Category: Sports & Activities

May 29
What to do in Wollongong this Week and Month. Find Events & What’s On Illawarra wide

Looking for things to do in Wollongong tonight, this weekend or the month ahead? Welcome to 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 Sports & […]

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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 […]

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. […]

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 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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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 […]

Aug 24
Your Guide to the MS Gong Ride 2023 –The Ride to Fight MS  

The MS Gong Ride is back on Sunday 5 November 2023! Since 1981, this iconic ride has inspired an incredible community of Wollongong and Sydney locals, who join the ride to fight against multiple sclerosis. What is the MS Gong Ride? It is Australia’s most respected community bike ride. For over 40 years, tens of […]