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    Shellharbour is home to world class golf courses, a raft of excellent regional food and wine choices and an endless variety of accommodation options.

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    Kiama and its surrounds (Jamberoo, Gerringong and the Minnamurra) are home to luscious rolling hills, serene beaches and panoramic views. Explore world class attractions including Jamberoo Action Park, the Kiama Blowhole and the Illawarra Fly.

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    Southern Highlands

    The Southern Highlands is a treasure trove of destinational attractions, like award winning restaurants and wineries, magnificent gardens, rare antiques, authentic heritage and amazing natural wonders.

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    Friendly people, a laid-back way of life, bountiful fresh produce and rich local culture combined with its many idyllic natural attractions make the Shoalhaven an irresistible holiday destination.

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    Batemans Bay & Eurobodalla

    Discover 83 beaches, the islands, rivers and lakes, heritage towns, coastal villages and vast tracts of nature reserves, wilderness and wildlife that is Batemans Bay and Eurobodalla.

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    Merimbula & Sapphire Coast

    The Sapphire Coast's unique coastline offers deserted beaches, tranquil rainforests, serene rivers, lakes, and picturesque mountain backdrops.

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    Wollongong delivers an exhilarating mix of metropolitan style, seaside living and small town charm just 1.5 hours south of Sydney.

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    We're officially in single digits! Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas will arrive in Wollongong in 9 short days! This is just one more reason to love Wollongong. To celebrate the arrival of our first ever cruise ship we've been asking YOU to share your favourite Wollongong spots and things to do. There's 1-week left to share your post to our page using #cruisewollongong for the chance to WIN a night's accommodation at the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach.The winner will be announced next Thursday. #cruisewollongong

    22 hours ago

    It's Giveaway Time! We have a double pass to giveaway to Paul Kelly and Camille O'Sullivan's Ancient Rain at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) on 26 October. This brilliant show comes to Wollongong direct from the Melbourne Festival, and features all-new, original songs full of love and redemption. Simply LIKE and COMMENT for your chance to win! Winner will be announced tomorrow at 12pm so make sure you check back to see if it's you. #visitwollongong

    2 days ago

    This weeks winners! With so many people starting to use #cruisewollongong it was hard to pick a winner for this week's prize...so we've picked two! Congratulations @jamesflynnphotography (image featured) and @nadine62! Please send us a direct message so we can organise the sending of your prizes thanks to Jamberoo Action Park and Windjammers at the @Novotel Wollongong Northbeach. There is ONE week left to share your favourite Wollongong spot on Instagram or Facebook, using #cruisewollongong, to go into the draw. Next week's price is a night's accommodation at the lovely Novotel Wollongong Northbeach Just 10 sleeps to go until Royal Caribbean International's Radiance of the Seas arrives!

    3 days ago

    Today on the #cruisewollongong live stream, we're interviewing a man that had a dream to bring cruise ships to Wollongong ... so he went out and made it happen: Councillor Leigh Colacino. He will be joined by Destination Wollongong General Manager Mark Sleigh on the live stream today at 12:30pm as they tour Lang Park, talking about all that is planned for the arrival day celebrations for Royal Caribbean International's Radiance of the Seas, taking place from 8am next Sunday. Join in the arrival day celebrations by heading to Lang Park. Enjoy the best of the South Coast with market stalls, great food and live music. These live streams are made possible by In The Loop - Wollongong. Remember to keep posting your top Wollongong tips, spots and things to do to our page using #cruisewollongong for a chance to WIN some great local prizes. This week it's a family pass to Jamberoo Action Park! The winner will be announced tomorrow. 11 days to go! #cruisewollongong Image cred: Ilawarra Mercury and Mitchell Robinson

    7 hours ago

    Where will YOU be standing when Radiance of the Seas arrives in Port Kembla next Sunday 30 October? We want to know what vantage points you plan to snap photos from when the cruise ship arrives. #cruisewollongong

    4 days ago

    We are about to blow your mind! Steve Aoki is headlining MTV Beats & Eats Festival on 26 November! First release tickets have already sold out, but final release are still up for grabs! Get your hands on them here: http://bit.ly/2ciGVG2 #visitwollongong Visit NSW