Wollongong informally referred to as “The Gong”, is a seaside city in New South Wales, located south of Sydney. Home to a diverse range of shopping experiences, we’ve compiled a guide of our favourite shops for you to hit when you next visit. Stay with us at Mantra Wollongong, walking distance of the city and never far from the many attractions.
The Foragers Market features local, fresh and handmade products. The markets aim to provide everything in season, showcasing amazing artisan products and bring people together to enjoy what this amazing area has to offer. With comfortable chill out spaces you can drink your coffee and read the paper the markets make a perfect lazy Sunday morning.
- The Farmers/Foodies Market- every Sunday from 9am-2pm
- Artisan/Farmers Market- every 2nd Sunday from 9am-2pm
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Eat Street aims to promote those who are passionate about the food they produce. It is an all-weather outdoor night hot food market, creating a welcoming atmosphere for the community and visitors. With comfortable chill out spaces you can meet up with friends for a Thursday night meal in the city while listening to music and soaking up the community atmosphere.
Open Hours: Every Thursday from 5-9pm
Photo via (IG) @eatstreetmarket
Just a 10 minute walk from one of the most iconic beaches in Australia, Wollongong Central shopping centre cannot be missed when visiting the South Coast. Home to major retailers and over 230 leading specialty retailers you will find something suitable for you! At the centre of it all you’ll find the latest fashion, a variety of cafes and restaurants with flavours from around the world, the best beauty brands and your everyday essentials.
- Monday 9am-5:30pm
- Tuesday 9am-5:30pm
- Wednesday 9am-5:30pm
- Thursday 9am-9pm
- Friday 9am-5:30pm
- Saturday 9am-4pm
- Sunday 10am-4pm
Photo via (IG) @wollongongcentral
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