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

Guide to Australia Day in Wollongong

There's no doubt about it, Australia Day in Wollongong is simply iconic!With an itinerary jam-packed full of fun and adventure for all ages, we've put together a list of the top events not to be missed.What are you waiting for? Come soak up an iconic Australia Day in Wollongong! MMJ Australia Day Aquathon + the Warrigal Fun Walk-Run-Roll Come along and join in the celebrations as the Australia Day Aquathon celebrates it...

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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 2018 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 and ...

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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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Your Guide to the Top School Holiday Fun in Wollongong

We totally get it! The kids absolutely love school holidays and so do you...well most the time! But it can be tough keeping them entertained and away from the screens.The GOOD NEWS is we have some fabulous and diverse local businesses that provide a host of exciting and action-packed activities just for kids.Whether it's keeping them physically active or igniting their imagination and challenging their minds, check ...

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Steve Clisby brings 40up to Wollongong

Following sold out events across Australia, legendary performer Steve Clisby and his full band 40up are bringing their sizzling 70s, 80s and 90s dance party to Towradgi Beach Hotel & Waves on Saturday, 22 September.Celebrating Barry White and some of the masters of funk and R&B, this event is created for people 40 and over (or those close enough!).So grab your tickets and dance shoes and get ready to hit the...

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Gretel Killeen and Jackie Loeb | Wollongong Comedy

For one night only two of Australia's much-loved comedy queens, Gretel Killeen and Jackie Loeb, will light up the Wollongong Comedy stage to fill your night with some good old banter and laughter.When: Sunday, 19 August 2018 Tickets on Sale NowGretel Killeen is an award-winning TV host, comic, journalist, author and social commentator.  Wearing many successful 'hats' has come naturally to the multi-talented star. ...

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Criniti’s Italian Cuisine Now Open in Wollongong

Food lovers across Wollongong rejoice! Multi award winning family-owned restaurant Criniti's Italian Cuisine is now open in the heart of Wollongong.South Coast fans of the authentic Italian cuisine have been flocking to the new premises on Crown Street and newbies are quickly discovering what all the fuss is about.Ticking all the boxes for delicious food, superb service, and a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, Cri...

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