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Apr 20
Best Adventure Park on South Coast of NSW revealed! Treetops Adventure Nowra

Treetops Adventure Nowra is an amazing Adventure Park for kids and adults. On the South Coast of NSW, an easy one hour drive from Wollongong, it’s Australia’s first tree ropes, ziplining and cliff edge park. If you’re looking for the best things to do in Nowra, what to do in the school holidays, a great day-trip from Sydney, then look […]

Apr 10
Hen’s Party & Bridal Shower Ideas. Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast NSW

How to make the bride-to-be feel special. Get inspired with our Best of Wollongong’s Hen’s Activities, Bridal Shower celebrations and Hen Night Ideas. Whether you want fun, creative, cost effective or luxury Hen Party options. What’s on in Wollongong has you covered. Here’s our Illawarra and South Coast Guide to the best party celebration with […]

Apr 09
Best Things To Do in Wollongong & The Illawarra. Get Inspired.

Wollongong and its surrounding Illawarra region are a treasure trove of attractions, sites and experiences. If you’re wondering how to spend a day or a weekend in Wollongong, look no further for inspiration! Written by a born and bred ‘Gong local, this guide lists the very best things to do in Wollongong and the Illawarra. […]

  • Attractions and Adventure
Apr 01
Your Guide to the Top School Holiday Fun in Wollongong

Here at What’s on in Wollongong, we’ve found the best Wollongong and Illawarra based School Holiday programs, events, activities & low-cost kids holiday FUN. The school holidays are fast approaching, but don’t worry there are plenty of fun activities to see and do with the kids. Get our guide below to the best School Holiday […]

Mar 26
What to do in Wollongong this Week and Month. Find Events, Things to do & What’s On Illawarra wide

Looking for things to do in Wollongong tonight, this weekend or the month ahead? Welcome to our Offical What’s on in Wollongong & Illawarra Guide! Your insider guide to planning best days and nights out. Find all upcoming events in the Illawarra including Music, Arts & Theatre shows in Wollongong, Our Local Illawarra Markets, Wollongong […]

  • Attractions and Adventure
Mar 25
Live Music Guide to Wollongong & Illawarra. Find Live Music Venues, Bands and Gigs Near Me

If you love live music, there is no shortage of wonderful venues in Wollongong and the Illawarra to catch the freshest up-and-comers, beloved local talents and big-name international acts. Whether you’re in the mood for something mellow or up-tempo, Wollongong has you covered. Read on for the ultimate guide to the best spots to find […]

Mar 25
Best Wineries in Wollongong, Shoalhaven & South Coast NSW

Looking for NSW South Coast best wineries? Amidst the stunning landscapes of the Illawarra & Shoalhaven, our local award-winning wineries offer more than just a sip of fine wine. There is something magical about walking among the vineyards at golden hour… The passion of the place and the people seems to be in the air. […]

Mar 20
Micro Wedding Packages at Wollongong Golf Club. Intimate, Elegant and Delightfully Affordable

In the heart of Wollongong, where rolling greens slide into the sparkling ocean, lies the Wollongong Golf Club. If you’re looking for the perfect beachside wedding venue in the Illawarra, then welcome! Wollongong Golf Club offers all wedding packages from large and lavish to intimate and affordable. For couples seeking a smaller or elopement-style celebration, […]

Mar 20
Find your Perfect Wedding Venue. Wollongong & Illawarra’s Best & Secret Venues Revealed. Get Inspired.

Looking for the perfect wedding venue in Wollongong, Illawarra or Shoalhaven? Look no further! Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we have the local insiders’ guide to the best wedding venues in the Illawarra. Whether it’s large and traditional ceremony’s, intimate or elopement style, overlooking the ocean, micro weddings, or weddings on a budget, read […]

Mar 20
Business & Conference Venues in Wollongong & Illawarra. Plan your next Work Event.

Planning your next work conference, business function, team dinner or seasonal corporate event? Welcome to What’s On in Wollongong’s guide to event and function spaces across the Illawarra. Whether it’s a full corporate conferencing with accommodation and catering, a smaller more intimate space, boardroom meetings or team dinners, we have you covered. Here are our […]

Mar 11
MTB Wollongong & Illawarra. Our Best Mountain Bike Trails & Rides

Googling ‘Great MTB trails near me’? Wollongong & the Illawarra region is a Mountain Bike Trail Riders paradise. Whether you are starting out and learning mountain bike skills (berm baby, berm!). Or, looking for the ultimate gnarley, steep black-diamond MTB ride, we have the best MTB trail for you. Welcome to What’s on in Wollongong’s […]

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 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 […]

Jan 13
How to have the best day ever at Jamberoo Action Park. Read this before you go.

Find out everything you need to know to have the best day at Jamberoo Action Park this season — including parent hacks and tips to save money. This is What’s on in Wollongong’s personalised Jamberoo-veteran ultimate guide to NSW’s biggest and best family-operated water theme park. Plan your Illawarra family-fun day out, to perfection. We. […]

Jan 12
Your Guide to Lunch and Dinner Specials From Local Restaurants in and Around Wollongong

Here at What’s on in Wollongong we love finding you the best cheap eats Illawarra-wide. Outsource lunch or dinner and enjoy these bargain dining deals across the Illawarra. Please Note: we endeavour to keep this updated regularly, but each deal can change without notice, so check the links before you set off! Best cheap eats across […]

  • Eat and Drink
Jan 07
Festival Events in Wollongong and the Illawarra. Best Music, Arts & Culture, Food & Wine Festivals on the South Coast NSW

Oh you’re on the hunt for the ultimate festival experience in Wollongong and the Illawarra? Well look no further, baby! We’ve rounded up the most vibrant and diverse festivals on the South Coast. From music parties that move your body, to folk gatherings that soothe the soul. From celebrations of Art and Culture to heavenly Food, […]

  • Best in Show
Dec 18
Your Big Day Without the Big Cost: How To Save Money On Your Wollongong Wedding

If you’re planning your wedding day in Wollongong or the Illawarra – congratulations! You may be balking at that statement knowing how much weddings can cost. The average cost of a wedding in 2021 was $27,228 – though with rising inflation and cost-of-living increases biting at our heels, even an “average” wedding will end up […]

Dec 04
Wollongong & Illawarra Cocktails. Find the Best Cocktails Near Me…

What’s on in Wollongong’s local guide to Bars, Pubs and Clubs for Amazing Cocktails. Let us shortcut you to our best cocktails and cocktail happy hours in Wollongong & the Illawarra. Celebrate, unwind and reconnect. Get your mates on board and sample our region’s finest cocktails – we loved researching this article! You may also […]

Nov 29
Best Illawarra Walks with Swimming Holes and Waterfalls

The sun is out and we are thirsting for adventure. And swimming. It’s hot – we want both! Well, get ready to dive in because here at What’s On in Wollongong we have put together the best hiking trails around Wollongong & the Illawarra with natural swimming holes. These are some of the loveliest bushland […]

  • Attractions and Adventure
Nov 19
Five Barrel Brewing Wollongong. Rave Reviews. Here’s Why You Should Visit…

Because it’s not just Five Barrel Brewing’s divine array of craft beers. It’s reviewed as one of the Illawarra’s best social venues that everyone loves. Why? It’s a number one Wollongong Brewery with great food, live music on Saturdays, family-run welcoming vibes, inside and outside areas, beer tasting and inside and outside areas and tasting paddles. Plus […]

  • Eat and Drink
Nov 10
Ultimate Summer Guide in Wollongong & the Illawarra

Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we have collated the ultimate guide to summer in Wollongong and the Illawarra. We have found the best restaurants, the best beaches, fantastic activities, and more for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Whether you live here and have the whole summer to explore or are visiting for […]

  • Attractions and Adventure
Oct 28
Building a Duplex. All you need to consider

Building a duplex in the Illawarra or Wollongong can be an exciting and rewarding project. A duplex can add significant value to your property, but it’s also daunting. We asked Wollongong’s Multi-Award Winning, Duplex and Building experts at Grand Pacific Homes to share all, so you can consider if this is the right construction project […]

Oct 10
Romantic Restaurants in Wollongong. Discover romance in every bite at our best Illawarra restaurants.

Your Insider’s Guide to Woo-ing in Wollongong! Indulge your senses at Wollongong’s most enchanting romantic restaurants. Explore our curated list of intimate dining destinations, perfect for foodies on the hunt for culinary adventure – or a perfect date night without the kids! From candlelit dinners in our best Illawarra Restaurants to Wollongong fine dining with […]

Oct 10
Romantic Things To Do In Wollongong & The Illawarra. Date Ideas for Couples…

Welcome to What’s on in Wollongong for Couples Edition. The best romantic things to do for couples in Wollongong! Here at What’s On In Wollongong we’ve put together some delicious ways to surprise your lover – locally! These unique date ideas represent the best that the South Coast Of NSW has to offer. So whether […]

  • Eat and Drink
Sep 28
Dog Friendly Walks, Beaches, Parks & Cafes in the Illawarra & Wollongong

Are your ears always pricked for the best dog friendly activities in Wollongong? Our little fur babies love to get amongst it, and here in the Illawarra they are spoiled for choice! Whether your four-legged-friend loves bushwalking, swimming, digging or even a cheeky puppuccino, we know the perfect spots to take your dog in Wollongong. […]

Sep 12
The Sea Cliff Bridge Wollongong. A local’s guide to Driving it, Walking it, Parking and What to do Near it…

The majestic Sea Cliff Bridge, Wollongong. It’s one of the most scenic spots on the South Coast NSW Australia, the highlight of the famous Grand Pacific Drive. This top Illawarra tourist attraction is also on my daily commute. Every morning I get to drive the half-kilometre of gently curving bends that hug the sandstone cliffs. […]

Sep 06
Best Rock Pools and Tidal Pools for swimming around Wollongong & Illawarra

(above main image courtesy of Kramer Photography) Do you need a little saltwater therapy without the sand or the shories? Our Wollongong and Illawarra region has dozens of tidal rock and swimming pools just waiting to be discovered. These delicious ocean refreshed pools range from rock pool to Olympic in size and design, so you’re […]

Sep 05
Your Local Guide to the Best Swimming Pools in Wollongong & Illawarra

Calling all water-babies big and small! We have some glorious warm weather coming our way, so now is the time to explore some of the best swimming pools around Wollongong. We are so lucky to have an abundance of swimming options in our local area, so whether you love to dive in for a few […]

Aug 28
Top 10 Wollongong & Illawarra Picnic Spots to Explore

Picnic with ocean views across Wollongong & the Illawarra, what way to enjoy the South Coast of NSW. The native wildflowers are out, the sun is warm and prime picnickin’ season is upon us! Ah, the humble picnic, what is more nourishing than a slow day lazing in the grass together, soaking up some vitamin […]

Aug 22
Father’s Day in Wollongong

A guide to Father’s Day in the Illawarra. We’ve rounded up the best, local Father’s Day events to spoil the Dad, Grandad, Uncle, Step Dad or father figure in your life. Whether it’s lunch with a view, dodgem cars, a BBQ feast or a chilled craft beer, make it a Father’s Day to remember with our events guide here! […]

  • Eat and Drink
Aug 15
Best Things to do in Thirroul: Insider’s Guide

Thirroul is a treasure trove of goodness, holding a special place in my heart. It is a place full of small businesses with a mindful and planet-conscious purpose. There are day spas, gift shops, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a spectacular theatre. This sunny Northern Illawarra suburb is historic, scenic and beautiful, and is nestled […]

  • Attractions and Adventure
Aug 11
Beachside Dining in Wollongong with Ocean Views!

We’ve picked out some of the best beachfront cafes and restaurants perfect for every occasion. Whether you are looking for somewhere to take the kids for a casual lunch or an upscale venue for special occasions, dining with ocean views in Wollongong is a special treat. Steamers Bar & Grill 1 Marine Drive, Wollongong Beachside […]

Jul 04
Dining Guide to Thirroul: Where to eat and drink

The restaurants in Thirroul are fantastic and diverse! Whichever you choose, it’s likely to be a delicious meal and a great experience. There are heaps to choose from: Contemporary Australian, Japanese, Thai, Mexican, Italian, and popular burger restaurants are all available here. The majority of the restaurants keep our local producers in mind too (gets […]

Jun 28
Winter Weddings in Wollongong. The Benefits of a Winter Wedding – you’ll be surprised…

Considering a Winter Wedding in the Illawarra? You’ll be delighted to know that Winter Weddings have many advantages. Here at What’s on in Wollongong, we’ve interviewed the wedding event experts at City Beach Function Centre, to get you all the insider knowledge to winter wedding planning! How to find the right Winter Wedding Venue in […]

Jun 14
Top 8 Bars / Dining Wollongong as reviewed by locals…

Great news for us South Coast foodies! We have a thriving array of dining / drinking options now more than ever! Here are our top 8 choices and why the locals love getting it on with these venues. Please note: book in advance as these venues book up real quick! South Sailor – Thirroul (Northern […]

Jun 07
Best Pubs With Fire Places In Wollongong / Illawarra. Get Cosy!

Winter Warmer Pubs and Clubs! Enjoy your beer, vino or cocktail fireside this winter in Wollongong and across the Illawarra. Welcome to our insider guide to the best pubs, clubs and dining with fireplaces in Wollongong and the picturesque Illawarra region. When the temperatures drop and the air turns crisp, there’s nothing quite like cozying […]

  • Eat and Drink
May 25
5 Best Walks in Wollongong and the Illawarra your Family will Love

Check out these 5 best bush walks in Wollongong and the Illawarra. Great local walks for family’s and all ages. Get some bracing fresh air clearing out the lungs, it’s excellent for your immune system and well being. Plan your weekend walk from any one of these faves….(please note – always check first with NSW […]

May 25
10+ Best Craft Breweries in Wollongong & Illawarra

If you're a beer lover visiting Wollongong, you're in luck! The city boasts a thriving craft beer scene with plenty of top-notch breweries to explore. To help you plan your next beer tour, we've put together a list of the 10 best breweries in Wollongong. From traditional ales to experimental brews, these breweries offer something for everyone. Whether you prefer a cozy taproom or a sprawling beer garden, you'll find plenty of options on our list. So grab your friends and get ready to discover Wollongong's hidden beer gems.

Apr 20
What is the Wollongong property market forecast for 2023 and beyond?

Author: Joanne Danckwardt of One Agency JD Property Agents Around the family dinner table or at drinks with friends, at some point someone will give their Wollongong property market forecast. Having been in the real estate industry for almost 30 years, I’ve seen how trends have emerged over time. There are cycles where the season […]

Mar 23
City Beach Function Centre for Wollongong Beach Front Weddings. Get the Wedding of your dreams (and your budget!)

Waterfront, Unique, Premier Wedding Venue Illawarra, NSW. City Beach Function Centre offers flexible, affordable, dreamy luxury wedding packages. Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we know why our region is so incredible and offers a stunning and alternative place to get married. We have researched the best wedding venues across the Illawarra. If you are looking […]

Mar 20
Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Guide – Wollongong & Illawarra’s Best Beaches, Parks & Venues | What’s On In Wollongong

Best Outdoor Wedding Places Illawarra & Wollongong to say I Do The trend for outdoor wedding ceremonies is so hot right now. If you are planning an Illawarra wedding, welcome to our insider guide! Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we know our coastline and nature spots make an incredible backdrop for a wedding. If […]

Dec 09
Mistakes To Avoid When Building or Renovating Your Illawarra Home

Wollongong Home Builder – Grand Pacific Homes – shares how to avoid the biggest mistakes when building or renovating in the Illawarra  Building Mistakes That Cause Nightmares We’ve all heard the horror stories people share about their nightmare building experience. Be assured, it doesn’t have to be this way. If you plan to build a […]

Oct 14
Is Figtree a Good Place to Live, Buy, Sell or Invest in? Your Illawarra Suburb Guide reveals all

Welcome to What’s On In Wollongong. We’re dedicated to sharing insider info about our incredible region. We interviewed one of Figtree’s leading real estate agents, Cristian Carvana from The Agency, to get the scoop on living, buying, selling and investing locally. Is Now a Good Time to Sell in Figtree? As of October 2022, Cristian […]

Oct 05
A relationship breakdown is hard, but the legal process doesn’t need to be

Relationships breakdown, families separate. Hearts often don’t break evenly.  There is usually significant animosity involved in a relationship breakdown, generally arising from personal behaviours and where assets and lifestyle are at stake. Add to this children’s issues, embarrassment and stress, and it’s a very challenging time for everyone.  There is a wealth of information available […]

Sep 19
Best cycling routes around Wollongong

Cyclists are spoilt for choice in Wollongong, where flat coastal routes meet rough mountain terrain ensuring there is something for every kind of cyclist from learner riders right through to old pros. Currently Wollongong offers more than 42km of cycle tracks on shared pathways covering the area between Sandon Point and Lake Illawarra, making Wollongong […]

Jun 29
Re-ignite your social life, find new friends, create your tribe in Wollongong. Here is how (plus you’ll get fitter too)

We all want to feel connected, we all want to belong, we all want a sense of community. We all NEED connection to thrive in life. Fact. We are social creatures. Even introverts have social connection needs. Yet our busy lives, technology and the hangover of the C word (Covid, we mean Covid!), have all […]

Jun 28
Best suburbs to buy in and rent in Wollongong

Wollongong is known for its great beaches, quality of life and developing culture. Whether you’re moving from a different suburb or you’re selling your home in Wollongong and trying to decide which suburb to move to next, the region offers a range of different options for all different tastes. Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant is an […]

Mar 15
Uni Life: Cheap Eats in Wollongong

When all of your time and energy is being sunk into your studies, it’s hard to eat out with friends or catch a bite on the go using a student budget. Read our top picks for this week’s cheap eats to enjoy with friends that won’t send you broke. Looking for more weekend inspiration? Click […]

Mar 07
Tips and tricks to save the easy way

We’d all love a bit more money at the end of the day – and we can achieve having extra dollars in our pockets by one of two ways – earning more money (easier said than done) or scrutinising our spending. Since we can start on the latter as soon as we’ve finished reading this […]

Mar 02
The Wollongong Local: Rainy Day Dining Destinations

It’s another edition of The Wollongong Local where we look at some things that make our beautiful city the best place to live. If you missed the introduction to this series, The Wollongong Local: The Beginning, you could find it here. It was a rainy day in Wollongong when I started thinking about how lucky […]

Feb 15
What to do in Wollongong – best activities Illawarra-wide

Whether you are a local Wollongong resident searching for a fun weekend activity, or a tourist, looking for the authentic Illawarra experience while on holiday, we’ve got you covered. Check out this list of must-do activities below to enjoy the best our region has to offer. With a combination of indoor and outdoor options, there […]

Feb 17
The Wollongong Local: Steamers is King of the Hill

I promise, not all of my articles will be based on high-end restaurants, but recently we have had a few special occasions, and Debutant wasn’t the only restaurant that impressed. We had been to Steamers Bar & Grill before, and although the entrees were memorable, the rest of the experience wasn’t what we had hoped. […]

Nov 04
The Wollongong Local: Debutant Lives up to its Reputation

For months, I had been reading incredible reviews about a relatively new dining location that had decided to call Wollongong its home, though it was only after a bad experience at my usual special occasion restaurant of choice that I decided to branch out and give it a try. When you’ve been celebrating those anniversaries […]

Sep 10
The Wollongong Local: Spring is Coming to Wollongong!

The warmer months of Spring have hit Wollongong! And with some of our favourite activities and gatherings off the table, it can be hard to get excited. Today I wanted to look at some of the ways you can bring that Spring-fling attitude home and celebrate those rising temperatures. Gardening As my children have grown […]

Jun 29
Three Trendy Hotspots We Love in Wollongong

There is nothing more satisfying than discovering a fantastic new location to have a few drinks or a get together for dinner with friends. This week, we are sharing three fabulous Wollongong locations for you to investigate this weekend. Wondering what else is on in Wollongong? Click Here. Moomin is a fun, quirky little bar […]

May 18
Wollongong Local: The Beginning

Have you ever heard that expression, ‘the grass is always greener on the other side’? Well, this Wollongong local is about to tell you where the grass is the greenest, and the good news is, it is in our own backyards. I didn’t grow up in Wollongong, or even the greater Illawarra area. My younger […]

Mar 13
Beer Culture: A closer look at Bulli’s new Resin Brewing

Two boys, some beers and a heritage building. That’s all it took to make this new addition to the Illawarra brewery scene come to life. Friends and business partners, Stephen House and Brendan Dowd, are the creative team behind the transformation of Bulli’s old guest house near the train station into a Resin Brewing, an […]

Mar 10
Music, Beer & Food; Why ‘The Servo’ is Ticking all the Boxes

Once a petrol station on Port Kembla’s Wentworth Street is now home to the newest kid on the entertainment scene, The Servo – Food Truck Bar. Conceived in 2018, this location has quickly established themselves as one of the most diverse and inclusive live music venues in the Illawarra with an all-ages space that is […]

Mar 04
The Solo Travellers Guide to Wollongong

Travelling with friends and family can be a lot of fun, but it can also be filled with disagreements, opinions and a whole lot of eye-rolling. If you are someone who has discovered the self-satisfying joys of travelling as a party of one, the City of Wollongong would love to host your next adventure. Imagine […]

Feb 24
The Breakfast Club: Three breakfast locations we love right now

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether you are gearing up for the office or catching up with friends before a weekend event, you might as well be doing it in style. Here is this month’s top three breakfast spots we can’t get enough of. This probably isn’t the first time you […]

Feb 15
The Breakfast Club: Don’t miss these Wollongong hot spots that locals love

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes it is also the only meal where you can sit back and enjoy the company of friends or family before the hustle and bustle of the day begins. With just a few weeks left in Summer, we’ve got your Saturday […]

Oct 01
5 budget-friendly weekend activities to do in Wollongong

When the weekend rolls around, we all want to make the most of it by spending time with our friends and family. Watching a movie could cost a group of four around $80. Going out for dinner after could easily cost another $60 or so. However, we don’t always want to dish out hundreds of […]

Jul 14
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 […]

Apr 22
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 […]

Apr 15
Anzac Day Dawn Services, Marches & Events in Wollongong

Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we list all the local events coming up near you. Including an updated 2024 list of ANZAC Day events, dawn services and marches across Wollongong and the Illawarra. Keen to be in the know with what else is going on in the Gong? CLICK HERE for our latest What’s […]

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