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Jan 24
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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]