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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...
our locals!

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

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Top-down Tuesday over Wollongong 📸: @lateshift_ #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Golden hour over #Wollongong 😍Captured by @rizi_the_photographer #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Hello there Bulli! 👋 Pool or ocean, which one do you prefer? Image: @ethanbrookes._ #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18163359538188370 Taking a moment to appreciate this autumn sunset 🧡 The #Wollongong coastline is dotted with spectacular swim and surf beaches. Which one is your favourite? Image: @__laurasimmons

Taking a moment to appreciate this autumn sunset 🧡 The #Wollongong coastline is dotted with spectacular swim and surf beaches. Which one is your favourite? Image: @__laurasimmons ...

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Instagram post 17967326566385434 This Easter long weekend's forecast is for sunshine, scenic drives and of course chocolate! And don't forget to take the scenic route via the #GrandPacificDrive 🚙 Image: @emjeiiamira

This Easter long weekend's forecast is for sunshine, scenic drives and of course chocolate! And don't forget to take the scenic route via the #GrandPacificDrive 🚙 Image: @emjeiiamira ...

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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
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