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Get the locals’ tips on what to see, where to eat and ideas for making the most out of Wollongong.

Brokers Nose | Family Friendly Bush Walk in Wollongong

Finding a bush walk that is suitable for everyone to enjoy can be tough but that's why we love Brokers Nose in Wollongong. Suitable for children, beginners and those with low fitness, the terrain is easy going and you are rewarded with the most amazingly beautiful views views! There is plenty of adventure too with manageable but completely awesome fun rock hopping along the way. Big and little kids will love it. Lo...

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The 2018 Ultimate Guide To Wollongong

Wollongong is known for being a bustling coastal city just an hour’s drive south of Sydney. So what does “the Gong” have to offer? Read on to hear our recommendations for 20 things to do in Wollongong (and nearby!). 1. Botanic Garden It’s not a visit to Wollongong without a trip to the Botanic Garden.  From the rose garden, the duck pond and the sculptures, this is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle and ...

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The Cascades Walk and Jump Rock | Macquarie Pass National Park

Explore a natural adventure playground at Macquarie Pass National Park located just 30 minutes from Wollongong. Providing an abundant rainforest you'll see amazing plant life, birds and native wildlife together with breathtaking views. Conveniently close to both Robertson and the coastal town of Kiama, this is easily a fantastic one day road trip or a chance to spend a few days away with friends and family. The Casca...

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Gretel Killeen and Jackie Loeb | Wollongong Comedy

For one night only two of Australia's much-loved comedy queens, Gretel Killeen and Jackie Loeb, will light up the Wollongong Comedy stage to fill your night with some good old banter and laughter. When: Sunday, 19 August 2018 Tickets on Sale Now Gretel Killeen is an award-winning TV host, comic, journalist, author and social commentator.  Wearing many successful 'hats' has come naturally to the multi-talented star. ...

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Criniti’s Italian Cuisine Now Open in Wollongong

Food lovers across Wollongong rejoice! Multi award winning family-owned restaurant Criniti's Italian Cuisine is now open in the heart of Wollongong. South Coast fans of the authentic Italian cuisine have been flocking to the new premises on Crown Street and newbies are quickly discovering what all the fuss is about. Ticking all the boxes for delicious food, superb service, and a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, Cri...

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Beachside Ice Skating at Novotel Wollongong 2018

Time is running out to take advantage of the genuine Beachside Ice Skating experience at Novotel Wollongong in 2018.  You would be hard pressed to find a similar experience and we are so lucky to have it right here in Wollongong. With a genuine ice skating rink set on the roof top terrace of one of Wollongong's most iconic buildings, this is the perfect middle of Winter activity. Looking out over the stunning ocean...

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Your Guide to the July School Holidays in Wollongong

The July School Holidays are nearly upon us and there are plenty of fun and exciting activities to see and do with the kids. We’ve compiled a list of some great events on to keep the little ones busy these holidays. Disclaimer: These events are not run by What’s On In Wollongong, so we suggest you contact the individual venues for further details prior to the event. Open-Air Ice Skating at Novotel Wollongong Northbea...

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