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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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There is less than ONE day to make your mark on Wollongong’s history as part of the ‘Take Wollongong to the World Competition’! Entries close 5pm tomorrow so make sure you get your designs in before this opportunity ‘cycles’ away forever! Competition Link: https://bit.ly/2LShuQj #visitwollongong run in conjunction with our friends at the Illawarra Mercury and Cycling Australia

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Wintery days like this are perfect for revisiting old times and memories. So why not go back in time to “Old Wollongong”. Rediscover Stockade Point (AKA Flagstaff Hill) along with its cannons and gain an understanding of what our first line defence against attacking forces was like long ago. If that doesn’t quench your thirst for History, pick up the Heritage Trail Flyer from our Visitor Information Centres or website https://bit.ly/1o2O9Qb, and uncover the History that’s right under your nose. #visitwollongong

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It's Giveaway Time! Winter is coming to the beach with an open-air genuine ice skating experience on the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach rooftop terrace this July. To celebrate we have a double pass to giveaway to the session of your choice. Simply LIKE and COMMENT below tagging who you would like to take with you. Winner will be drawn at 12pm tomorrow so make sure you check back to see if you have won. #visitwollongong

1 day ago

Hey LaMelo Ball, we know you have never heard of Wollongong but we can't wait for you to get to know us better while you are dominating with the Illawarra Hawks for the 19/20 NBL season. Here's a little sneak peek at what you can expect from us, we'd love to show you around! #visitwollongong Thanks to Relativity for pulling this video together!

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Dragons fans! We're giving away 2 x double passes to this Friday's game at WIN Stadium between our St George Illawarra Dragons and the Cowboys. To enter LIKE and COMMENT below for your chance to win! We will be drawing the winner tomorrow at 12pm. Good luck! #visitwollongong

6 days ago

Hello to the Weekend! Don't forget to get outside and enjoy the winter's sun this weekend just like courtystelt did here at North Wollongong Beach. #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

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

2 years ago