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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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Tips from the locals

Discover the Wollongong story from those who know the most about our fantastic city...
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Activities to put a spring in your step
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Wollongong Botanic Garden
Top 10 Illawarra Picnic Spots to Explore
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Family Friendly Bush Walks in Illawarra
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Sublime Point Walking Track, Bulli - Cass Pearce
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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 17964320401340818 Dinner is sorted at @thefraternityclub! Find out where YOU can Play It Forward in #Wollongong 👉 #linkinbio

Dinner is sorted at @thefraternityclub! Find out where YOU can Play It Forward in #Wollongong 👉 #linkinbio ...

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Instagram post 17943070762386982 Make the most of your next Wollongong adventure and support local businesses at the same time! Talk about a win-win 😉

Find out how YOU can Play It Forward at the #linkinbio

Make the most of your next Wollongong adventure and support local businesses at the same time! Talk about a win-win 😉

Find out how YOU can Play It Forward at the #linkinbio
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Instagram post 17903348776528268 Get ready to play because Wollongong’s open for business! 🏉

Simply spend $50 at one venue and receive a $20 voucher to redeem at the next participating venue. 

So what are you waiting for? 👉 Play It Forward! #linkinbio

Get ready to play because Wollongong’s open for business! 🏉

Simply spend $50 at one venue and receive a $20 voucher to redeem at the next participating venue.

So what are you waiting for? 👉 Play It Forward! #linkinbio
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Instagram post 17844838280371172 When your morning starts like this you know it's going to be a good one! 😍 We're loving this view from @novotelnthbeach over #NorthWollongongBeach. Image: @mybeautifulcanberra #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

When your morning starts like this you know it's going to be a good one! 😍 We're loving this view from @novotelnthbeach over #NorthWollongongBeach. Image: @mybeautifulcanberra #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18101774677168199 When you discover little gems like this! 🙌 With the weather warming up now's the perfect time to discover Wollongong's coastline from #StanwellPark in the north to #Windang in the south. Image: @amandaroundtheglobe #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

When you discover little gems like this! 🙌 With the weather warming up now's the perfect time to discover Wollongong's coastline from #StanwellPark in the north to #Windang in the south. Image: @amandaroundtheglobe #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17857908845168449 Road trip this weekend? 🚙 Discover the @grandpacificdrive! And don’t forget to stop at the #SeaCliffBridge for unsurpassed ocean views along the #Wollongong coastline. Image: @molemedia #visitwollongong #grandpacificdrive #wollongongpressplay

Road trip this weekend? 🚙 Discover the @grandpacificdrive! And don’t forget to stop at the #SeaCliffBridge for unsurpassed ocean views along the #Wollongong coastline. Image: @molemedia #visitwollongong #grandpacificdrive #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18145788271077040 We agree @bushwalkthegong! When your backyard looks and feels this good why go anywhere else 🙌 This walk forms part of the #MtKeiraRingTrack, a track of varied terrains and forests with a distance of 5.5km. Happy hiking! #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

We agree @bushwalkthegong! When your backyard looks and feels this good why go anywhere else 🙌 This walk forms part of the #MtKeiraRingTrack, a track of varied terrains and forests with a distance of 5.5km. Happy hiking! #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17901632482529249 Breakfast at @diggiescafe is sorted 😍 A brekky bowl filled to the brim with goodness. You’re welcome! #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Breakfast at @diggiescafe is sorted 😍 A brekky bowl filled to the brim with goodness. You’re welcome! #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18131779285097362 Spring has sprung and what better way to enjoy this warmer weather than a dip in one of nine rock pools along the #Wollongong coastline! 🙌Image: @_b_u_z_z_e_r_ #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Spring has sprung and what better way to enjoy this warmer weather than a dip in one of nine rock pools along the #Wollongong coastline! 🙌Image: @_b_u_z_z_e_r_ #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17875666354853513 We're loving these pastel hues captured over #Wollongong recently 🙌 Wollongong Harbour is an idyllic setting to start or end your day along our spectacular coastline. Image: @djm_images #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

We're loving these pastel hues captured over #Wollongong recently 🙌 Wollongong Harbour is an idyllic setting to start or end your day along our spectacular coastline. Image: @djm_images #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Dharawal Country

We would like to acknowledge Aboriginal people and their cultural and spiritual connection to this land. Their stories are written in the land and hold great significance to Aboriginal people from the mountains to the sea. As you travel through the Illawarra immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Dharawal Country.

Image credit: Richard Campbell

Destination Wollongong 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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