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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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    Wollongong Forecast

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      Shower or two.
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      12° 21°
    23 hours ago

    How do you plan to spend your weekend in the Gong? Stunning image by Neck o' The Woods Photography

    2 days ago

    There's one month to go til Blender Festival! Music, Art and Tech are blending together in Wollongong this October long weekend. Check the website to see what free and paid events you can get along to http://bit.ly/1LMz91H

    2 days ago

    We're blessed with some amazing lookouts in the region. Which one is your favourite? Beautiful image of Sublime Point Lookout by Chilby Photography

    3 days ago

    Our family friendly Wollongong City Council Tourist Parks are the perfect destination to spend the fast approaching NSW School Holidays! Located at the beautiful Corrimal Beach Tourist Park, Windang Beach Tourist Beach Park and Bulli Beach Tourist Park (pictured)

    4 days ago

    Stumped on how to celebrate Father's Day with your Dad? Check our website for awesome ideas and events in the Gong! http://bit.ly/1VjEiCP Image of Seacliff Restaurant

    1 week ago

    Happy Fan Photo Friday!! :) It's the last weekend of Winter, who's excited for the water to warm up?! Awesome image of Woonona Beach by Chris Duczynski.