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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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Parents Guide Illawarra
Wollongong's Family Friendly Dog Walks
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Best Bush Walks in Wollongong
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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 18005344198304302 Join the #wearewollongong fun this Easter with @picnicbythesea and create your own Easter Picnic at home. Hop on over to our Instagram story for your guide on making Easter at home that much more fun. Happy Easter!🐰

Join the #wearewollongong fun this Easter with @picnicbythesea and create your own Easter Picnic at home. Hop on over to our Instagram story for your guide on making Easter at home that much more fun. Happy Easter!🐰 ...

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Instagram post 17870733463668732 Always a favourite, #BaldHillLookout. Sending ❤️ from #Wollongong. Image: @chilby_photography #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Always a favourite, #BaldHillLookout. Sending ❤️ from #Wollongong. Image: @chilby_photography #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17916095578406229 We might be pressing pause on our normal routines, but that doesn’t mean our support for local businesses has to! 
Introducing, #wearewollongong. Over the next few weeks, we will be posting ideas to keep you entertained while at home, with content provided by your favourite local businesses! From recipes to kids craft activities, we’ve got you covered 😉 
Comment below with the type of content you’d love to see!

We might be pressing pause on our normal routines, but that doesn’t mean our support for local businesses has to!
Introducing, #wearewollongong. Over the next few weeks, we will be posting ideas to keep you entertained while at home, with content provided by your favourite local businesses! From recipes to kids craft activities, we’ve got you covered 😉
Comment below with the type of content you’d love to see!
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Instagram post 17877229561594818 Dream now. Travel later 🚙 This glorious shot was captured over #CorrimalBeach by @benmack_ #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong

Dream now. Travel later 🚙 This glorious shot was captured over #CorrimalBeach by @benmack_ #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong ...

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Instagram post 17903121526436070 Today’s daily dose of (future) travel inspiration brought to you by @jim.koukouras #seacliffbridge #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Today’s daily dose of (future) travel inspiration brought to you by @jim.koukouras #seacliffbridge #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18047991997229031 Did you know that #Wollongong is the only place on the east coast of @australia which has two lighthouses? Image: @mark_howardimages #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Did you know that #Wollongong is the only place on the east coast of @australia which has two lighthouses? Image: @mark_howardimages #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18029878342249973 Sharing a spectacular shot of the #SeaCliffBridge in all its glory 🙌🏽 Photo cred: @my_creative_eyes #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong

Sharing a spectacular shot of the #SeaCliffBridge in all its glory 🙌🏽 Photo cred: @my_creative_eyes #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong ...

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Instagram post 17868028012668366 Good morning from #Wollongong! We know it’s a difficult situation at the moment and travel plans will change in the foreseeable future. In the meantime we’ll continue to share images of our city in the hope that when all of this is over, our images might motivate you to visit this beautiful part of the world. Stay safe :) Photo cred: @rubyblake #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong

Good morning from #Wollongong! We know it’s a difficult situation at the moment and travel plans will change in the foreseeable future. In the meantime we’ll continue to share images of our city in the hope that when all of this is over, our images might motivate you to visit this beautiful part of the world. Stay safe :) Photo cred: @rubyblake #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong ...

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Instagram post 17915114245400175 What a coastline! We're loving this view over Wollongong's northern coastal villages, known for it's quaint towns, spectacular beaches and great coffee shops. Thanks for sharing @eye_over_sky #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

What a coastline! We're loving this view over Wollongong's northern coastal villages, known for it's quaint towns, spectacular beaches and great coffee shops. Thanks for sharing @eye_over_sky #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17844023300029402 We love a good forest walk, especially when it finishes with a spectacular lookout at the top! 😌 @happymeoutdoors snapped this shot along the #MtKeiraRingTrack and what a beauty it is. Note: Walk and lookout accessible via Mount Keira Rd #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

We love a good forest walk, especially when it finishes with a spectacular lookout at the top! 😌 @happymeoutdoors snapped this shot along the #MtKeiraRingTrack and what a beauty it is. Note: Walk and lookout accessible via Mount Keira Rd #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

Visitor Info Centres

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 one of our two Visitor Information Centres!

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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