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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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If you’re in need of a winter getaway, Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park is the place to stay! Stay 3 and only pay for 2 in their accommodation or if you’re feeling like you need a longer stay, only pay for 3 and stay 5 nights! They also have great camping specials and hire out fire pits to get that ‘real’ camping experience. Listening to the sound of the waves crash on Seven Mile Beach while staying toasty and warm roasting marshmellows by the fire, there’s really no other place to be. Call 02 4234 1340 to snag a great winter deal! Available until 31st August 2019. #visitwollongong

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600 of the nation's top ballroom dancers will descend on Wollongong from 29-30 June for the Mercedes-Benz Wollongong Dancesport Championships for a weekend of graceful elegance and fierce competition. Full day tickets are available for both the Saturday and Sunday competitions as well as weekend passes. Get your tickets online here: http://bit.ly/31zlTLA For more information about the event check out: http://bit.ly/2RgEdEq Tag your dance partners below! 💃 #visitwollongong

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Are you a budding creative who would love the chance to have your work showcased on the international stage? There’s just two weeks left to enter the ‘Take Wollongong to the World’ Logo Design Competition for the UCI Road World Cycling Championships which are headed to Wollongong in 2022. Destination Wollongong has partnered with the Illawarra Mercury and Cycling Australia to offer more than $18,000 in prizes for individuals and schools who submit their logo design. For more information and to enter visit: http://bit.ly/2VPeO9L entries close on Friday 28th June at 5pm. Make sure you tag your friends below so they don’t miss out! #visitwollongong

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Looking for a winter escape? Well look no further than Wollongong. With the perks of the escarpment and ocean right at your fingertips there’s something for everyone to enjoy, plus choose from a selection of quality attractions, restaurants, cafes and bars – you won’t want to leave! We have some great specials available here https://bit.ly/2nWLCd5 including discounts on accommodation, attractions and tours! Image credit: Above Down Under #visitwollongong

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You might see them out making Ocean 6 the place to be in summer, or helping out within the community. Wherever they are, the friendly teams from Kennards Hire Unanderra, Oak Flats and Corrimal are here to make your job easy. From small DIY weekend projects to major community events, they’ve got your back with the right equipment and advice to help you get the job done. Visit kennards.com.au to find your closest branch. #visitwollongong

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Curious about yoga but you don't know where to start? Join Govinda Valley Retreat on the 21st of June for the Illawarra International Day of Yoga and indulge in exciting talks, inspiring workshops, nourishing food and a market filled with local eco products! They will be happy to have a chat with you regarding anything yoga, be it beginners classes, types of yoga suitable for you & more. Register now at: https://bit.ly/2WbD5Yl and go into the draw to win a health retreat at Govinda Valley. #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

4 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.

6 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

6 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.

6 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.

8 months ago

Radiance of the Seas Maiden Voyage 30th October 2016

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