13 days in Wollongong & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Wollongong & Sydney Itinerary

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Wollongong
— 7 nights
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Wollongong

Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Jamberoo Action Park and Jenolan Caves. Get out of town with these interesting Wollongong side-trips: Hyams Beach (in Jervis Bay), Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral) and Appleshack at Glenbernie Orchard (in Darkes Forest). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Symbio Wildlife Park, explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Kembla Beach, and meet the residents at Shoalhaven Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wollongong holiday builder.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport and Canberra International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Sydney

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and The Rocks. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker tool.

Getting from Wollongong to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

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