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Visit the Foragers Market in Bulli

By at October 26, 2015 | 10:24 am | 0 Comment

The Foragers Market is a weekly farmers market and they have a fantastic artisan market on the second Sunday of every month. Head there to discover fresh NSW produce, from delicious strawberries to prime cuts of meat, everything in between and the best of what's in season. There are many stalls where you'll find delicious home made goodies and unique delights

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Skydive the Beach

By at October 19, 2015 | 12:47 pm | 0 Comment

Skydive the Beach. As the name suggests, Illawarra is the only place in NSW to skydive on to the beach. Admire the beautiful sights of Wollongong from a unique vantage point as you plummet to earth… with the help of the professionals. Jump from Australia’s highest altitude skydive, up to 14,000 feet. Tandem Skydiving is unforgettable, here’s a run

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The Bowral Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame

By at October 14, 2015 | 1:11 pm | 0 Comment

Image: J Bar 2009, source. The Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame experience is a must see for cricket lovers and visitors to Illawarra alike. The centre features awesome technology, interactive touch screens, games, live footage from around the world, displays and more make it a blast for the kids and incredibly well presented for the whole

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Wollongong Art Gallery

By at October 6, 2015 | 2:08 pm | 0 Comment

This local landmark is home to one of the largest regional art museums in Australia. The gallery holds an important collection of Australian, Aboriginal and Asian art and documents the history and development of things in the Illawarra region in the form of art. An ongoing schedule of high-quality exhibitions, education and public programs makes the gallery a

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Summer Fun at North Wollongong Beach

By at October 1, 2015 | 1:09 pm | 0 Comment

  Have some fun in the sun at North Wollongong Beach. Just a short drive from Wollongongs central business district, North Beach is ideal for families. There’s rock pools to explore, wading areas to relax and good surf too. With plenty of grass, shade and picnic booths, it’s an awesome summer location and a local favourite for barbecues and outdoor

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Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame

By at September 25, 2015 | 4:05 pm | 0 Comment

The Bradman Museum isn’t just for lovers of cricket. It’s also a great place to discover what cricket is all about and why it is so important to millions of people around the world. The museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame features interactive touch screens and an expanding range of displays. View original equipment used in special matches

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Make waves at Jamberoo

By at September 17, 2015 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

Jamberoo is home to the world’s longest and biggest water thrill ride - the Funnel Web. Grab three of your friends for the raft for this exhilarating ride travelling at 30km/hour where you dart in and out of darkness. Or, if that’s a little too much for you there’s plenty of relaxing and fun activities for the whole family. You can control the action at

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A day out at the Science Centre and Planetarium

By at September 9, 2015 | 4:07 pm | 0 Comment

This is a great day out for the whole family. Based at the University of Wollongong, the Science Centre and Planetarium features more than 100 hands-on exhibits. And the Illawarra Coal Science Theatre offers an assortment of educational science shows, from exploding balloons with nitrogen gas, to being placed inside a bubble. Learn about the universe as

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Take to the Skies on a Hang Gliding Tour

By at September 2, 2015 | 12:09 pm | 0 Comment

Hang Gliding tours are one of the best adrenaline-fueled experiences in Illawarra. Established in the 1980’s, people have been soaring from the dramatic cliffs of the NSW coast for many years. To this day, hang gliding is an exhilarating adventure waiting to take off for intrepid visitors of the Illawarra. Take a tandem flight with an experienced hang gliding

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Cycling in Illawarra

By at August 21, 2015 | 11:20 am | 0 Comment

One of the best ways to explore Illawarra is on two wheels, wind rushing through your hair under the bright blue sky. Cycling in Illawarra is great. There’s lots of things to see on a ride. Better yet, you get to experience it all at your own pace. There are also some great cycle tours to take. Even if you don’t ride often you can take a tour through some

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Antiques in Illawarra

By at August 13, 2015 | 2:50 pm | 0 Comment

Illawarra is a treasure trove of Australian antiques. Perhaps because of it’s rich heritage or perhaps because of the fantastic community that love to keep history alive. At the end of the day, you’ll find great Antiques in Illawarra and treasure hunters will love to delve - here's why! There’s simply a great range of fantastic antique shops. Buyers and

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Craft Beer at the Illawarra Brewery

By at July 15, 2015 | 2:19 pm | 0 Comment

Want to enjoy some awesome, locally brewed craft beer? Then head to the popular Illawarra Brewery. First established in 2001 and originally named the Five Islands Brewing Company after the five islands just off Wollongong’s coast. It’s located right on the beach at Wollongong, this sizable microbrewery offers many custom brews and flavours as well as the

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Bring Back the Great Family Road Trip

By at June 24, 2015 | 1:32 pm | 0 Comment

Remember those great family road trips you went on as a kid?  Those were good times. The games of “I Spy”, a bag of Minties and their joke wrappers and fighting for elbow room with siblings on the back seat.  Favourite CD’s got played over and over until you knew all the words on every song and you’d always get to stop off somewhere exciting. What will

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