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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 17930570155480606 We're just taking a moment to appreciate this magical shot over #FlagstaffHill by @molemedia 😍 #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

We're just taking a moment to appreciate this magical shot over #FlagstaffHill by @molemedia 😍 #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17944975870440501 Taking a moment to appreciate happy little Millie (the Wombat) on World Wildlife Day 😍 Visit @symbiowildlifepark for your daily dose of cuteness, you will not be disappointed! #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Taking a moment to appreciate happy little Millie (the Wombat) on World Wildlife Day 😍 Visit @symbiowildlifepark for your daily dose of cuteness, you will not be disappointed! #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17885088686019020 We’d have to agree @my_creative_eyes, it’s definitely one of the best spots to watch the sunset (or sunrise) along our coastline! #BaldHill is also popular for hanggliding and the first official stop along the #GrandPacificDrive 🚗 #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

We’d have to agree @my_creative_eyes, it’s definitely one of the best spots to watch the sunset (or sunrise) along our coastline! #BaldHill is also popular for hanggliding and the first official stop along the #GrandPacificDrive 🚗 #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17867750768309527 Diving into the weekend like... 😍 Discover Wollongong’s spectacular coastal rock pools this weekend for a refreshing dip! 📸: @she.who.explores #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Diving into the weekend like... 😍 Discover Wollongong’s spectacular coastal rock pools this weekend for a refreshing dip! 📸: @she.who.explores #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18139777765145377 You're looking at the spectacular #KellysFalls in Helensburgh. Not bad huh? 🌿💦 Take a dip at the bottom of the falls and enjoy some R&R as you listen to the soundtrack of nature. You're welcome! Image: @willpgunton Note: Be extremely careful when navigating near Waterfalls and do your research.

You're looking at the spectacular #KellysFalls in Helensburgh. Not bad huh? 🌿💦 Take a dip at the bottom of the falls and enjoy some R&R as you listen to the soundtrack of nature. You're welcome! Image: @willpgunton Note: Be extremely careful when navigating near Waterfalls and do your research. ...

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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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Our partners

Headlands Austinmer Beach Hotel
Located on the picturesque south coast just 20 minutes north of Wollongong and 60 minutes south of Sydney offering the perfect luxury beachside escape.
Headlands Austinmer Beach Hotel
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Jamberoo Action park
Looking for something fun and exciting to do with the kids? Just an hour south of Sydney, NSW’s largest family owned and operated water theme park features a host of world class rides and attractions. Open until 25th April 2021.
Jamberoo Action Park
Steelers Club Wollongong
Steelers Club
The Steelers Club is conveniently located in the heart of Wollongong. Whether watching your favourite sport on the massive big screens or having a great meal with friends – Steelers is the best destination for top class entertainment.
Steelers Leagues Club