Featured Businesses

Award-winning Tabatinga Family Fun & Social Centre now open at Dapto! Affordable, safe & friendly children's entertainment! Drop & Dine option available.

Location: Dapto
Phone: (02) 4261 1333   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Mon-Thur 9:30am to 3:30pm, Fri-Sat 9:30 to 5:30pm* & Sun 9:30am to 4pm.* Drop & Dine 6pm to 9:30pm.
The award-winning chain of Tabatinga Family Fun Centres is now open at Dapto Leagues Club! Tabatinga is unique because it offers families a Drop & Dine Option every Friday & Saturday night whereby children can be dropped off at specific times to have their meal deal and play in a safe, secure and fully supervised indoor play facility, while parents enjoy the other facilities of the Club with the assurance that their children are happy, safe and nearby.
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GymbaROO Illawarra - research-based movement and learning program for babies & toddlers!

Location: Berkeley
Phone: 0404 730 776   Mobile: 0404 730 776
Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years   Days / Hours: Thursday 9am - 4.30pm, Friday 8.25am-4.40pm, Saturday 8.25am-11.40am
The best baby and toddler classes for infant neural and physical development. Research based programs of music and movement for fun, learning and fabulous outcomes! Be an active part of your child's early development and lay the foundations for future learning and success.
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F45 Training - Join our parent-friendly, all abilities community based training! FREE Childminding and 7 Day Trial Offer.

Location: Corrimal & Bulli
Phone:    Mobile: 0448 598 537
Ages: From 16 years up to 60!   Days / Hours: Open 7 days
F45 is the new, innovative and revolutionary training system changing lives around the globe way to train and get fit! Based in Corrimal and Bulli. Perfect for parents (flexibility of 7 different classes per week) and those returning to training or getting fit after a long absence - even if you have never exercised before. F45 is for all bodies, all ages, all levels and all abilities! FREE childminding also available! We'd love to see you - grab a 7 day pass and start training with us today.
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The Illawarra Light Railway & Museum - free family fun day out! Available for childrens' parties.

Location: Albion Park Rail
Phone: 4256 4627    Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Museum Days: Tuesday - Thursday - Saturday from 9:30am to 3:30pm. Train rides on the Second Sunday of each month, from 10am to 3pm. Check website for extra running days and public holiday's through the year.
Our Museum is a great place for families to have a great day out! . Entry is FREE which includes FREE usage of the picnic grounds with wood fired bbq’s and childrens' play areas..The Museum is opened traditionally on the second Sunday of each month from 10am to 3pm - often hosting other events and fun family themed nights eg Halloween.
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Twinkle Tots Baby Music Classes. Suzuki Early Childhood Music for newborns - 3 years in Corrimal and Dapto.

Location: Corrimal & Dapto
Phone:    Mobile: 0400 399 014
Ages: Newborn - 3 years   Days / Hours: Classes available in Corrimal District Library and Community Centre & Dapto Ribbonwood Centre
Twinkle Tots Baby Music classes offer a weekly program for you and your child, aged 0 - 3 years, to explore music. The class activities are designed to support and stimulate early childhood language, auditory, motor and social development through music and the learning partnerships with parents and carers. Each class is led by two experienced music teachers with qualifications in Suzuki Early Childhood Music.
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Bubble 'n' Bounce/eightfoxavenue Indoor Sports Centre - exclusive kids birthday parties at great prices! School Holidays Special Party Offer.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8322   Mobile: 0403 400 100
Ages: All ages welcome!   Days / Hours: 8am - 11pm 7 days. No General Admission - bookings only (subject to availability).
Plan an unforgettable party at Bubble 'n' Bounce - get the whole venue for your exclusive use! You can create the party to remember that everyone will love. 2 Hours PLUS Party Packages including party host, pizza delivery, use of ALL sporting facilities, BBQ, barista for the parents and more! Book your exclusive 2 hour "Bubble 'n' Bounce" session for up to 20 kids for just $399 during the school holidays.
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Wairo Beach - Pay for 3 nights - stay for 4. Book your next family holiday at our stunning beachfront location.

Location: Lake Tabourie
Phone: (02) 4457 3035   Mobile:
Ages: All ages family-friendly getaway!   Days / Hours:
Wairo Beach Holiday Park is the perfect choice for your next family holiday and we can’t wait to welcome you to Wairo Time! With direct access to one of the most stunning Australian beaches, our unique holiday Park is located along NSW’s South Coast in Lake Tabourie, just South of Ulladulla. Surf the waves, splash in the resort style pool, bounce on the kangaroo jumper or paddle your kayak … there’s so many coastal villages to explore and local experiences to enjoy.
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Yoga and Mindfulness for children and adults. Increasing a sense of calm and confidence. Northern Illawarra.

Location: Austinner & Coledale
Phone:    Mobile: 0427 131 701
Ages: Children – 5-12 years old, families and adults   Days / Hours: Wednesdays & Fridays
Erika Steller teaches with both deep respect for the ancient yoga tradition and the practices of mindfulness, as well as a sense of fun, joy and lightness. She has a down-to-Earth approach and a dedication to sharing practices and perspectives for enhancing our everyday lives. Erika's yoga classes for children are long running and are well-loved by children as well as parents, who see the benefits in their children.
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Illawarra Golf Complex - cheap family FUN and great kids party venue! Get your 3rd Putt Putt game FREE!

Location: Windang
Phone: (02) 4296 4427   Mobile: (02) 4296 4427
Ages: 3 years +   Days / Hours: 7 days per week 8am to 5pm Sat/Sun/Mon/Tue, 8am to 7pm Wed/Thur/Fri (bookings not required). Last balls sold ½ before close.
Looking for something fun to do with the family? Why not come down and smack some balls, hire clubs available for all ages from 3 years up. It's such a fun and different holiday activity outing - your kids will really enjoy it! Try buddying up your school child with a friend and bring them both down... Open 7 days! Great family day out on our 18 hole putt putt golf course!
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Towradgi Park Bowls & Recreation Club - NEW Kids Playground! Awesome Uber offer! Family-friendly summer offers. And why locals love our menu!

Location: Towradgi
Phone: (02) 4285 5228   Mobile:
Ages: Family friendly!   Days / Hours: Mon-Wed: 9am to 11pm, Thu: 9am to 10pm, Fri-Sat: 9am to Midnight, Sun: 9am to 10pm.
NEW Kids Play Area! A great spot in the warmer months, where you can take a dip in the ocean, spend some time at the beach and then pop in for a delicious brekkie, lunch or early dinner with the family and kids! What about organising a babysitter, gather your partner or mates and utilise the awesome UBER Partnership with the Bowlo!
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Hangtime Trampoline Park - Exclusive Parents Guide DISCOUNT OFFER for Jump Time sessions and Party Bookings!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 8014 9017   Mobile: (02) 8014 9017
Ages: Aged 2 - 200!   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 9pm, Saturday 10am to 7pm, Sunday 9.30am to 6pm
Bounce, Flip and Learn to Fly in our purpose built trampoline playground. Looking for an awesome, action-packed, fun-filled party destination? Well, look no further, because Hangtime Parties get rave reviews from kids and parents and here's why!
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Hangdog Climbing Gym - Exclusive Parents Guide discount on casual entry and Birthday Parties!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 8369   Mobile:
Ages: 3 years - 100!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday 10am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 7pm & Sunday 9am to 6pm.
For kids who are climbing the walls! Plus Kids Club! Hangdog Climbing Gym is the Illawarra's only purpose built indoor rock climbing and bouldering facility! With over 100 climbs on 40 ropes and the new Auto Belay system, you and your kids can experience the thrill of rock climbing in a safe and controlled environment. Get 15% off when you use this exclusive Parents Guide discount code!
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Revolution Laser Arena - Parents Guide Exclusive discount on casual entry and parties!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 8014 9017   Mobile:
Ages: 5 years+   Days / Hours: Wed/Thur/Fri 4pm to 9pm, Saturday 10am to 9pm & Sunday 10am to 6pm.
The Next Generation in Live Action Gaming! Plus get a Parents Guide exclusive 15% discount, click below to see the discount code..
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Circus Monoxide - unique circus training & gymnastic classes for kids and adults. Plus parties!

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: (02) 4285 0066   Mobile:
Ages: 2 years - adult   Days / Hours: Open every day for classes, birthday parties and venue hire
Develop amazing circus tricks and skills, get fit, improve confidence and agility. We offer huge diversity of classes from age 2-adults! Plus we offer unique party packages...
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Kiama Downs Medical Practice - A family owned, award-winning practice focusing on kids, women and adolescent health

Location: Kiama Downs
Phone: (02) 4237 7502   Mobile:
Ages: Family-focused practice   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 5.30pm (late Tuesdays & Thursdays until 6.30pm for current patients)
Our team of four locally trained young doctors have a reputation for excellent family focused care and for being great doctors for babies, children and teens. Our doctors establish great rapport with children and adolescents and have additional paediatric emergency and paediatric general practice experience in pregnancy, fertility, skin cancer, women's health, men's health and mental health.
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Zyna Zumba! Fun, exercise and awesome music awaits! Thirroul Community Centre

Location: Thirroul
Phone:    Mobile: 0418 683 235
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Every Tuesday from 7pm - 8pm
Get yourself in shape at the ultimate dance-fitness party! Come and Zumba with me! I am currently licensed to teach Zumba, Zumba® Toning, Aqua Zumba®, Zumba Gold®, Zumba Gold® Toning, Zumba® Kids & Kids Jr.
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Science Space - Interactive science FUN! Largest hands-on science centre in NSW! Birthday Party Packages available

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4286 5000   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Open 6 days from Thursday to Tuesday from 10am - 4pm. Closed on Wednesdays during school term.
The internationally-recognised, Science Space is the largest hands-on science centre in NSW! SO much fun to be had for kids of all ages
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Yarnsy's Cafe & Art Space - why locals and family's cannot get enough of this innovative and cool foodie hangout!

Location: Tarrawanna
Phone: 0417 048 165   Mobile: 0417 048 165
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 5am to 3.30pm. Saturday - Sunday from 6am to 3pm
Nestled away in Tarrawanna is one of the Illawarra's best kept secrets when it comes to great food and coffee! Yarnsy's Café has certainly cemented itself as a much loved favourite for foodies, coffee lovers and for anyone wanting a cool café hangout that brings together everything we love about art, music and culture in the Illawarra!
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Harmony Naturopathics - restore and revitalise your health and well being the natural way.

Location: Thirroul
Phone: (02) 4268 1928    Mobile: 0400 338 037
Ages:    Days / Hours: Open 7 days (times vary according to bookings & shifts)
Treat and indulge yourself - naturally. Here at Harmony Naturopathics, we offer a unique blend of services combining modern clinical Naturopathic Health Care, Spa Level Remedial Massage & Beauty Treatments that will leave you feeling dazzling and whole again. Our friendly team at Harmony are all experienced, professional therapists with many years of bodywork training. We are mostly all industry association members and are accredited with all health funds for rebates for our massage & naturopathic services
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Rachael Griffin - Dignam Real Estate

Location: Bulli
Phone: (02) 4267 5377    Mobile: 0414 601 336
Ages:    Days / Hours: Open 7 Days
Having worked for 28 years in sales I have developed a passion for property and the people behind the property. It is important to me that I build trust with my clients so I can understand their needs, and what they truly desire from their sale or purchase. I know that it’s one of the biggest and most important decisions a person or family can make in their life time and I’m there to ensure my clients think both with their heart and their head.
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Dr Grace Kiiru - Consultant Paediatrician. Expert care for all your baby and child needs. Covering medical, behavioural & developmental issues.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4243 8991   Mobile:
Ages: Babies to Adolescents    Days / Hours: Monday - Wednesday from 9am to 5pm
A local female Paediatrician, Dr Grace Kiiru is a mum of two. Dr Grace offers full Paediatric services from birth to adolescents. She cares for unwell infants, covers any regular check ups, medical problems, learning difficulties and behavioural or developmental concerns and can quickly and accurately diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Illawarra Family Day Care - quality, registered, home-based child care for ages 0-13. Illawarra-wide. Become a Registered Educator and work from home!

Location: Dapto / Illawarra wide
Phone: (02) 4261 8299   Mobile:
Ages: 0 - 13 years   Days / Hours: Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am to 4.30pm
Illawarra Family Day Care provides quality childcare by professional educators in a child-centred registered home environment for 0 - 13 year olds across the Illawarra. They have also been operating over 40 years. By providing high-quality home based child care, IFDC believes that children are given the opportunity to experience care in an enriching environment - one that allows them to develop physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually at their own pace.
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Italiano per Piacere! Italian Language & Culture Program for Adults!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8222   Mobile:
Ages: Adults   Days / Hours: 10 week program delivered as a 2.5 hour weekly for beginners and intermediate level
Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself into Italy’s vibrant culture and lyrical language without having to travel too far? Italiano per piacere! is a language program which caters specifically for adults who wish to acquire a conversational level of Italian and a better understanding of Italy and its culture. Our classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience.
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Lotus Patch - Mindfulness, Hypnobirthing and Infant Massage. Private tuition and home visits also available.

Location: Private and home visits available
Phone:    Mobile: 0481 481 539
Ages: Families and expecting couples   Days / Hours:
At the Lotus Patch, our philosophy is that we can also mend or repair our thinking and our mind to manage depression, reduce stress, improve our relationships, build resilience, improve our self esteem and so much more. Donnah Day’s experience with mindfulness and meditation spans nearly 40 years. Lotus Patch offers the unique and comprehensive antenatal education Hypnobirthing Australia™ program, Mindfulness-based stillness meditation courses and The First Touch (Infant Massage) Program.
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Natural Habitat Landscapes - experts in providing you with the outdoor space of your dreams.

Location: Illawarra, South Coast and surrounding areas
Phone: 0403 296 775   Mobile: 0403 296 775
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm
Natural Habitat Landscapes are a local family owned landscaping company that has been operating in the Wollongong area for 11 years. Our team are skilled in all aspects of landscape construction. We have a small, highly skilled team who take a great deal of pride in providing exceptional service and results for our customers. Our aim is that your home will feel like a sanctuary - a holiday destination in your own backyard.
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'Strong Kids' - balance, endurance, and overall fitness for kids! Claim your Active Kids Voucher.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4207 9999    Mobile:
Ages: 6 - 16 years of age   Days / Hours: Currently classes run Monday and Tuesday afternoon, but we respond to demand each term.
PhysioHealth’s ‘Strong Kids’ is a 10 week research and evidence-based program both designed and delivered by our Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists who have a strong focus and passion for the benefits of resistance training for children. The program runs in accordance with school terms and focuses on the benefits of resistance training in children aged 6 to 16 years. Training in motor patterns, coordination and neuromuscular control can make changes to technique in order to prevent injury and make some great positive changes for the future.
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Cedars Early Learning Centre - giving 3-5 year olds the best possible start before 'big' school!

Location: Farmborough Heights
Phone: (02) 4271 8124   Mobile:
Ages: Prep - 3 to 5 year old   Days / Hours: Open 48 weeks a year from 8am - 6pm
By enrolling your child at ELC, your child will have a significant head start before they commence 'big' school. We strive to give all of our Prep students, the strongest possible start by building core competencies that are critical to their development through language, communication, and fine motor skills. Book a Tour today.
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Corrimal & Balgownie Physiotherapy - Women's Health, Pilates, Post-Natal & Pregnancy, Massage and more!

Phone: Corrimal: (02) 4285 5016 | Balgownie: (02) 4285 9220   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri: 8am to 7pm. Tues and Thurs 8.30am to 6.30pm
As one of the longest running physiotherapy practices in Wollongong, we are committed to delivering better treatment, better outcomes & better value! We are totally committed to studying some of the latest hands-on techniques and are regular teachers of other physiotherapists in this area. In addition to providing a full suite of Physiotherapy services, including a focus on Women's Health (including pregnancy and post-natal problems), we also offer Pilates Classes, Massage, Dry Needling & Acupuncture and Pelvic Floor Classes.
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Dr Jodi Croft - passionate advocator for women-focused Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Location: Wollongong Private Hospital
Phone: 1300 971 265   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours:
Dr Jodi Croft is a local Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who grew up in the Illawarra, has been living in Wollongong for the past 17 years and is mum to 3 young children. She is a passionate advocator for women-focused obstetrics and gynaecology. Dr Croft understands that all women are different and will tailor an obstetrics management plan to suit your needs.
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Inner Bliss Kids Yoga - teaching confidence, calm and flexibility. Based in Dapto

Phone:    Mobile: 0431 104 915
Ages: 5- 12 years   Days / Hours: Monday and Tuesdays 3.45pm-4.30pm (5 - 8 years) & Monday and Tuesdays 4.30pm-5.15pm (9 - 12 years)
At Inner Bliss Kids Yoga, our mission is to empower and inspire children to discover their own inner strength, develop their self-confidence and create their own sense of calm. Our classes include breathing exercises, yoga poses, yoga games, art, music and relaxation activities, where children are encouraged to express their creativity, have fun, make friends and enjoy the experience of yoga.
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Movelife Wollongong - Mindfulness, Movement, Nourishment, Creativity and Community!

Location: Bulli & Fairy Meadow
Phone:    Mobile: 0408 302 689
Ages:    Days / Hours: Refer 2018 Timetable. Classes start 23 July
Movelife is now in Wollongong! Now in two locations at Bulli and Fairy Meadow. Movelife transforms and creates a culture that empowers individuals, teams and organisations to make their move towards outstanding health, wellbeing and performance in all aspects of their life! Yoga, meditation, reiki healing and barre classes available now!
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The Leather Doctor - restoring your furniture to brand new again. Operating for 29 years!

Location: Campbelltown to the South Coast
Phone:    Mobile: 0418 661743
Ages:    Days / Hours:
The Leather Doctor has been operating for 29 years and has grown to become Australia’s largest mobile furniture repair network. Our materials are supplied by a select few high quality Australian manufacturers to ensure the highest quality finish and longevity in the repair work. Ian Dewey is a qualified Technician of Illawarra area he not only specialises in Leather we deal with all kinds of fabrics too. We are available in your area right from Campbelltown to the South Coast.
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Caroline Jolly Interiors - Local design and style advice for your home or business

Location: Illawarra wide
Phone: 0490 341 249   Mobile: 0490 341 249
Ages: Home & Business Owners of any age!   Days / Hours: By appointment
Whether you need help renovating, selecting colours or furnishing you home - I can help with all this and more! I have been transforming homes, bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms and office spaces since 2015. I am local interior designer and am passionate about design and decor. My business, Caroline Jolly Interiors, is a one stop shop providing assistance for all aspects of your design from the floor to the ceiling. Whether you are after a new kitchen design, cafe fit out or a revamp of your interiors.
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Da Vinci Art Studio – Fine Art Classes, Art Parties for all ages & Art supplies

Location: Shellharbour City Centre
Phone: (02) 4295 1042    Mobile: 0414 829 548
Ages: Primary, High School & Adults   Days / Hours: 10 weeks approx. per school term. Days/Times as per the Enrolment Form.
Little Leonardo's Art Studio has serviced the Illawarra area for 8 years. We have now decided to evolve and refresh our image. Once an art service predominately for children, we now have young adults as well as adults who have joined our creative family. Our philosophy is to guide children and adults in understanding the fundamentals of art practice and art appreciation whilst having a lot of fun.
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Dr Kothari & Wollongong Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Wollongong welcomes a world class surgeon to our region.

Location: Wollongong Private Hospital & Shellharbour Private Hospital
Phone: (02) 4225 1999 (Wollongong) or (02) 4295 2968 (Shellharbour)   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8.30am - 5.30pm. Saturday - Urgent Appointment on Request
Dr Kothari is a compassionate and highly trained Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, Laparoscopic and Robotic surgeon. Dr Kothari is the first Gynaecologist to do Robotic Surgery in the Illawarra - a first for our region! He lives locally and provides world class healthcare. Dr Kothari provides his personalised care with the following services in his consulting rooms at both Wollongong Private Hospital and Shellharbour Private Hospital:
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Dragonfly Parties - Creating unforgettable moments for children's parties! Mention Parents Guide and receive *FREE Party Goody Bags!

Phone:    Mobile: 0422 219 477
Ages: 2 years +   Days / Hours:
We are mobile party hosts who add a touch of sparkle to your children's parties & events! With a range of characters for both boys and girls, we can create a fun (and more importantly a stress free) party just for you! We provide high-energy games and activities (a.k.a we tire them out!) - we can provide costumed party hosts, face painters and balloon artists also - simply book online! Mention Parents Guide for FREE Party Goody Bags for your guests!
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Get Active Health Solutions. Personalised health & fitness coach, massage therapy and pelvic floor courses!

Location: Shellharbour & surrounds
Phone: 0404 142 135   Mobile: 0404 142 135
Ages:    Days / Hours:
I’m a Personal Trainer, Massage Therapist, Qualified Health Coach and a Natural Therapies Educator. I also conduct regular Pelvic Floor Courses within the community. If you want to receive personal mentoring for your health and wellness journey, please join my tribe! I am passionate about natural health and empowering both you and your family to achieve the best possible health outcomes.
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Leanne Bridger Therapeutic Facial Massages - Personalised, nurturing, relaxing.......

Location: Austinmer
Phone:    Mobile: 0408 236 856
Ages:    Days / Hours: Tuesday 11am-3pm, Wednesday & Friday 10am-3pm
Leanne Bridger is a qualified therapeutic facialist with 25 years experience. Her signature facials are truly an indulgent, pampering and relaxing experience which has earned her a loyal clientele. Specialising in pressure point application and a supplier of local Ibah Botanicals, Leanne's facials are highly sought after by women who are experiencing stress or anxiety, suffer from headaches and migraines, are unwell or recovering from Cancer or who are simply time poor and just wanting to be spoilt.
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Marsden Clinical Psychology - experts in mental health treatment of families, children/teens, parents and adults

Location: Woonona & Wollongong
Phone: 0411 542 624   Mobile: 0411 542 624
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8am to 7pm. Friday - Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
Specialising in counselling, assessment and support for adolescents, children, families and adults, Marsden Clinical Psychology promote emotional wellbeing and recovery from mental illness through individually tailored and goal-directed therapy. They also run a 4 week Circle of Security for parents starting 4 September in their Woonona clinic.
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My Tiny Dancer - preschool kids dance classes. A beautiful, joyful and stress-free experience for little dancers....

Location: Corrimal, Figtree and Shellharbour
Phone:    Mobile: 0410 950 399
Ages: 18 months to 5years - dedicated to pre-school age children   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday
My Tiny Dancer is FUN for the kids (but totally stress-free for you! We work hard to make sure that your pre-schooler dance class experience with My Tiny Dancer is a beautiful one for you AND your child. From FREE trial classes, NO concerts or exams, easy online booking systems, pro-rata fees, money back guarantees and family-friendly venues, we’re all about making this part of your week totally stress-free.
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vennu - Illawarra! Discover local spaces to hire for your next party, special event or mums catch up!

Phone: 1800 549 811   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Online / Hours - Monday to Friday from 9am - 5.30pm
An easy to use digital marketplace, vennu showcases an abundance of unique community spaces to hire, saving time, money and effort - and insurance is also included! Parents will be inspired by over 50 cost effective community spaces for hire in the local area, suited to parties, kids parties, mothers group catch ups, sports, community get togethers, family events, performances as well as corporate meeting space and off sites.
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Wings Over Illawarra 2019 - our region's LARGEST CARNIVAL - SAVE over 35% on tickets hurry!

Location: Albion Park
Phone: (02) 4208 3997   Mobile:
Ages: All ages family-friendly event!   Days / Hours: Saturday 4 May - Sunday 5 May, 2019. Gates open 9am - 5pm. Airshow 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wings Over Illawarra 2019 - something for EVERY FAMILY MEMBER! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular, right here in the Illawarra, returns Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2019 - make sure you put the dates in your diaries and join us for an aviation extravaganza! Tickets ON SALE NOW! EARLY BIRD SPECIAL PRICING - SAVE over 35% on family and kids tickets.
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The Big Green Trampoline is now open! Flip Out Albion Park is HERE! Little Ninja Classes and more on offer...

Location: Albion Park
Phone: (02) 4257 4092   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 9am-9pm Friday and Saturday: 9am-10pm
The big green trampoline has arrived in Albion Park! Come in and meet the friendly team at Flip Out's brand new venue in the Illawarra! Flip Out Albion Park Open 7 days a week, be sure to find time to come in and have a blast! So get your bounce on and more - check out all the activities on offer! Little Ninjas, Flip Our Playgroup, Flip Out After Dark and more!
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Wollongong Botanic Garden - stunning playpark, gardens, events, nature and fab birthday party packages!

Location: Keiraville
Phone: (02) 4227 7667   Mobile: (02) 4227 7667
Ages: All welcome   Days / Hours: Non-Daylight Saving Hours: 7am to 5pm daily / Daylight Saving Hours: Weekdays 7am to 6pm & Weekends & Public Holidays 7am to 6.45pm / Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day only.
Wollongong Botanic Garden is a wonderful place to visit with its many garden collections to explore, picnic spaces to enjoy, an All Abilities Playground, a duck feeding area plus a range of family and child-focused activities including school holiday programs, garden workshops, theatrical tours and outdoor cinema.
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Violetta Strabic - Voart Studio Art Classes

Location: Across Wollongong
Phone: 0435 036 471   Mobile: 0435 036 471
Ages: 6 years + and parents can also attend! Plus adult classes!   Days / Hours: Monday - Saturday
Violetta Strabic is a passionate full time local artist who has been teaching drawing and ceramics to children and adults since 2012. Voart Studio offers art classes in public schools across Wollongong as well as in the studio. Voart focuses on the fundamentals of art and drawing with the goal to creating your very own still life masterpiece!
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Green Bean Play Cafe - Indoor Playcentre - amazing for kids (and parents!)

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4283 9900   Mobile:
Ages: Up to 8 years   Days / Hours: Monday – Friday, 8.30am to 1.30pm
With a free daily activity, great coffee and plenty of free play to keep the kids occupied, Green Bean Play Cafe is a great playdate option for parents!
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Paint Make Play - Nerf Wars and Creative Art & Craft Parties for kids! We come to you - mobile party service!

Location: Wollongong & Illawarra
Phone: 0404 019 636   Mobile: 0404 019 636
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours:
Paint Make Play offers fantastic children’s mobile art and craft parties and wait for it - Nerf War Parties! For up to 20 children and parties are 2 hours long! For all ages and not just for kids!
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Uniquely You Psychology & Humble Healing - offering counselling, support services and Circle of Security Parenting Classes

Location: Warilla
Phone: Uniquely You Psychology and Humble Healing: (02) 4244 4376   Mobile: Uniquely You Psychology: 0404 077 179; Humble Healing: 0478 058 005
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Uniquely You Psychology: Monday to Thursday from 9am - 9pm, Friday 9am - 5pm & Saturday 9am - 2pm. Humble Healing: Tuesday to Friday from 9am - 2.30pm
At Uniquely You Psychology we are committed to offering you evidence based and complementary therapies to improve and enhance your overall mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Humble Healings provides Life Coaching, Reiki healing and Circle of Security Parenting Groups.
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Bannisters Mollymook - Luxury coastal escapes by the sea....the ideal getaway plan.

Location: Mollymook
Phone: (02) 4455 3044   Mobile: (02) 4455 3044
Ages: Romantic escape   Days / Hours: Refer website
Offering exceptional accommodation and a long list of ways to indulge and unwind, Bannisters by the Sea and Bannisters Pavillion are both the ultimate indulgent guilty pleasures. Whether it be a wedding anniversary, girls’ weekend away, or romantic escape for two, no-one quite does accommodation, luxury and pampering all in the one sentence, like Bannisters Hotels. Day Spa, rooftop cocktails, delicious food, bubbles and oysters, high tea, Bannisters ticks all the boxes…
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Emerge Therapy - empowering and individual counselling for kids, teens & parents. Self-care workshops for mothers also!

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: 0403 840 645   Mobile: 0403 840 645
Ages: From 4 years - adults   Days / Hours: Tuesday 2pm - 6.30pm, Wednesday 2pm - 6.30pm, Thursday 2pm - 6.30pm. Other appointments available upon request.
With 10 years experience in the Community Services and Counselling sector as a Child & Family Therapist, we can assist our clients with depression, anxiety, stress, relationship problems, big life changes, grief, loss, anger management, parenting difficulties, grief and loss (and much more). We see children from 4 years through to 18 years of age for many different issues to do with everyday life, utilising sand play, art work, craft and play therapy. We have now also introduced self-care workshops for motherhood.
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Zig Zag Hub - Co-share Work Space and Membership - Grow your business

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 0423 809 680    Mobile: 0423 809 680
Ages: From entrepreneurs to retiree's - be inspired, be productive   Days / Hours: Get a FREE day trial! Monday - Friday
The Zig Zag hub is a community of start-ups, freelancers and entrepreneurs co-working in a shared office space. Co-working can help you grow your business faster, expand your personal and professional networks, and find new clients. We also have a NEW Mentoring Program, scholarship opportunities for new startups and regular events for members. Find out all the benefits that working in a collaborative, co-working environment provides.
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Asha Holistic Health - Clinical Naturopath & Fertility Specialist for men and women

Location: Corrimal
Phone: 1300 668 842   Mobile: 1300 668 842
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Wednesday - Friday from 9am to 6.30pm. Saturday from 9am to 1pm
Nadine Campbell is a highly qualified naturopath and herbalist whose focus is to help you to achieve your health goals, increase your vitality and provide you with the tools to achieve and maintain good health. Nadine is classified as a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist. This specialist training provides Nadine with additional highly detailed knowledge, skills and information specific to male and female reproductive and fertility disorders.
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Bulli PCYC - after school & vacation care programs for all ages!

Location: Bulli
Phone: (02) 4284 3878   Mobile: (02) 4284 3878
Ages: 18 months - adults!   Days / Hours: Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm – 8.30pm. Weekends and vacation care hours also available.
Bulli PCYC
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Coccinella Italian School for Children - introduce your child to the creative and fun world of the Italian language & culture!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8222   Mobile: (02) 4228 8222
Ages: 3 - 11 years of age   Days / Hours: After School & Saturday mornings classes
Introduce your child to the wonderful world of the italian language in a fun and creative way! Coccinella will take you on a wondrous Italian adventure! We are now offering After School Hours and Saturday morning classes. The Coccinella classes will guide children to speak Italian through different activities such as games, songs, art, stories, craft, dance and puppets.
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Early Start Discovery Space - Australia's only dedicated children's museum - interactive, educational and so much fun!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4221 3777   Mobile:
Ages: For children birth -12 years and adults   Days / Hours: Open Tuesday through to Sunday from 9am - 4pm.
Early Start Discovery Space is Australia's only dedicated children's museum. Come to this rich, diverse and FUN interactive learning space specifically designed for children from birth to 12 years. A true family favourite venue that attracts families from all across Australia...
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Good Form Physio - specialising in Post Natal Physio and helping mums after birth and baby

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 4258 4242   Mobile: 0490 489 270
Ages:    Days / Hours:
Physiotherapy for busy mums! Are you putting up with aches, pains and niggles from having babies and raising children? Do you want to get back to an active, painfree lifestyle? Good Form Physio specialises in helping mums get back to their best.
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Maisy & Co - Because everyone deserves beautiful things in their life! Gorgeous homewares & gifts and candy bar!

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0424 165 126   Mobile: 0424 165 126
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm. Saturday from 9.30am to 2pm. Closed Sunday.
A family-owned business that is also Woonona's first homewares store. Some of the gorgeous items we offer include stunning women's fashion, accessories and footwear, luxe candles, occasional furniture, soft furnishings, homewares, artwork, lighting, newborn & children's gifts and toys and gifts for men. We are not your 'average' retail store as we also incorporate 'Maisy's Candy Shop' which is Wollongong’s ONLY candy shop with the good old fashioned ‘scoop & weigh’ candy bar!
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Wild at Heart Adventure Cards - 30 inspirational family adventures await....

Phone:    Mobile:
Ages: For all families!   Days / Hours: Available online
Who doesn't love a gift that just keeps on giving? A gift that is unique and meaningful...one that can help create memorable moments and strengthen bonds. Break free from the daily grind and enjoy more good quality and much needed tech-free family time with our Family Adventure Cards! A perfect and fun way to strengthen relationships and creating lasting memories! Invest more in this precious time as a family.. and importantly in you & your families happiness!
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Little Dancers - pre-school ballet and jazz!

Location: Thirroul
Phone: 0408 969 156   Mobile: 0408 969 156
Ages: Preschool classes 3-6 years    Days / Hours: Refer timetable
Classes offer an introduction to the wonderful world of Dance. Children learn the beginning steps in Ballet and Jazz, developing co-ordination, rhythm, motor skills & musicality. Ages 3-6.
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Mountain Avenue Swim School - offering relaxed, personal, family-friendly classes in Woonona! Autism Swim Approved.

Location: Woonona
Phone:    Mobile: 0450 967 628
Ages: Babies and preschooler classes (6 months - 5 years).   Days / Hours: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday classes.
Welcome to Mountain Avenue Swim School! We are a small family run, AUSTSWIM accredited swim school in an undercover heated pool and we are opening for Term 4. We offer a relaxed, personal, family friendly environment. We offer a FREE trial also. I am very proud to announce that I am Autism Swim Approved, am currently undertaking NDIS registration. I look forward to bringing my Occupational Therapy background into lessons and helping your little ones reach their goals within the water!
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The Nesting Place

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0403 006 723   Mobile: 0403 006 723
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Contact The Nesting Place
Nurturing women through pregnancy, birth & new motherhood. I've been working with pregnant women and new mamas since 2008 to help them feel supported, confident and relaxed in new motherhood. I would love to help you too! I offer a premium in-home postpartum support service to new mamas in the Illawarra region. My services include Ayurvedic meal preparation, massage, breastfeeding support, sleep and settling guidance, emotional support plus much more.
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Illawarra Swim School - quality lessons for kids, adults and awesome pool parties!

Location: West Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8488   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Monday - Saturday
Learn to swim, babies to grandparents, pool parties, all in the comfort of our indoor heated pool!
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CIY.CLUB (Code it Yourself) Kids Coding Workshops! Minecraft, website design, apps, game coding and more!

Location: Illawarra wide
Phone: 0403 578 688   Mobile: 0403 578 688
Ages: 7-18 years   Days / Hours:
Code It Yourself Clubs are an after-school, weekend and holiday club where kids come together to train to be creators of technology.
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Dapto Dentists - Book today & save up to 40% off your dental fees!

Location: Dapto
Phone: (02) 4288 0737   Mobile: (02) 4288 0737
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Mon to Fri: 8am – 6pm (After hours treatment available everyday with prior appointment) Sat: 8.30am – 1pm
Dapto Dentists has a special mission: Making dentistry more affordable AND accessible to the community. Family owned, child-friendly dental surgery! At Dapto Dentists, we are equipped with state of the art equipment and continuing the tradition of Quality Dentistry at a very affordable cost.
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Nina Photography Studios - Multi award-winning & industry leading local photographer

Location: Port Kembla
Phone: (02) 4208 2089   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours:
Natalie Rachlewicz is an Associate Accredited AIPP Photographer. Her work has been recognised internationally and within Australia, with her portraits of children, babies and families. Feelings of love, honour and adoration are found when experiencing this local artists beautiful fine art creations.

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Tea for She - unique, organic, loose leaf teas blended by hand and with love....

Location: Illawarra-based
Phone:    Mobile: Via online
Ages:    Days / Hours: Online store and local stockists. Ships Australia-wide.
Our ingredients are sourced from local and international tea suppliers, but all of our teas are hand blended in Australia using organic ingredients. That means they're grown without the use of chemical fertilisers, harmful pesticides, harmful herbicides and unsustainable crop management practices. To make our teas extra special, they're all blended by hand. Try our Nursing Mama, Women's Tonic, Perfect Harmony and many more...
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Woonona Medical Practice - Offering best individual patient care for over 50 years. Same-day sick kids appointments now available!

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 4283 3433   Mobile:
Ages: All ages family-friendly practice   Days / Hours: Appointments available every day! Monday 8am - 6:30pm, Tuesday 8am - 6:30pm, Wednesday 8am - 6:30pm, Thursday 8am - 6:30pm, Friday 8am - 6:30pm, Saturday 8:30am - 2pm
Established for over 50 years, the experienced, specialised team of 9 doctors, 3 nurses and their Reception staff at WMP, continue to provide excellence in the treatment of family health. We offer an Integrative Medicine philosophy of healthcare which focuses on the best individual patient care, with the combining of the best conventional western medicine practices with evidence based complementary medicine and therapies. We also prioritise children (under 16 years) who need to see one a doctor on the same day.
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Carys & Co - be spoilt! Beautiful, handmade products for your face, body & home. Best-selling luxury soaps!

Location: Thirroul
Phone: Via email   Mobile: Via email
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours:
Carys & Co is a small business based in the Illawarra whose products are lovingly created by hand in small batches. We use high quality ingredients, locally sourced when we can, ensuring the best, luxury products for you. Check out our online shop for gorgeous artisan soaps, soy wax-based candles and body scrubs and butters! New line of kids soaps coming plus our custom-made ‘breastmilk’ soaps.
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CUA - Financial Products & Services to help make the parenting journey easier

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4225 5910   Mobile: (02) 4225 5910
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm. Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm. Friday: 9am - 5pm.
At the CUA, whether it’s rubbing tums, wiping bums or all the above and everything in between, we’re thrilled to offer a specific range of products and services to help make the parental journey easier. Phew! Check out our Baby Budget Estimator or Parental Leave Calculator. Want to pause your home loan repayments to spend more time with bub, find out how with CUA.
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Fit For Change - We help busy mums and dads get fit & healthy! 14 Days for $14 Introductory Offer!

Location: Thirroul & Russel Vale
Phone: 0402 560 973   Mobile: 0402 560 973
Ages: 18+   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 6am to 8pm & Saturday from 7am to 12pm.
Alyssa, Kerry & Emma of the Fit for Change team, offer a timetable of thirteen group fitness classes from Monday to Saturday including HIIT, core, circuit, running and strength training with each class designed for all fitness levels and abilities. Choose your workout and join our supportive community of fellow mums and dads to safely return to exercise!
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Fun-Damentals - affordable and FUN After School and Vacation Care for primary aged kids!

Location: Figtree
Phone: 0423 661 911   Mobile: 0423 661 911
Ages: Primary School Age   Days / Hours: 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday during school tholidays. 3pm - 6pm during school term (After School Care)
Fun-Damentals Sport and Movement Skills provides affordable, FUN and accessible After School Care and Vacation Care focusing on developing fundamental movement skills to primary school children. Our popular school holidays program is action-packed, non-stop fun! Our After School Care focuses on fitness, sport and healthy eating.
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Little Stompers - amazing entry deals and party packages on offer! Grab a Star Card today!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4227 6695    Mobile:
Ages: 0 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Mondays - Fridays & Saturdays from 9am to 3pm, Sundays from 10am - 3pm
Bring your little stompers to the Illawarra’s most fun, safe, clean, and best value for money Play & Party Centre! Boasting a multi-level play maze, 3 lane slide and dedicated safe toddler and baby play zone PLUS 3 reserved party rooms and disco party zone! Parents and Carers Group Specials and Twins & Triplets savings also on offer. Also – grab a Little Stompers Star Card today and get unlimited entry visits for 12 months. Have a fun and stress free party with us! Let us do all the work! We have a full list of party packages to suit every budget!
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MiTec Steel - with over 17 years experience in household welding & maintenance. Obligation FREE quotes available.

Location: Servicing Wollongong & the greater Illawarra
Phone: Text or call 0424 741 852    Mobile: Text or call 0424 741 852
Ages:    Days / Hours: 8:30am - 5pm from Monday to Friday. However hours are flexible.
MiTec Steel is a Wollongong based specialist family-owned business with over 17 years of experience in mobile welding, fabrication and repairs. We cater to a range of clients, both commercial and domestic, and have consistently delivered high quality finishes and installations across Wollongong and the Illawarra. We pride ourselves on reliable, friendly, professional services completed with high quality standards. Our number one priority is customer satisfaction.
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Mountain View Resort - mention Parents Guide and get 4 nights for the price of 3 at one of the Shoalhaven's best family getaways!

Location: Shoalhaven Heads
Phone: (02) 4448 7281   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Reception open 8.30am - 6pm
Situated within the beautiful Shoalhaven Heads, the fantastic Mountain View Resort offers a great family escape! Beautifully landscaped and well-maintained, the resort is set on spacious grounds with plenty of room for relaxation and play. Families cannot get enough of Mountain View Resort, with numerous activities onsite.
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NSW Rail Museum - a fun, interactive and educational day out for the whole family!

Location: Thirlmere
Phone: 1300 11 55 99   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 10am to 4pm. Saturday - Sunday from 9am to 5pm.
The NSW Rail Museum is a rail heritage museum located in the historic town of Thirlmere (only 50 mins from Wollongong) and is Australia's premier rail experience - a perfect day out for families! With Australia's largest collection of heritage rolling stock, state-of-the-art facilities, interactive exhibits for children, our Days Out with Thomas, the launch of the steam season with us during the Festival of Steam, regular heritage train experiences across Sydney and NSW and so much more, keep an eye on our events calendar.
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TeePee Warrior Parties - Make your child's next party or event a memorable one!

Location: Across Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: 0448 250 056   Mobile: 0448 250 056
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours:
Bringing you a touch of class and lots of fun, we at TeePee Warrior Parties, will help make your special event a memorable one for your child! Teepees available are 5 metre Bell Tents complete with setup, tables, cushions, rugs and choice of props. We can also help assist you in finding the right children's party entertainment to compliment your child's experience in their very own teepee!
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Woonona Dentists - family owned and operated practice with over 40 years of trusted service.

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 4284 4486   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: 7 days
A dentist for all the family, we will take amazing care of your child's teeth! We provide general & cosmetic dentistry in a comfortable and caring environment at an affordable price.  We are a family owned practice open to all ages. All our dentists have over 10 years clinical expertise. We are the only participating Smile Dentists in Wollongong area.
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Lower East - healthy, creative, cool family friendly eatery!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4226 9922   Mobile: (02) 4226 9922
Ages: All ages and family-friendly   Days / Hours: Mon - Fri 7am - 2.30pm (kitchen closes at 2pm), Sat 7.30am - 2.30pm (kitchen closes at 2pm), Sun 8am - 12pm
Lower East may very well be one of Wollongong's most popular and creative cafes Dishing up sumptuous breakky meals, gourmet sandwiches, lunch and exceptional coffee since 2010, Lower East began its journey establishing a reputation for warm and welcoming service, great coffee and unique and innovative dishes. Open 7 days, Lower East is no longer a well kept secret in the Illawarra and is fast proving to be a hit with families, kids and group get togethers.
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Novotel Wollongong Northbeach - luxe accommodation! Couple and family friendly room packages and dining, plus Events!

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4224 3111   Mobile: (02) 4224 3111
Ages: Family-friendly hotel!   Days / Hours: Open 7 days. 24 hour reception and room service
Stunning ocean views, spacious light filled rooms and a reputation for exceptional service has made the award winning Novotel Wollongong Northbeach an Illawarra gem! It is the perfect location for a fun-filled family getaway or romantic break!
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Numidan - gorgeous sustainable baby clothing. As baby grows you're sent the next size up!

Location: Australia-wide
Phone: Via email   Mobile: Via emails
Ages: Newborn - 6 months (up to 24 months old coming soon!)   Days / Hours: We ship anywhere in Australia. For international orders, please email us.
Less than $1 a day for all the main clothing items your bub needs! Join the Numidan family and make sure your newborn baby always has the right-sized clothes to wear. No more time-consuming and expensive hassles of buying baby clothes and wondering what to do with the outgrown clothes! For ONLY $29/month, receive 11 essential items of clothing in our exclusive designs! Simply send back the outgrown clothes once you've received the next size up!
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Toyworld Kiama is OPEN! Where the best toys come from!

Location: Kiama
Phone: (02) 4232 2684   Mobile:
Ages: Newborn - big kids!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5.30pm. Saturday 9am - 4pm & Sunday 10am - 4pm
Toyworld is Australia's largest and best-known network of independent toy retailers that has been serving local communities for over 40 years - and is now open for business in Kiama! Toyworld Kiama has a massive range of all the latest games, toys, puzzles, educational toys and more! Gift cards are now available (perfect present idea!) and join the Toyworld Club for discounts and special offers including your chance to WIN a $100 gift card drawn every month.
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Woonona Dental and Corrimal Dental - trusted dentists to generations of local families!

Location: Woonona & Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4284 2557 (Woonona) or (02) 4285 2279 (Corrimal)   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8am to 6pm. Saturday 8am to 12pm
With 30+ years experience in dentistry, and having provided dental care to generations of families for five decades, we believe that everyone deserves to have a smile they're proud to show off! We pride ourselves on providing modern, cutting-edge dental care, with a state-of-the-art facility to bring you the best technology, equipment and techniques. We also extended hours for your convenience and payment plans to suit your budget.
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Ready Steady Go Kids is coming to the Shellharbour region! Register your child today!

Phone: 0403 891 854   Mobile: 0403 891 854
Ages: 1.5 - 6 years of age   Days / Hours: 10am for 1.5 to 2.5 year olds; 10.30am for 2.5 to 4 year olds; 11.15 for 4 to 6 year olds
The best way to introduce your kids to sport! The Ready Steady Go Kids sports class program in Illawarra wide and designed to introduce pre-schoolers to the fundamentals of 10 different sports, in a fun non-competitive environment. And is now available in 5 locations across the Shellharbour region!
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Little Groovers - kids dance classes now in Dapto, Windang and Jamberoo!

Location: Jamberoo & Windang
Phone: 0405 944 744   Mobile: 0405 944 744
Ages: 18 months - 10 yrs   Days / Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
Little Groovers is a specialised kids dance school for pre-schoolers in Dapto, Windang and Jamberoo (we also offer NEW age 5-12year classes too!)
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Inflatable World Wollongong - bouncing fun every weekend and amazing birthday party venue!

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 2211   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: School Holidays everyday and Saturdays & Sundays: 10am - 4pm
Inflatable World Wollongong is THE place for family fun!  Home to part of Australia's biggest group of pop up playgrounds, Inflatable World offers bouncing fun for people of all ages!
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Dr Tahrir Basheer - Women's Health Illawarra. Caring, thorough, skilled & knowledgeable female Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4226 2844    Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday - Friday. Closed weekends and public holidays.
Dr Tahrir Basheer is a professional and highly experienced female Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who has been practicing female health in the Illawarra since 2005. She gives the optimum care in a very friendly and kind way to her patients. She explains and answer all the questions they have based on scientific evidence based medicine. Dr Basheer operates at Wollongong Private Hospital, Wollongong Public Hospital and Shellharbour Public Hospital.
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Dr Grant & Thrive Skin Clinic - evidence based, affordable, personalised skin solutions

Location: Bulli
Phone: 0404 123 781   Mobile: 0404 123 781
Ages:    Days / Hours: Wed: 1pm - 5pm, Thu: 4pm - 8pm, Fri: 2pm - 6pm, Sat: 10am - 4pm
Dr Grant gets fantastic results for her clients treating wrinkles, adult acne, dull skin, pigmentation, rosacea and other irritating skin conditions. Dr Grant is a strong advocate that you don't have to spend the earth for quality evidence-based skincare. Her facials and skin treatments are the perfect solution for busy women who find it hard to find the time to treat themselves. Make time for a consult with Dr Jemima Grant today!
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FUN Club - Big Fat Smile

Location: Across Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4283 9900   Mobile:
Ages: 5 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Contact your centre.
The kids will never be bored with activities like mad science, music, comedy and performance, film making, visual arts, sports, games and much more! Our network of 14 Fun Clubs provide an interconnected community of over 4500 children and 3500 families. Fun Club kids enjoy a safe, learning environment, a variety of activities, healthy food menus and much more!
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Headlands Austinmer Beach has it all! Family-friendly dining, romantic weekend away, great coffee catch up, and THAT view!

Location: Austinmer
Phone: (02) 4200 1099   Mobile:
Ages: All ages and family=friendly   Days / Hours: 7 days a week. 7.30am - late.
With stunning ocean views, luxe accommodation and family-friendly dining, Headlands Austinmer Beach is the ideal location to sit back, relax and enjoy time with family and friends. Boasting a regularly updated list of weekly events, Headlands is also a popular choice for weddings, special events and family gatherings. Or just come and sit on our large lawn overlooking the ocean and enjoy a relaxing coffee or glass of wine. Headlands Austinmer has something for everyone!
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Holiday Haven - Best value family holidays, 12 stunning parks to choose from! Kids Under stay for FREE all year round!

Location: Across the Shoalhaven
Phone: Refer website for phone numbers of individual locations.   Mobile:
Ages: All ages & family-friendly!   Days / Hours: All year round!
30% off Winter Accommodation Offer! Holiday Haven offers amazing all-year round accommodation no matter your budget! Boasting beautiful prime position locations all across the Shoalhaven, you wil be spoilt for choice! And Kids under 5 get to stay FREE! What are you waiting for?
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Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures - Amazing rainforest experience awaits! Get your 1 year unlimited entry pass!

Location: Knights Hill
Phone: 1300 362 881   Mobile: 1300 362 881
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Illawarra Fly: Open every day 9am - 5pm (last admission at 4.15pm). The Zipline is open from Thursday to Sunday (closed Monday to Wednesday).
The award winning Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures is one of Australia’s premier Treetop Walk and Zipline Experiences – and is home to the longest & highest steel rainforest walk in the world! Grab a MyFly Pass and get UNLIMITED FREE ENTRIES for 12 months!The Treetop Walk offers stunning panoramic views take in everything from the rainforest canopy, coastal towns and out to the Pacific Ocean. The Zipline Tour is officially the highest zipline tour in Australia!
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Jessica Anne - Birth, Maternity, Family & Lifestyle Photography (and more!)

Phone: 0478 173 101   Mobile: 0478 173 101
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours:
My name is Jessica Anne Pryor and I am a Birth Photographer, Young Living Leader, Educator & Network Marketing Professional, working out of Wollongong, the Illawarra and South Coast. I am a passionate Birth, Maternity, Family & Lifestyle Photographer as well as a distributor for Young Living Essential Oils.
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Join the Falcons - come try out hockey today. For all the family! Use your Active Kids rebate - save $100

Location: Wollongong
Phone: Via email   Mobile: Via email
Ages: 6 - 15 years   Days / Hours:
Join a group of amazing kids learning team skills, hand/eye coordination and leadership - while getting fit! No experience required! All abilities welcome.
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Kellie O’Brien Media - online marketing and social media expertise for business owners!

Phone: 0418 172 533   Mobile: 0418 172 533
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9am to 2.30pm
Kellie O’Brien is an author, speaker and coach who specialises in social media and online marketing for service-based businesses. Kellie empowers business owners to use storytelling, strategy and systems to build online marketing pathways that move your most aligned clients from discovering who you are online through to investing in you.
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One-pager of useful numbers / local support services for Illawarra based parents. For the fridge door!

Location: Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4255 5000 for Early Parenting Centre   Mobile:
Ages: For all Illawarra and local parents   Days / Hours:
there many organisations and services that can provide practical and emotional support to help you navigate your path through parenting and caring for your little one. It's a one pager summary of useful numbers and local support services available to Illawarra Families. Print and it pop on your fridge!
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Southern MMA-Kickboxing-Wrestling-BJJ. Kids and adults martial arts & fitness classes. FREE 2 week trial offer!

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0402 712 179   Mobile: 0402 712 179
Ages: From 4 years - adult   Days / Hours: Mon to Fri 4pm - 8.30pm
Not just a boys club! Our gym is for everyone, all classes suited to everyone. Do not be misguided by basic ideas and stereotypes of martial artists and gyms, everyone that trains with us come from different walks of life. All abilities and skill levels welcome! Our aim is to make the sports of amateur MMA, wrestling and Kickboxing accessible and fun. Book a one-week FREE trial or try up to two weeks for only $29!
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Your FREE Kids Rewards Chart to download - a tool that helps improve behaviour!

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0424 165 126   Mobile:
Ages: For age 2.5+ but it works for adults too ;)   Days / Hours: Open every day!
Free kids reward chart! An effective and positive method to encourage great habits and improve behaviour!
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Dr Adrian Sjarif - Wollongong gets internationally-trained Reconstructive & Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4226 6111   Mobile: (02) 4226 6111
Ages:    Days / Hours: Contact surgery for consulting times
Dr Adrian Sjarif is sought after by patients not only for his attentive, compassionate and caring manner, but for is highly regarded and specialists training as a plastic and reconstrutive surgeon. Dr Sjarif's work in reconstructive surgery for breast cancer survivors, complex skin cancer removal, scar management, and maxillofacial procedures is complimented by his outstanding reputation as a highly sought after and respected breast surgeon.
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Women With Altitude - a community dedicated to the connection & support of women. Join us for our Christmas Event - Wednesday 28 November!

Location: Across Wollongong
Phone: 0457 826 648   Mobile: 0457 826 648
Ages: For women by women!   Days / Hours:
Women with Altitude is a place where women can connect in support of each other, celebrate achievement, network, grow and learn. Our intention is to connect more women supporting women. We uplift, inspire, educate & advocate for prosperity in small business, career & personal life.
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MagicZoom Play & Party Zone - Visit Wollongong's largest indoor family play centre!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 4300   Mobile: (02) 4228 4300
Ages: 0 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 3pm. Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm. School Holidays 10am - 4pm
Make us the dream venue for your family’s next play date! We have a Multi-Level Maze,Inflatable Slides, Ball Pit, Children Arcade Zone, Interactive Projector Game and a CrawlersArea! Check out our NEW online party room booking service AND we offer a special admission package for playrgoups!
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Important Numbers

24hr Health Line
1800 022 222

Poisons Information
13 11 26

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052

13 20 11

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Helpline
1800 882 436

Australian Breastfeeding Ass.
1800 686 2 686 222

Tresillian Help Line
1300 272 736

Mental Health Line
1800 011 511 (24 hours, 7 days)

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