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

July School Holidays in Wollongong

School holidays are all about FUN! We have listed the best of the best when it comes to keeping your kids entertained in Wollongong these July school holidays.Note: To make your life easier just be sure to confirm details with individual venues prior to attendance of any event. Most importantly ENJOY the holidays!A CDP Production: Snugglepot and Cuddlepie When: 11-12 July Where: IPACThis exquisite new stage ad...

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Had a Baby

Guest Blogger Briony Goodsell of The Nesting PlaceLike many women, during my first pregnancy I spent a LOT of time preparing myself for my labour and birth. I read endless books, hundreds of birth stories, watched as many birth DVDs as I could get my hands on and became obsessed with all of the birth documentaries and shows. I did prenatal yoga, got regular massages, drank copious cups of raspberry leaf tea, attended pr...

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Kitchen Table for Six at Lagoon Seafood Restaurant

Have you discovered that one restaurant experience that sets the bar above all others?I most definitely have and the good news is, it’s right here in Wollongong!Let me introduce you to The Kitchen Table for 6 at The Lagoon Seafood Restaurant.As the locals will tell you, The Lagoon is a bit of an institution in the Illawarra. Diners have travelled far and wide just for the Lagoon experience. I would go so far...

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Lagoon Experimental Kitchen

There are not too many restaurants that can boast the scenery and water views that our very own Lagoon Seafood Restaurant grants us on arrival.There is an immediate sense that you are somewhere special. Bringing together a feeling of elegance, calm and tranquillity is certainly no easy feat but somehow they manage to pull it off time and time again.Having dined at the Lagoon in the past, I was eagerly awaiting my op...

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The Messy Playgroup

Time to have some fun with some messy play!I think most parents would agree that the words 'kids' and 'messy'  go hand in hand.As a child there is nothing better than free range play, exploring and getting your hands dirty with no such thing as time frames and procedure.The Messy Playgroup in Thirroul provides this environment in a super kid friendly facility twice a week. Combine that with several craft act...

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