Category: The Great Outdoors

Feb 26
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
Feb 08
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
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: Enjoy […]

  • 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 […]

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 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
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