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Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions

As at Monday 18 October 2021

On Monday 18 October 2021, NSW hit the 80% double-dose vaccination target. This means as NSW begins to slowly re-open, restrictions are changing. When in the region, we encourage visitors and residents to remain COVID-Safe at all times. To read more about NSW Health’s COVID-19 Roadmap and current restrictions for Wollongong and Greater Sydney, please click the link below.

Proactive Resolutions

As Wollongong gets ready to re-open, we know there’s a few questions swirling around in regards to operating in this new world. Destination Wollongong in conjunction with ProActive ReSolutions, Maguire & McInerney Lawyers and representatives from the NSW Police Force held “Proactive Resolutions Workshop”. You can watch the workshop at the link below.

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Tips from the locals

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Family Friendly Bush Walks in Illawarra
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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 17994075244367093 Another day, another epic shot of the spectacular #BaldHillLookout 😍

Located a short drive north of #Wollonong, it makes the perfect #instaworthy picnic spot! It's also one of the first stops along the @grandpacificdrive 🚗

📸: @thehypegirl_project

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Another day, another epic shot of the spectacular #BaldHillLookout 😍

Located a short drive north of #Wollonong, it makes the perfect #instaworthy picnic spot! It's also one of the first stops along the @grandpacificdrive 🚗

📸: @thehypegirl_project





#visitwollongong #wollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast
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Instagram post 18147868045205092 With views like this one, what’s not to love about #Wollongong? 😍

The #IllawarraEscarpment provides the perfect backdrop and it is also home to some incredible lookouts, walks and hikes. 

A few not to miss include; #RobertsonsLookout (pictured), #MtKeiraLookout, #SublimePointLookout and arguably the most popular, #BaldHillLookout 😍

📸: @ausmashmash

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#visitwollongong #wollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales

With views like this one, what’s not to love about #Wollongong? 😍

The #IllawarraEscarpment provides the perfect backdrop and it is also home to some incredible lookouts, walks and hikes.

A few not to miss include; #RobertsonsLookout (pictured), #MtKeiraLookout, #SublimePointLookout and arguably the most popular, #BaldHillLookout 😍

📸: @ausmashmash





#visitwollongong #wollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales
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Instagram post 17990909215380201 Sharing this amazing capture by @warrenkeelan of Wollongong’s Breakwater Lighthouse, taken on sunrise from the oceans surface 🙌😍

Fun fact: Wollongong is the only destination on the east coast of Australia with two lighthouses! 

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#visitwollongong #wollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #wollongonglighthouse

Sharing this amazing capture by @warrenkeelan of Wollongong’s Breakwater Lighthouse, taken on sunrise from the oceans surface 🙌😍

Fun fact: Wollongong is the only destination on the east coast of Australia with two lighthouses!






#visitwollongong #wollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales #nswsouthcoast #wollongonglighthouse
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Instagram post 18007012138331229 Mornings along Wollongong’s coastline ☀️

Wollongong Harbour is the perfect way to start your day 😄 Enjoy a walk along The Blue Mile, passing the popular #NorthWollongongBeach and #FlagstaffHill before grabbing a coffee and delicious brekky at nearby @diggiescafe, @northbeachpavilionkiosk or @levendikiosk 🙌

📸: @byjeromeo

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#visitwollongong #wollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales

Mornings along Wollongong’s coastline ☀️

Wollongong Harbour is the perfect way to start your day 😄 Enjoy a walk along The Blue Mile, passing the popular #NorthWollongongBeach and #FlagstaffHill before grabbing a coffee and delicious brekky at nearby @diggiescafe, @northbeachpavilionkiosk or @levendikiosk 🙌

📸: @byjeromeo





#visitwollongong #wollongong #wollongongpressplay #grandpacificdrive #visitnsw #roadtrips #seeaustralia #newsouthwales
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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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