15 days in Wollongong, Blue Mountains & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Wollongong, Blue Mountains & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Wollongong, Blue Mountains & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h
1
Wollongong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wisemans Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 17th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Symbio Wildlife Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Austinmer Beach. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Minnamurra Falls and then kick back and relax at Beach Cove Belmore Basin.

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Singapore, Singapore to Wollongong is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Wollongong hover around 33°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Katoomba.

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Symbio Wildlife Park, Minnamurra Falls
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Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Symbio Wildlife Park ©
Symbio Wildlife Park
Beach Cove Belmore Basin ©
Beach Cove Belmore Basin

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Bring the kids along to Jenolan Caves and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Step out of Katoomba with an excursion to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge--about 32 minutes away. On the 21st (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, admire all the interesting features of The National Pass, and don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath.

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Getting from Wollongong to Katoomba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Katoomba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Katoomba

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Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Jenolan Caves
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

2
nights
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of The Australiana Pioneer Village, then have some family-friendly fun at Butterfly Farm: Indy 800 Kart Track, and then have some family-friendly fun at Planet X Entertainment. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Convict Trail and then kick back and relax at Terrigal Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wisemans Ferry trip planner .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Wisemans Ferry takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

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Wilberforce, Planet X Entertainment, Terrigal Beach
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Butterfly Farm: Indy 800 Kart Track ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village

6
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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

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

Traveling by car from Wisemans Ferry to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Taronga Zoo
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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