6 days in Wollongong & Melbourne Itinerary

6 days in Wollongong & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

6 days in Wollongong & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Wollongong
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kiama Blowhole and Nan Tien Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Wollongong side-trips: Govetts Leap (in Blackheath), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, Echo Point Lookout, & more). There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Wollongong Botanic Garden and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Wollongong travel itinerary planner .

Sydney to Wollongong is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Wollongong. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Wollongong

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Govetts Leap, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Kiama Blowhole
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Wollongong to Melbourne by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Wollongong in June, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

Similar Plans

10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM THAILAND May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM THAILAND May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Brisbane & Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Perth & Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT