Featured Businesses

  • Mercure Gerringong Resort - award-winning kid-friendly hotel - enquire about our Shoalhaven Zoo and Visit Jamberoo Packages!

    Situated in the seaside village of Gerringong, the award-winning Mercure Gerringong Resort is an inviting boutique hotel only five minutes from Werri Beach, situated on the South Coast of NSW. Whether you are escaping on a romantic couple's getaway, family holiday or spa vacation, you will feel completely relaxed and pampered. We offer the following great kid and family-friendly features - a kids pool, king/double rooms available, great kids menu in our dine-in restaurant AND we also offer a Jamberoo Package and Shoalhaven Zoo Package!

  • UniActive - Awesome Recreation & Aquatic Centre open for general admission

    UniActive Recreation & Aquatic Centre isn't just for students and grown ups - kids can join in on the fun with our wonderful range of fitness programs specifically designed for children. We also have School Holiday Sports Camps and we have been teaching children to swim for over 25 years in our Swim School. We are also an excellent and FUN venue for your child's birthday party!

  • Melodique Music School - Vocal Training, Piano, Flute & Guitar Lessons for you or your child!

    Melodique Music School is Wollongong’s premium vocal, piano, flute and performance training, music theory coaching and artist development training - welcoming students of all ages and stages. We cater to adults every bit as much as children. Whether you are a professional or simply curious about singing or learning piano, you will love your lessons here. Just sing for fun or prepare for a special performance. Your lessons are tailored to you and your goals.

  • Hoskins Education & Care Centre - Long Day Care vacancies available now for babies & children

    Hoskins is very much proud of its tradition and looks forward to continuing on this path for many years to come - we hope your family will be part of continuing this tradition in 2019 and beyond!. Hoskins offers quality and individualised play based educational programs for babies and children aged between 6 weeks and 6 years between the hours of 7.30am - 5.30pm from Monday to Friday. They currently have vacancies for babies and children for 2019 - we very much look forward to welcoming new families!

  • City Beach Function Centre - Celebrate your child's christening, baptism or naming day. Function packages available!

    Wollongong's only 5 star beachfront wedding and events venue - now offering Christenings & Baptism Luncheon Packages! A christening, baptism or naming day is a great way to get the whole family together to celebrate your new arrival - mark this milestone with a meaningful celebration fit for a prince or princess!

  • Wollongong Private Hospital - Birthing Hospital and leading pre & post natal care in the Illawarra

    Wollongong Private Hospital sets a new benchmark in private hospital facilities for the Illawarra and South Coast - offering a full range of medical, surgical and maternity services. Our Maternity Unit offers the region’s premier maternity experience. Your choice of Obstetrician and Paediatrician, experienced and dedicated team of Midwives and Nurses, Specialist Lactation Consultant, Outpatient breast care and feeding service, Post-natal physiotherapy classes, Breastfeeding classes and more.

  • KMA Martial Arts Wollongong - Martial Arts fitness and self-defense for Women, Men and Children 3 years and up.

    KMA Martial Arts Wollongong is the perfect place to begin your martial arts journey. Offering you or your child an array of benefits, mentally, physically, emotionally and socially. We offer Martial Arts fitness and self-defense for Women, Men and Children 3 years and up. KMA Martial Arts provides physical training and continual learning, in a fun and friendly atmosphere, suitable for kids and adults alike. And because it is not a seasonal sport, your training can continue throughout 50 weeks of the year!

  • Tradies Helensburgh - Awesome Kids Club with Playstations, DVDs, toys, books and crafts! Views towards the Royal National Park, delicious food and a newly shaded playground also.

    Tradies Helensburgh is the perfect place for a family day out! The family-friendly Flame Tree Grill is renowned for its great value as well as a kids menu – there’s truly something for everyone! Try our famous $10 lunch specials or drop in for weekend Yum Cha. The Blue Gum Café has everything you need gather the whole gang around a family table and tuck in to kids milkshakes, Fix Coffee, cakes and more. Kids can enjoy our supervised Max’s World Kids Club!

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