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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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WIN a 1 hour group Stand Up Paddle Boarding Shellharbour lesson for 8 people valued at $320 ($40pp). It's the perfect time of year for celebrating in the summer weather, down on the water. LIKE and COMMENT on this post for your chance to WIN. The winner will be announced at 12pm Monday 17th Dec so check back to see if you’ve won. Good Luck! #visitwollongong

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COMPETITION IS CLOSED AND WINNERS HAS BEEN NOTIFIED Alright love birds this #12daysofchristmas giveaway is for you! Sunset Cinema Wollongong is the perfect date night for you and your special someone. We have 2x VIP Lawn Lounge Experiences for two to giveaway. Simply check out the program here: http://bit.ly/2zt8XdI and LIKE and COMMENT below telling us which movie you would like to see. Winner will be announced tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won. *The Lawn Lounge Experience is the ultimate in Sunset Cinema viewing. Ticket includes reserved bean lounger in premium position, beverage of your choice and a box of popcorn. #visitwollongong

2 days ago

COMPETITION IS CLOSED AND WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED Looking for the perfect getaway? We’ve got just the place! Enjoy a three night getaway at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands in a one Bedroom Apartment with balcony and continental breakfast for two adults. Offering views to the escarpment or Wollongong skyline as you sit back and relax on the large balcony. Terms and Conditions apply. LIKE and COMMENT on this post for your chance to WIN. The winner will be announced at 12pm tomorrow so check back to see if you’ve won. #visitwollongong

3 days ago

Here are some lovely shots of the Visitor Services staff Steph & Sanna hard at work delivering our 2019 Wollongong Visitor guide! Have you seen it yet? Here is the online version http://bit.ly/2SqNwBi – you can pick up your very own copy from in one of our two visitor information centres located at the Southern Gateway Centre, Bulli Tops and 93 Crown Street, Wollongong. #visitwollongong

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COMPETITION IS CLOSED AND WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED Today our #12daysofchristmas GIVEAWAY is..... Enjoy a guided tour of the spectacular Port Kembla Steelworks, offering an up close and personal sensory experience of the largest and most dynamic concentration of heavy industry in Australia. Inside Industry are giving away 1 x Exclusive Private Group Tour (max 10 people). LIKE and COMMENT for your chance to WIN. The winner will be announced at 12pm tomorrow so check back to see if you’ve won. #visitwollongong

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COMPETITION NOW CLOSED AND WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED Escape, Sing and Drink at Breakout Bar & Escape Rooms! WIN the ultimate night out for your group at Breakout Bar and Escape Rooms with an escape room experience followed by an hour in a karaoke room. Travel to one of the five amazing destinations to complete your mission, then celebrate your return (successful or not) with a round of Prof.B's. Experiments before jumping into a karaoke room to sing the night away! Valued at $267! Simply LIKE and COMMENT on this post for your chance to WIN. The winner will be annouced at 3pm tomorrow so make sure you check back to see if you have won.. #visitwollongong

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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.

9 days 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

9 days 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.

10 days 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.

2 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

Grand Pacific Drive: One Drive. One Ocean. Endless Experiences.

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