Category: Attractions and Adventure

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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Nov 24
Christmas Lights in Wollongong & Illawarra

Find the best Christmas Light Displays in The Illawarra with What’s On in Wollongong There is something truly magical about all those twinkling lights at Christmas time and the Christmas lights in Wollongong are no exception. Check out the list below for some amazing Christmas lights in Wollongong and beyond! If you have an amazing display […]

Nov 19
Top 20 Christmas Gift Ideas around Wollongong and the Illawarra

Christmas is getting closer with every passing week. For the top 20 Christmas gift ideas in the Illawarra, continue reading. We’ve found the most popular and the best Christmas present ideas. Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we’ve tracked down some unique gifts for your family, friends, neighbours, teachers, or colleagues. Check out this awesome […]

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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 […]

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Oct 12
Melbourne Cup in Wollongong. Best Functions, Venues & Packages in the Illawarra

(Main image above c/o Kembla Grange Racecourse) Famously known as the race that stops the nation, the Melbourne Cup is almost upon us and Wollongong’s finest establishments, restaurants and functions centres are not holding back. Find the best Melbourne Cup event packages and race day experiences Illawarra-wide. You’ll experience the full glitz, glamour and sophistication […]

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 […]