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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!

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Be sure to tag your holiday snaps and showcase the beauty of Wollongong to all your friends and family!

Instagram post 17931087574872863 We can’t wait for the sun to come back out ☀️so we can get back to Port Paradise as @ko_imagery perfectly named it.

Where is your favourite beach along the Wollongong coastline? 🏖

📸: @ko_imagery

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#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw

We can’t wait for the sun to come back out ☀️so we can get back to Port Paradise as @ko_imagery perfectly named it.

Where is your favourite beach along the Wollongong coastline? 🏖

📸: @ko_imagery





#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw
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Instagram post 17855723681664303 An unexpected waterfall at the old train tunnels that are dotted around northern Wollongong 🛤🍃

The most popular old tunnels are found in #helensburgh, #otford and #stanwellpark.

📸: @nathanperrettaphotography

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#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw

An unexpected waterfall at the old train tunnels that are dotted around northern Wollongong 🛤🍃

The most popular old tunnels are found in #helensburgh, #otford and #stanwellpark.

📸: @nathanperrettaphotography





#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw
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Instagram post 17985973918436551 If your ideal day includes relaxation, ocean pools and endless water views then you must visit #Coalcliff ☀️

Don’t forget to add a walk over the #SeaCliffBridge, breakfast at the @theimperialatclifton & lunch at @headlandsaustinmerbeach to top it off. 

📸: @__bindi__ 

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#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw #coalcliffnsw

If your ideal day includes relaxation, ocean pools and endless water views then you must visit #Coalcliff ☀️

Don’t forget to add a walk over the #SeaCliffBridge, breakfast at the @theimperialatclifton & lunch at @headlandsaustinmerbeach to top it off.

📸: @__bindi__





#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw #coalcliffnsw
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Instagram post 18123577201248810 How amazing is the clear waters of Lake Illawarra underneath the Windang Bridge?! 💦💛

The Windang Bridge crosses Lake Illawarra to connect the Wollongong LGA’s with Shellharbour. 

📸: @chilby_photography 

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#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw #windangbridge

How amazing is the clear waters of Lake Illawarra underneath the Windang Bridge?! 💦💛

The Windang Bridge crosses Lake Illawarra to connect the Wollongong LGA’s with Shellharbour.

📸: @chilby_photography





#visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #feelnsw #windangbridge
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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

Reconciliation Action Plan
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Visitor Info Centre

Prefer to chat to a local face-to-face to find the best places to eat, play and stay in Wollongong? Then come and visit us at the Southern Gateway Visitor Information Centre!

Touring Around Wollongong & Surrounds

Once one of NSW’s best kept secrets, Wollongong has in recent years been “discovered” as a vibrant city “playground” filled with outdoor lifestyle, art, culture, sports and so much more.

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