15 days in Adelaide & Wollongong Itinerary

15 days in Adelaide & Wollongong Itinerary

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15 days in Adelaide & Wollongong Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
2
Wollongong
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock). Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Adelaide trip planner .

Melbourne to Adelaide is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wollongong.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Glenelg, Murray Street Vineyards, Cleland Wildlife Park, St George's Anglican Church, Langmeil Winery
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

7
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wollongong: Blue Mountains National Park (Lincoln's Rock, The National Pass, & more), Blackheath (Gallery Blackheath, Day FIne Art, & more) and Katoomba (Echo Point Lookout, Wentworth Falls, & more). Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Nattai National Park. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Jenolan Caves, get great views at Sublime Point Lookout, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Tien Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Wollongong vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Adelaide to Wollongong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October in Wollongong, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Hargraves Lookout
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Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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