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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!

Lockdown Restrictions in Wollongong

From Wednesday 14 July, until 11:59pm Friday 30 July, Greater Sydney including Wollongong are under stay-at-home orders as directed by the NSW Government. That means if you live outside Wollongong, you won’t be able to visit us for the time being, but we look forward to seeing you when travel can resume. For more information on restrictions and the latest COVID-19 information, please click the link below.

Unsure how to understand the recent support package announcements for individuals and businesses from the NSW Government? Our friends at KMPG have pulled together a summary of support packages at the link below.

Foodie Heaven in Wollongong

Here in Wollongong, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out options. With the current stay-at-home orders in place for Wollongong, hospitality businesses need your continued support. Many operators are still doing takeaway so click the below link to continue your Foodie Heaven adventure at home!

WOLLONGONG PLAYLISTS

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Tips from the locals

Discover the Wollongong story from those who know the most about our fantastic city...
our locals!

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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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#VISITWOLLONGONG

#WOLLONGONGPRESSPLAY

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

Instagram post 17911194871929787 A #Wollongong sunrise to brighten up your Monday newsfeed 😍

And one of Wollongong’s most popular spots to enjoy a run, walk or surf followed by a (takeaway) coffee to start your day. 

📸: @northbeachkiosk

A #Wollongong sunrise to brighten up your Monday newsfeed 😍

And one of Wollongong’s most popular spots to enjoy a run, walk or surf followed by a (takeaway) coffee to start your day.

📸: @northbeachkiosk
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Instagram post 18219919681072715 We had a couple of visitors to #Thirroul this week! 🙌

📸: @due.south.photography

We had a couple of visitors to #Thirroul this week! 🙌

📸: @due.south.photography
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Instagram post 18221693224076697 #Austinmer putting on a show 🙌

Add this to your @grandpacificdrive wish list for when we’re able to welcome visitors and travel again! 

📸: @johndean_

#Austinmer putting on a show 🙌

Add this to your @grandpacificdrive wish list for when we’re able to welcome visitors and travel again!

📸: @johndean_
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Winter mornings in #Wollongong 😍📸: @jessizzle__ ...

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Instagram post 17868218804526391 WIN Wollongong’s Ultimate Foodie Passport 🍽

What does this mean? Well, you and a friend will be able to-literally-eat and drink your way through Wollongong (when it is safe to do so, of course). 

ENTER #linkinbio.

📸: @leeandme

WIN Wollongong’s Ultimate Foodie Passport 🍽

What does this mean? Well, you and a friend will be able to-literally-eat and drink your way through Wollongong (when it is safe to do so, of course).

ENTER #linkinbio.

📸: @leeandme
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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
Ignite Medispa
Ignite Medispa
Offering high-end services in beauty and relaxation, medi-facials, cosmetic medicine, skin enhancement and much more. Book your appointment today.
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Palisade Kitchen & Bar
Palisade Kitchen & Bar
The Palisade Kitchen and Bar encapsulates the essence of the Illawarra. Alfresco dining on the outdoor terrace, or find a cooler spot inside with stunning views over North Wollongong Beach through floor to ceiling glass windows.
Palisade Kitchen & Bar