17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Jervis Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
Callala Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Kiama
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Shellharbour
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Wollongong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h
Kuala Lumpur

4
days
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
Bring the kids along to Bendalong Beach and Blenheim Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jervis Bay trip builder tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jervis Bay is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Jervis Bay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April; daily highs in Jervis Bay reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Callala Bay.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cabbage Beach, Bendalong Beach, Pebbly Beach
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Bay & Basin Leisure Centre ©
Bay & Basin Leisure Centre

1
day
Callala Bay

Callala Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Crookhaven Heads Lighthouse, then savor the flavors at Jim Wilds Oyster Service, and then kick back and relax at Callala Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Callala Bay road trip planning tool .

Callala Bay is very close to Jervis Bay. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kiama.

Things to do in Callala Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Crookhaven Heads Lighthouse, Jim Wilds Oyster Service
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Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Jim Wilds Oyster Service ©
Jim Wilds Oyster Service

2
days
Kiama

Kiama ©
Kiama is a township 120 kilometres south of Sydney in the Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. On the 3rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, then take in the dramatic scenery at Minnamurra Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Werri Beach, kick back and relax at Callala Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cabbage Beach.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kiama online route planner .

Traveling by car from Callala Bay to Kiama takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shellharbour.

Things to do in Kiama

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Cabbage Beach, Werri Beach, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Minnamurra Falls
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach

1
day
Shellharbour

Shellharbour ©
Shellharbour is a suburb located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Minnamurra Falls and then identify plant and animal life at Bass Point Reserve.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Shellharbour trip maker app .

Shellharbour is just a short distance from Kiama. In May, daily temperatures in Shellharbour can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wollongong.

Things to do in Shellharbour

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Minnamurra Falls
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Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls

1
day
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Beach Cove Belmore Basin and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Symbio Wildlife Park.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Wollongong tour itinerary maker website .

Wollongong is just a short distance from Shellharbour. Traveling from Shellharbour in May, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Wollongong. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Symbio Wildlife Park
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Symbio Wildlife Park ©
Symbio Wildlife Park
Beach Cove Belmore Basin ©
Beach Cove Belmore Basin

7
days
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, meet the residents at Taronga Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip site .

You can drive from Wollongong to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Wollongong in May, with lows around 14°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Nielsen Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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