong. New footage of Elton John, the historic Wigan tour, Harley Days mountain biking and the Crafted beer and BBQ festival tell a story of where we’ve been and where we’re going. This is a valuable tool in a competitive market. Check it out here.

9 months ago

Radiance of the Seas Maiden Voyage 30th October 2016

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2 years ago