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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? 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 17862514710161056 Winter days like this ☀️

Click the link in our bio for your guide to a winter escape in Wollongong. 

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Winter days like this ☀️

Click the link in our bio for your guide to a winter escape in Wollongong.

📸 @doc_tv @kathilaschke

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Instagram post 18009561575265790 Get ready Wollongong 🚨 AUSX Supercross Championships Triple Crown is coming on Saturday 2nd November 🏍️

Catch some of Australia’s best riders, international supercross stars, pit party, meet and greets, plus @alexvolkanovski will be cheering them on💥

Tickets on sale now, be quick as they are selling fast! Find out more @aussupercross @win_stadium

Get ready Wollongong 🚨 AUSX Supercross Championships Triple Crown is coming on Saturday 2nd November 🏍️

Catch some of Australia’s best riders, international supercross stars, pit party, meet and greets, plus @alexvolkanovski will be cheering them on💥

Tickets on sale now, be quick as they are selling fast! Find out more @aussupercross @win_stadium
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Instagram post 18434321773019370 The perfect place to relax and unwind, our Breakwater Lighthouse 💭 

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The perfect place to relax and unwind, our Breakwater Lighthouse 💭

📸 @aussie_drone_down_under

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#pressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitwollongong #seeaustralia #seeaustralia #southcoastnsw #NSW #hiddengems #weekendgetaway #wollongongpressplay #southcoast #foodie #beaches
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Instagram post 18046755817746776 Our charming northern villages, above #austinmer a hidden gem 💙

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Our charming northern villages, above #austinmer a hidden gem 💙

📸 @ptzy_lens

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#pressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitwollongong #seeaustralia #seeaustralia #southcoastnsw #NSW #hiddengems #weekendgetaway #wollongongpressplay #southcoast #foodie #beaches
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Instagram post 18081439783475802 Start the day @northbeachkiosk, watch the sunrise, have a freshly brewed coffee and walk along the #bluemile ☕️🌅🌊

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Start the day @northbeachkiosk, watch the sunrise, have a freshly brewed coffee and walk along the #bluemile ☕️🌅🌊

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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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