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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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    Have you heard?! The Chifley has been refreshed and rebranded as the new Sage Hotel Wollongong! Book your next Gong getaway and enjoy the change :)

    7 hours ago

    Andy Griffiths' bestselling book, 'The 26-Storey Treehouse' is adapted for the stage in a wonderful production hitting the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) next weekend, and to celebrate we have a FAMILY PASS to the August 15th show + $50 voucher for The Social to giveaway! Want your fam to WIN? Share and Comment and we will announce the winner at midday tomorrow :)

    2 days ago

    HAPPY FAN PHOTO FRIDAY! Hasn’t the weather been divine lately?! This is what a Winter Sunrise over Towradgi pool looks like :) Image by Adele Fraser

    5 days ago

    Love the music of Ol’ Blue Eyes? Don’t miss ‘A Celebration of the Legendary Frank Sinatra – The Official 100th Anniversary Concert’ coming to WIN Entertainment Centre 27th September. Tickets are on sale now! http://bit.ly/1VMiBfK

    3 days ago

    All horses born in the southern hemisphere celebrate their birthday on 1st August and Darkes Forest Riding Ranch want to share in the celebration this Saturday by offering one hour trail rides for just $50! Book now!

    6 days ago

    Giveaway time! Do we have an movie buffs in the Gong? You’re going to LOVE this! The Traveling Film Festival is coming to Greater Union Wollongong next month, bringing with it a great variety of films to enjoy. We have two double passes to attend opening night up for grabs! Just Share and Tag who you would bring with you for your chance to WIN! We will announce the winner midday tomorrow.