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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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Looking for something to do this weekend? The AMCA Australia Antique Motorcycle Weekend is on this Saturday and Sunday (24 & 25 August) at Bulli Showgrounds! This annual event showcases a fascinating array for vintage motorcycles which are 35 years or older. For more information, please visit: https://bit.ly/2MooB2b

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Did you hear? HAIR is coming to Wollongong! From 25-29 September, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) will host this revolutionary rock musical featuring an all-star cast including Hugh Sheridan, Paulini & Prinnie Stevens! To purchase tickets to this Grammy Award-winning score, visit: http://bit.ly/HairIPAC

2 days ago

There's something peaceful about these crystal clear waters at Wollongong Harbour captured by Illawarra Photographer. #visitwollongong #wollongongphototaker

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Did you know that Wollongong is home to a bunch of dog friendly beaches and parks? That means you can bring your furr-friend with you for your next adventure to Wollongong! Pack yourself a picnic lunch and your dog’s favourite toy and explore the region. Check out the guide to dog friendly parks and beaches here https://bit.ly/2YMDKkC and choose the next place for yourself and your dog to run wild! #visitwollongong

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RETREAT GIVEAWAY! We are giving away a one night stay* for two people at Heart & Soul Retreats in Govinda Valley. Nestled into the mountains of the Royal National Park and bordered by a beautiful creek, the Heart & Soul Retreat Centre is built on 20 acres of gently rolling hills, gardens and bushland. All yoga classes, vegan food, workshops and kirtan included. To enter, simply LIKE and COMMENT below tagging the person you would like to escape with. Winner will be drawn tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won. #visitwollongong *Dates subject to availability at time of booking

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Show your support for our Wollongong Wolves Football Club as they take on Sydney FC this Wednesday 14 August at WIN Stadium in this epic clash. Tickets are on sale now: https://bit.ly/2TozQIr

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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

6 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.

8 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

8 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.

8 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.

10 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)

2 years ago