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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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Have you checked out the new look Blue Mile? You can pick it up from Stuart Park in the north and follow it along to Wollongong’s Flagstaff Hill - and true to its name, its 1 mile long! It’s a popular multi-purpose destination, whether you are looking to do a leisurely stroll, some fitness training, walk the dog or just want the ultimate food and coffee destination – it’s the perfect place! #visitwollongong Image: Chilby Photography

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ARJ BARKER – WE NEED TO TALK Destination Wollongong has secured a double pass to see Arj Barker's hilarious show ‘We Need to Talk’ at Wests Illawarra on Friday 19th October. Simply LIKE and COMMENT, tagging the person you would take with you to enter. Winners will be drawn on the 20th September at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won. To buy tickets to this amazing show visit https://bit.ly/2PdEF4S #visitwollongong

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It's giveaway time! Circus Oz: Model Citizens is heading to the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) from 28-29 September and we have two double passes to giveaway to the 7pm show on the 29th. To enter simply LIKE and COMMENT below, winners will be announced tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if you have won. The show will be a seamless blend of risk, beauty, humour and live music. For more information or to book your tickets head to: http://bit.ly/CircusOZMC #visitwollongong

2 days ago

ANNUAL MOTORING EXPO The 9th Annual Motoring Expo at The Australian Motorlife Museum will be held on Sunday 30th September from 9:30am. Featuring Display Model T Fords, Demonstrations, Double Decker Bus Rides and much much more! Visit https://bit.ly/2QqOCg3 for more information #visitwollongong

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Calling all film makers! Short film submissions are now open for the Coal Coast Film Festival's November Round. Finalists are selected every two months and the trailers are shown on the festival website. Finalists will then be showcased at the Inaugural Live Screening 8-9 March 2019 at Anita's Theatre. To submit your film or for more information visit: http://bit.ly/2NbDo12 Tag your film maker friends below, with such a beautiful and diverse region we are sure there are going to be some remarkable short films! #visitwollongong LundinStudio Photo Cred: Above Down Under

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Attention to all the dog lovers out there – this could be the most paw-fect event for you! Dog Day at North Wollongong Hotel this Saturday 15th is celebrating dog rescue with a whole bunch of tail wagging activities including rescue dog stalls, live music & entertainment and loads of special dog activities - you might just find you fur-ever friend! Here is some information on the dog friendly parks and beaches http://bit.ly/2x1NIh0 – so you can take them with you! What’s your favourite place to take your furr-baby? #visitwollongong

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Radiance of the Seas Maiden Voyage 30th October 2016

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

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Book your Ultimate Adventure Weekend!

Home to Skydiving, Harley riding, Porsche driving, Biplane tumbling, Hanggliding and more! Wollongong is the Ultimate NSW Adventure Destination. Book your adventure now!

3 years ago


Wollongong: Your events city!

3 years ago

Experience ON Crown

Your home for fashion, food and entertainment. Come and enjoy the fresh Wollongong City Centre experience ON Crown! www.wollongong.com

3 years ago

The Ultimate Wollongong Adventure Weekend

The Gong is the ultimate adventure destination! Check out all the activities this lucky foursome got to experience over a day and a half, plus some super cool small bars www.visitwollongong.com.au

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