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Mar 05
Walking Wollongong’s Gibson Track – Illawarra Bushwalk Guide

The iconic Sublime Point Walking Track in Austinmer has long been a local favourite, and one of the best bushwalks in Wollongong and the Illawarra. Unfortunately this beloved walking trail has been closed due to rockslides for what seems like an eternity. But following an extensive upgrade, the lower section of this amazing bushwalk has […]

Feb 27
Unique, Different & Lesser Known Things To Do Wollongong & Illawarra. Shhh Don’t Tell Anyone…

With so many unique and brilliant things to do around Wollongong, you’re unlikely to run out of local attractions and things to do. But when that day comes and you feel like discovering different things to do in the Illawarra, we’re on the case. If you fancy a change or you’re tired of sharing Wollongong’s […]

Feb 27
WEA Illawarra. Short Courses, Training, Work Skills & Education For All

If you are looking for an exceptional Wollongong education and training college, who supports you to learn, develop skills and grow, then welcome to WEA Illawarra. WEA Illawarra offer Educational Courses, Short Courses and Accredited Training to enhance your skills and / or employability. Their adult Wollongong courses like IT skills for seniors, photography classes, art […]

Feb 15
Your Local Guide to 20 Awesome Markets Across the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Illawarra Areas

Are you googling “Markets Near Me“? There are many diverse markets in our local Wollongong, Shellharbour, and Nowra areas. Here at What’s On in Wollongong, we want to give you the lowdown on what each market has and what you can expect. Here are our top 20 Illawarra markets in the Wollongong, Shellharbour, and Nowra […]

  • Attractions and Adventure
Feb 08
Best Happy Hours in Wollongong & the Illawarra: Bars, Pubs & Clubs.

There’s got to be a Happy Hour near me somewhere right? Getting a drinks deal on your fave beers, wines and cocktails makes them taste oh so much sweeter. At What’s On In Wollongong, we get it. As dedicated locals ourselves, we’ve been working hard and found you 41 Illawarra happy hours! All the amazing […]

Jan 30
Five Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day on a Budget. Wollongong & Illawarra Guide.

Want to know how you can make Valentine's Day special while on a Budget? What's On in Wollongong is here to help.

  • Eat and Drink
Jan 30
Five Ways to Get Romantic this Valentine’s Day 2024. Wollongong & Illawarra

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching on Wednesday 14th February, 2024. It’s time to plan the best ways to romance your loved one. Whether you want Wollongong’s romantic lunch or dinner options, best Illawarra romantic places to visit or, just Valentine’s ideas that will light up your lover, we have some beautiful options for you: Explore […]

  • Eat and Drink
Jan 25
Bucks Party Ideas, Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast NSW

Want the best Bucks Party ideas for 2024 across Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast NSW? We have some awesome fun, activities and adventures for you! Plan the ultimate celebration day or night with these top-ranking party ideas. The Best Man plans the best parties – so here is your ultimate list of Bucks Party options. […]

Jan 24
Best Illawarra Escarpment Bushwalks. Where to Hike in Wollongong Nature

Want to hike, walk and explore the stunning Illawarra escarpment? Let us recommend our best Wollongong walking tracks. The stunning and rugged escarpment on NSW’s South Coast, is renowned for its biodiversity, indigenous significance and of course its views and walks. The heavy canopy of rainforest hides many special walking tracks, all of which are […]

Jan 13
Best Beaches in Wollongong and The Illawarra

Here in the Illawarra we have some of the most beautiful, accessible and cleanest beaches on the coast. Clear blue waters, incredible escarpment views, golden sands and some very respectable surf breaks make this piece of Dharawal Country a beach lover’s paradise. So whether you’re looking to cool off on a hot day, get in […]