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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! Your favourite pop-up festival is returning to the Arts Precinct this April and you could win a Wild Spiegeltent Wollongong Weekend including 2 nights’ accommodation at Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 April, and 2 x premium tickets to DELUXE DELUXE, and $80 voucher for The Social at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) Headlining Spiegeltent Wollongong is the saucy and seductive DELUXE DELUXE, from the award-winning creators of LIMBO and Blanc de Blanc, and featuring the gliteratti of international circus cabaret talent. For your chance to win, tag the adult you’d like to share a wild weekend in Wollongong with. Entries close Monday 1 April. Winners must be available weekend of 12 and 13 April 2019. Thanks to our friends at Merrigong Theatre Co, Adina Apartment Hotels and The Social #visitwollongong

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Have you ever wanted an up close and personal experience of what goes on at the Port Kembla Steelworks? Well look no further! Inside Industry offers guided tours of the Port Kembla Steelworks Friday and Saturday mornings from 9:30am where you can enjoy a personal sensory experience of the largest and most dynamic concentration of heavy industry in Australia with your own knowledgeable and experienced guide. Group tours are available by appointment – book yours now! https://bit.ly/2JpRSJf #visitwollongong

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Imogen loves cuddles! Why not visit Symbio Wildlife Park on the #grandpacificdrive this weekend and say 'hi' to Imogen and the rest of the other animals? #grandpacificdrive

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Darkness surrounds our Breakwater Lighthouse and this shot has captured its amazing reflection. Image credit: @iamtahirr from IG #visitwollongong

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Are you up for a Wollongong 5K Colour Frenzy Run? Grab your white outfit and your friends and head to Stuart Park on Sunday 31st March for the funnest run around. Register online here: http://bit.ly/2THmOcL #visitwollongong

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How cute is this Golden Brush Tailed Possum? Why not visit Symbio Wildlife Park this weekend and see these gorgeous animals and many more. #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

1 month 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.

3 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

3 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.

3 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.

5 months ago

Radiance of the Seas Maiden Voyage 30th October 2016

I created this video with the YouTube Slideshow Creator (http://www.youtube.com/upload)

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