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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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2 days ago

Wollongong Wolves Football Club VS MARIYA TODAY - Saturday 19th January Come along and watch our national indigenous teams in action at 4.15pm Albert Butler Memorial Park, Kemblawarra FREE ADMISSION #visitwollongong

17 hours ago

Dino Petting Zoo at Science Space Wollongong Australia’s answer to the T-rex, Australovenator one of the largest carnivores found in the Australian fossil record will be taking up residence at Science Space Wollongong for Jurassic January. With dino petting zoo experiences twice daily from Jan 21st to 25th, this is a must for paleonlologists of all ages! BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE NOW – https://bit.ly/2VXpMqQ #visitwollongong

4 days ago

Attention to the parents looking for kids holiday activities!! Check out our school holiday event and attraction page for some inspiration, it has loads of activities including a variety of free and paid workshops (some dinosaur and dragon themed!), a circus, an outdoor cinema and loads more. Click here http://bit.ly/2QMhlL4 for more information. #visitwollongong

4 days ago

It's Giveaway Time! The Illawarra Folk Festival is on this weekend at Bulli Showground with a stellar line-up of international, national and local acts set to entertain music lovers of all ages. We have secured 2x Day Pass Doubles to giveaway. Simply LIKE and COMMENT below for your chance to win. Winners will be announced tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won. #visitwollongong

5 days ago

IT'S GIVEAWAY TIME! You could be Singin' in the Rain at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) on Thursday 24th Jan 7:30pm as we are giving away a double pass to the show. Simply LIKE and COMMENT below, tagging the person you would take with you for a chance to win. Winner will be announced tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won. #visitwollongong

7 days ago

The Inaugural Battle of the Countries Rugby League Championships will kick off this weekend (19-20 Jan) proudly presented by the Illawarra Titans Aboriginal Rugby League Football Club. Get down to Sid Parrish Park from 8:30am on Saturday to catch all the action. Entry for adults is $10, concessions $5 and kids under 16 FREE. Wollongong welcomes teams from across NSW and QLD and wishes everyone the best of luck across the weekend. #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.

1 month 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

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

3 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.

2 years ago