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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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Mount Kembla is a historic mining community located just 10 minutes’ drive from Wollongong City. It has a rich mining history – it’s the perfect place to stop in and commemorate the past. Take yourself on a self-guided walk and visit the many historic sites along the memorial pathway. While you’re there check out the views from the summit lookout and you can even follow Tourist Drive 11 around to visit Mount Keira on your way back to Wollongong. #visitwollongong

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Novotel Wollongong Northbeach presents beach side ice skating…..with real ice! Lock in the July school holidays for some winter fun as you enjoy Wollongong's picturesque coastline as the backdrop. Keep an eye out on their social media channels in the coming months for more information. It's sure to be fun for the whole family! #VisitWollongong

3 days ago

LAST CHANCE TO GET YOUR TICKETS for an action-packed weekend in Wollongong! John Butler Trio and Bernard Fanning will be taking over Stuart Park for SummerSalt this Saturday night while the Nitro Circus Crew light up WIN Stadium. Get your SummerSalt Tickets Here: http://bit.ly/2Fpyrth Get your Nitor Circus Tickets Here: http://bit.ly/2FLMJZw Comment below telling us which show you are going to! #visitwollongong Yours & Owls

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Royal carribean Ship Explorer of the Seas is on her way into Wollongong with more than 4,200 passengers and 1,100 crew expected to enjoy our beautiful region today! This is the first time that Explorer of the Seas has visited Wollongong and our ambassador team is eagerly awaiting the passengers arrival in the Arts Precinct. Comment below with your suggestions for things to do around Wollongong today and share your pictures of Explorer with us. #visitwollongong IRT Group Westpac

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Spiegeltent Wollongong returns! Get set for a month-long party in the Arts Precinct. You can expect a sensational variety of acts - world class comedians, seriously fun family entertainment, killer music, cabaret and some of our very own Wollongong homegrown talent. Make the Arts Precinct your playground, everyone is welcome! The bars will be open and The Social will be serving delicious meals, sweet treats and coffee. This year enjoy free live music and food sampling from local food artisans from 5pm every Friday to Sunday. Grab your full program in the Illawarra Mercury today! Comment below to let us know what you are most looking forward to seeing! #visitwollongong Merrigong Theatre Co

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How's that for a coastline?! Wollongong is fortunate to have some of the best coastline and scenery in Visit NSW. With uncrowded beaches, escarpment hikes, lookouts and a coastal bike path, it's the perfect destination to enjoy the great outdoors. Photo by Rizi Photography (@Rizwanmughal211).

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Radiance of the Seas Maiden Voyage 30th October 2016

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1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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!

2 years ago


Wollongong: Your events city!

2 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

3 years ago