16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Drive + Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Wollongong
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  27​h
End: Rochester

10
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Museum of Sydney. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bronte Beach and The Gap Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary planner.

Rochester, USA to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 16 hours. Traveling from Rochester in April, expect Sydney to be much warmer, temps between 73°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

North Head Sanctuary, Bronte Beach
Highlights from your plan
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wollongong Head Lighthouse and Saint Dimitrija Solunski Macedonian Orthodox Church. Get outdoors at Port Kembla Beach and Bulli Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Wollongong: Werri Beach (in Gerringong) and Vincentia (Greenfield Beach & Blenheim Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Austinmer Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Flagstaff Point Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at HARS Aviation Museum, and stroll through Murrays Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Wollongong tour itinerary maker site .

Take a train from Sydney to Wollongong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Wollongong when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jervis Bay, Vincentia, Werri Beach, HARS Aviation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Greenfield Beach ©
Greenfield Beach

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