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

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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Top 12 School Holiday Picks

It's time to inspire, create and get active these April school holidays with our Top 12 School Holiday Picks! Whether the kids love sports or aspire to the creative, you are going to love what's on offer from our Top 12. Get organised and start booking today. These offers won't last! Exclusive Offer Alert Receive an additional $20 OFF already discounted prices these school holidays when you book with locally owned f...

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Anzac Day Services in Wollongong

ANZAC Day Services and commemorations will take place throughout the Illawarra on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. Tuesday 24 April 2018 Vietnam Memorial Anzac Day Service Flagstaff Hill, Wollongong – Vietnam Veterans memorial. Time: 6.30pm. For more information call Pam Bowmaker (02) 4228 6774. ANZAC Day Wednesday 25 April 2018 Wollongong City Anzac Day Dawn Service Where: Wollongong Cenotaph, McCabe Park (march form...

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New Year’s Eve in Wollongong

Whether you want to bring in the New Year with bubbles and dancing or in a family friendly atmosphere, this is your guide to the best of the best when it comes to New Year's Eve in Wollongong. We have put together a list of Wollongong's most sought after New Year venues and details of where to find some family friendly fun. Of course, who could forget the fireworks? Find out where you can see the fireworks in and aro...

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Stonegrill at The Builders Club

Stonegrill at The Builders Club is Wollongong's hidden gem. This is dining with a twist and you won’t find anything else like it in Wollongong. Whether you choose the alfresco dining by day or dining under the stars by night (weather permitting) Stonegrill is a must add to your eatery hot list. It's the perfect location for a cheeky work lunch to treat your staff or a group of special people in your life. Provid...

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Kitchen Table for Six at Lagoon Seafood Restaurant

Have you discovered that one restaurant experience that sets the bar above all others? I most definitely have and the good news is, it’s right here in Wollongong! Let me introduce you to The Kitchen Table for 6 at The Lagoon Seafood Restaurant. As the locals will tell you, The Lagoon is a bit of an institution in the Illawarra. Diners have travelled far and wide just for the Lagoon experience. I would go so far...

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DJUKI MALA | Spiegeltent Wollongong

In their inaugural Wollongong performance, award-winning indigenous dance sensations DJUKI MALA literally blew the top off the Spiegeltent! Surpassing all expectations, these instantly likeable boys hailing from Elcho Island in North East Arnhem Land were simply charisma on legs... and boy could they dance. With their cheeky, high-energy personalities, they each have a powerful and undeniable presence on the stage. Yo...

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Your Guide to Easter in Wollongong 2018

Have yourself a 'hopping' good time this Easter with our guide to all the fun things happening in and around Wollongong. Find out where to take the kids for Easter egg hunts, Easter crafts and activities, and where to find the Easter Bunny! Plus we have you covered with markets, fun things for the adults plus what's on Easter Sunday. Top Picks for Kids Easter Family Fun Day Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden When: Satu...

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Award-winning Duo The Ironing Maidens Come To Wollongong

Award-winning Australian electric house duo The Ironing Maidens  will hit Wollongong with their unique sound as part of their regional Strike While the Iron is Hot Laundromat Tour on Saturday 27 January at  City Central Laundry Services. Yes that's right folks, this performance will take place in a laundromat and will have you second guessing not only the role of the traditional housewife, but you'll also never look at y...

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