15 days in Wollongong & Phillip Island Itinerary

15 days in Wollongong & Phillip Island Itinerary

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15 days in Wollongong & Phillip Island Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Wollongong
— 7 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Cowes
— 5 nights
Drive:  20​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hyams Beach and Murrays Beach. Do your shopping at Josophan's Fine Chocolate and Leura Mall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wollongong: Callala Beach (in Callala Bay), Katoomba (Blue Mountains, The Three Sisters, & more) and Leura Post Office (in Leura). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, browse the exhibits of Wollongong Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Port Kembla Beach, and stroll through Blenheim Beach.

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Brisbane to Wollongong is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in November, Wollongong is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Jervis Bay, Leura, Callala Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Josophan's Fine Chocolate ©
Josophan's Fine Chocolate
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

5
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Visit Cowes Beach and Flynns Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Tyde and Cowes Bazaar and Galleryfor some retail therapy. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Churchill Island Marine National Park. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, kick back and relax at YCW Beach, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cowes visit planner .

Drive from Wollongong to Cowes in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Wollongong in November, you will find days in Cowes are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Rhyll, Newhaven, Summerlands, YCW Beach
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

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