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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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Instagram post 17936413136196657 What a great shot capturing the waves and the lighthouse 🌊

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What a great shot capturing the waves and the lighthouse 🌊

📸 @daniellehullsphotographer

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Instagram post 17924374460311490 Thirroul Beach Pavilion 🌊

It offers a beautiful beach front dining experience at the perfect spot. Not only that but the you can learn to surf right there with the Illawarra surf academy 🏄‍♀️🏄‍♂️🌊

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Thirroul Beach Pavilion 🌊

It offers a beautiful beach front dining experience at the perfect spot. Not only that but the you can learn to surf right there with the Illawarra surf academy 🏄‍♀️🏄‍♂️🌊

📸 @_b_u_z_z_e_r_

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Instagram post 17931743159481910 Who is still jumping in these rock pools? Towradgi is looking great 🤩

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Who is still jumping in these rock pools? Towradgi is looking great 🤩

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Instagram post 18029398498374681 Sandon Point Boatsheds ❤️ have you visited this hidden gem? 

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Sandon Point Boatsheds ❤️ have you visited this hidden gem?

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Instagram post 17923531886425073 Woonona from above 🤍 

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Woonona from above 🤍

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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 Information Centre

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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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Headlands Austimer Beach
Headlands Austinmer Beach
Offering the perfect beachside escape, Headlands has over 50-contained serviced apartments designed with laid back luxury in mind.
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Treetops Adventure Nowra
Treetops Adventure Nowra
Treetops Adventure Nowra is Australia’s First Cliff Edge adventure park along the banks of the Shoalhaven River, that will have you zipping through the air and scrambling along the rocks.
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Levendi Wollongong Harbour
Levendi Wollongong Harbour
Family owned and run, Levendi is located in the heart of Wollongong Harbour offering a vast array of menu items, specialising in their much loved Fish & Chips.
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