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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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Family Friendly Bush Walks in Illawarra
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Sublime Point Walking Track, Bulli - Cass Pearce
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Wollongong's Family Friendly Dog Walks
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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 17885673292569290 Birds-eye view over #ColedaleBeach 🙌🏾 Located along Wollongong's northern coastline, #Coledale is home to a beachside campsite offering unsurpassed views of the ocean and #IllawarraEscarpment-what's not to love? Image: @_b_u_z_z_e_r_ #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Birds-eye view over #ColedaleBeach 🙌🏾 Located along Wollongong's northern coastline, #Coledale is home to a beachside campsite offering unsurpassed views of the ocean and #IllawarraEscarpment-what's not to love? Image: @_b_u_z_z_e_r_ #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17846851325129547 Take your taste buds for a drive and experience Wollongong's foodie haven. Find out which operating venues have the locals buzzing #linkinbio #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong

Take your taste buds for a drive and experience Wollongong's foodie haven. Find out which operating venues have the locals buzzing #linkinbio #wollongongpressplay #visitwollongong ...

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Instagram post 17850596069083922 Going bush! The #IllawarraEscarpment forms the most picturesque backdrop to #Wollongong, it's a source of cultural and spiritual connection to land for local Aboriginal people. It includes famous #MtKeira and walking tracks such as #SublimePoint in Wollongong's northern villages-each offering panoramic coastal views over beautiful Dharawal Country. Image: @oz_bush_and_4x4

Going bush! The #IllawarraEscarpment forms the most picturesque backdrop to #Wollongong, it's a source of cultural and spiritual connection to land for local Aboriginal people. It includes famous #MtKeira and walking tracks such as #SublimePoint in Wollongong's northern villages-each offering panoramic coastal views over beautiful Dharawal Country. Image: @oz_bush_and_4x4 ...

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Instagram post 17878074808648957 In acknowledging and celebrating National Reconciliation Week 2020, Destination Wollongong pays respect to the First Nations People and Traditional Custodians under this years theme 'In This Together' #NRW2020 #InThisTogether2020 #linkinbio

In acknowledging and celebrating National Reconciliation Week 2020, Destination Wollongong pays respect to the First Nations People and Traditional Custodians under this years theme 'In This Together' #NRW2020 #InThisTogether2020 #linkinbio ...

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Instagram post 17949363229339423 Dreaming of our spectacular coastline and when you'll be able to explore it again soon? In the meantime here is a serene shot of our northern coastline and #CoalcliffPool for you to enjoy. We can’t wait to see you! Image: @deanmaguire.au  #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

Dreaming of our spectacular coastline and when you'll be able to explore it again soon? In the meantime here is a serene shot of our northern coastline and #CoalcliffPool for you to enjoy. We can’t wait to see you! Image: @deanmaguire.au #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 17842866587183094 #Wollongong putting on a show recently with this spectacular autumn sunset 🙌🏽 Thanks for sharing @ausmashmash

#Wollongong putting on a show recently with this spectacular autumn sunset 🙌🏽 Thanks for sharing @ausmashmash ...

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Instagram post 17883042265599109 This is Mt Keira Ring trail, one of Wollongong's most iconic walks. It's one (of many!) spots to enjoy when we're able to discover #Wollongong again soon! Image: @bushwalkthegong 🌿

This is Mt Keira Ring trail, one of Wollongong's most iconic walks. It's one (of many!) spots to enjoy when we're able to discover #Wollongong again soon! Image: @bushwalkthegong 🌿 ...

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Instagram post 17882869171583267 @jackknipler providing some travel inspiration for your future roadtrip to #Wollongong-the ultimate @visitnsw self-drive #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay

@jackknipler providing some travel inspiration for your future roadtrip to #Wollongong-the ultimate @visitnsw self-drive #visitwollongong #wollongongpressplay ...

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Instagram post 18008143840285709 The @grandpacificdrive – a bucket list favourite for when you can #visitwollongong again soon! Image: @emjeiiamira #wollongongpressplay

The @grandpacificdrive – a bucket list favourite for when you can #visitwollongong again soon! Image: @emjeiiamira #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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Lyndon Haven
Lyndon Haven
Dream up your next stay at Lyndon Haven, a luxury style bed and breakfast surrounded by lush bushland, only a short drive from Wollongong CBD
Lyndon Haven
Wollongong Golf Club
Wollongong Golf Club
Try your next 18 hole round of golf at Wollongong Golf Course, situated in the heart of city between the magnificent Illawarra escarpment and the beautiful pacific ocean.
Wollongong Golf Cub
Kneading Ruby
Kneading Ruby
A modern take on a pizzeria, featuring rustic dishes, made with fresh and local produce.
Kneading Ruby