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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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Early Bird Cabin Deal - Stay 4, Pay 3 at Discovery Parks Gerroa Get in early and save on your next holiday park adventure. Stay 4 nights and only pay for 3 when you book 31 days or more in advance using the promo code EBCABIN. Valid until 25th December 2019. Terms and conditions apply. For bookings and more information, please click here https://bit.ly/2CEsr0M. #visitwollongong

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BIG NEWS! UOW Early Start Discovery Space is now a registered Creative Kids provider, which means you can use your $100 voucher towards a Discovery Space annual membership and selected workshops! Learn more here bit.ly/EarlyStartCreative Using your $100 voucher towards a 12-month ‘Discover for 2’ membership (1 Child + 1 Adult) brings the price down to $0! #visitwollongong

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The NSW Touch Football Junior State Cup Finals are heading to Wollongong this weekend for a blockbuster finale. More than 2,800 competitors from the top teams across the state will take to the field for the chance to be crowned State Champions. Games commence from 9:00am on Saturday through until Sunday afternoon at Thomas Dalton Park and North Dalton Park. #visitwollongong Wollongong Touch Assoc - Home of the Devils

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Are you looking for a way to keep the kids entertained these holidays? Visit Trees Adventure, Nowra Park, NSW and let them spend 2.5-hours soaring in the treetops and scrambling across the cliff-edge along the of the Shoalhaven River! The colour-coded obstacle courses have something for everyone aged 4-75yrs+, from 2m low easy courses up to 25m high adrenaline pumping ones! From $25. Bookings are essential - book here https://bit.ly/2nWLCd5. #visitwollongong

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Looking for something fun to do with the kids tomorrow to celebrate Easter? Head down to the Wollongong Botanic Garden 9am-12pm Saturday 20th April for an Easter Family Fun Day. There will be garden activities, live performances plus a BBQ hosted by @Rotary Club of Wollongong For more information visit: http://bit.ly/2DffH0z #visitwollongong

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IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME! School holidays are here, and you could win a family pass to Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus, playing Spiegeltent Wollongong from 17 – 28 April. For your chance to win a family pass (4 people) to see the show on Saturday 27 April at 10am, comment below, tagging a family member you would love to share the experience with. Winner will be drawn at 12pm on tuesday 23rd April so make sure you check back to see if you have won. This brilliant show from world-renowed Circa Contemporary Circus is fun for all ages. It’s also the perfect opportunity for children to share in the magical atmosphere of the Spiegeltent! Thanks to our friends at Merrigong Theatre Co and Spiegeltent Wollongong #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

2 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.

4 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

4 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.

4 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.

6 months ago

Radiance of the Seas Maiden Voyage 30th October 2016

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