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WELCOME TO WOLLONGONG

You’ll find us just 80km south of Sydney – with an escape-worthy collection of world-class beaches, playful adventures, eats, arts and iconic attractions. So, are you ready? Let’s GO!

This is your guide to the best whale watching in Wollongong. From spectacular lookouts, oceanfront venues and whale-watching cruises.

Looking to visit Wollongong this winter and school holidays? Find the best cosy stays, heart-warming dining options and fun activities to do. Plus find a few winter accommodation deals.

Things to do

Eat & Drink

Accommodation

Dharawal Country Experience

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Wollongong's Local Legends

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Instagram post 18002800250391381 We hope you’re as happy as this little guy when you visit one of our dog-friendly beaches 🐶🌈

Click the link in our bio to find all the pet-friendly beaches and parks in Wollongong 🐾

📸 @lipeiteoh

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We hope you’re as happy as this little guy when you visit one of our dog-friendly beaches 🐶🌈

Click the link in our bio to find all the pet-friendly beaches and parks in Wollongong 🐾

📸 @lipeiteoh

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Instagram post 17863374261127225 📍 Bulli Rock Pool

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📍 Bulli Rock Pool

📸 @thru_prataps_lens

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Instagram post 17967497063759427 Family owned @levendikiosk offers the tastiest fish & chips, plus a vast array of delicious menu items. A must try right in the heart of Wollongong Harbour ☀️🐟⛵️

Family owned @levendikiosk offers the tastiest fish & chips, plus a vast array of delicious menu items. A must try right in the heart of Wollongong Harbour ☀️🐟⛵️ ...

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Instagram post 18031223180482636 A must visit these school holidays is @symbiowildlifepark 🐨🦘🍃 an unforgettable day out with the cutest furry friends. 

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A must visit these school holidays is @symbiowildlifepark 🐨🦘🍃 an unforgettable day out with the cutest furry friends.

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#pressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitwollongong #seeaustralia #seeaustralia #southcoastnsw #NSW #hiddengems #weekendgetaway #wollongongpressplay #southcoast #foodie #beaches
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Instagram post 17865917388158334 The breakwater lighthouse dazzling in the sun rays ☀️ do you know how many lighthouses we have in Wollongong? 

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The breakwater lighthouse dazzling in the sun rays ☀️ do you know how many lighthouses we have in Wollongong?

📸 @thefamilyadventure_co

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#pressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitwollongong #seeaustralia #seeaustralia #southcoastnsw #NSW #hiddengems #weekendgetaway #wollongongpressplay #southcoast #foodie #beaches
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Dharawal Country

We would like to acknowledge Aboriginal people and their cultural and spiritual connection to this land. As you travel through the Illawarra immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Dharawal Country.

Image credit: Richard Campbell

Visitor Information Centre

Prefer to chat to a local face-to-face to find the best places to eat, play and stay in Wollongong? We have got you covered.

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