14 days in Phillip Island, Kosciuszko National Park & Tathra Itinerary

14 days in Phillip Island, Kosciuszko National Park & Tathra Itinerary

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Fly to Melbourne, Ferry to Cowes
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Cowes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Thredbo Village
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tathra
— 6 nights
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Cowes

— 3 nights
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Cowes is known for nature, wildlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with Wildlife Coast Cruises, look for gifts at Tyde, find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cowes trip planner.

Sydney to Cowes is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Cowes to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Thredbo Village

— 4 nights
Explore Thredbo Village's surroundings by going to Perisher Valley (Perisher, Catholic Church, &more), Snow Gums Boardwalk (in Charlotte Pass) and Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines (in Bredbo).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thredbo Village day trip app.

You can drive from Cowes to Thredbo Village in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Cowes in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Thredbo Village, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Tathra.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Tathra

— 6 nights
Tathra is a seaside town on the Sapphire Coast found on the South Coast, New South Wales, Australia in Bega Valley Shire. Venture out of the city with trips to Central Tilba Village (in Central Tilba), Narooma (Safety Bar Beach (South), Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more) and Tilba Tilba (The Spires Nursery & Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tathra Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Mumbulla Falls, admire the natural beauty at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, and explore the striking landscape of Mimosa Rocks National Park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tathra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thredbo Village to Tathra takes 3 hours. Traveling from Thredbo Village in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tathra, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tathra

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Phillip Island travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Islands · Zoos
A rocky outcrop set against the charming backdrop of the Westernport Bay, Phillip Island boasts sandy beaches and scenic hillsides. Important preservation areas exist on the island, serving as home to a variety of species, such as wallabies, kangaroos, and seals. Surfing is a popular activity, with the area’s waves and breakers being renowned as among the most reliable in the country.

Kosciuszko National Park travel guide

4.2
Ski Areas · Mountains · Hiking Trails