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Get the locals’ tips on what to see, where to eat and ideas for making the most out of Wollongong.

New Indoor Skatepark Underway for Wollongong

Local skateboarders and scooter riders in Wollongong to enjoy world-class skate facilities thanks to a brand-new indoor skate park, 3SIXTY.Business coach and Entrepreneur Adrian D’Amico has teamed up with “The Funpreneur” Brett Baker to open Wollongong’s first indoor skate park by the end of the year.An Idea Adrian has had for almost 10 years is finally coming to life. “Being in business for almost 20 years I’m alw...

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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 dollars for plans to be worthwhile.There’s a range of activities you can do on the weekend living in Wollongong that won’t break the ban...

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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 completely awesome fun rock hopping along the way. Big and little kids will love it.Lo...

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The 2019 Ultimate Guide To Wollongong

Wollongong is known for being a bustling coastal city just an hour’s drive south of Sydney. So what does “the Gong” have to offer? Read on to hear our recommendations for 20 things to do in Wollongong (and nearby!). 1. Botanic Garden It’s not a visit to Wollongong without a trip to the Botanic Garden.  From the rose garden, the duck pond and the sculptures, this is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle a...

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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 spend a few days away with friends and family. The Casca...

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Christmas Carols | Wollongong

Sing like no one's listening and dance like no one's watching!That's right folks, it's that magical time of year where the community comes together to sing, dance and be merry.Invite aunties, uncles, grandparents or the next door neighbour to come along and soak up the festive cheer.Note: Some events may be weather reliant. We highly recommend checking in with individual events prior to attendance. Sunday, 1 December ...

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Grinspoon – Still In Our Hearts

You could almost taste the euphoria as Aussie rock legends and Lismore quartet Grinspoon took to the stage in front of a sold-out audience at Waves Wollongong as part of their Chemical Hearts national tour.With the audience buzzing with anticipation following performances from The Hard Aches, The Gooch Palms, and Bugs, Grinspoon hit the stage with a burst of unbridled energy...

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Best suburbs to buy in and rent in Wollongong

Wollongong is known for its great beaches 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 area offers a range of different options for all different tastes. These five suburbs offer a great lifestyle for those looking to rent and also steady market growth for those looking to buy.View of the coastline ...

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Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band Comes to Wollongong

The stars of ABC Kids are coming to Wollongong!This is your chance to join Lah-Lah's Big Live Band as they perform LIVE in concert at Woonona Bulli RSL on Saturday, 27 July.The Stripy Sock Club is for every girl and boy (and mum and dads too!). So grab your stripes and get ready to dance!The leader of the Stripey Sock Club, Lah-Lah will be joined on stage by her bandmates Buzz the Bandleader, Mister Saxophone...

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