Connecting two of Australia’s biggest cities, a Sydney to Melbourne road trip is an amazing way to experience the stunning South Coast of Australia. While most will opt for the shorter inland route through Canberra, a coastal drive from Sydney to Melbourne is well worth the extra time and kilometres. The Princes Highway is as beautiful and unique as it is long (1,000 kilometres). It rivals the splendour and variety of Great Ocean Road in terms of beauty and diversity. It is packed with unique treasures that will make for an unforgettable journey. This seaside route includes stunning beaches, rough wilderness and lots of typical Aussie wildlife! I have travelled from Sydney to Melbourne along the Coastal Discovery Drive and would easily put this trip on my list of favourite road trips done Down Under! It is such a nice way to get from Sydney to Melbourne—or vice versa—without the need to fly. These seaside attractions are well worth a stop, even if you only have a few days to drive from Sydney to Melbourne. This Sydney to Melbourne road trip itinerary is best enjoyed over 14 days but can be adjusted to suit any schedule. In this blog post, I’ll offer you a taste of what awaits you on your journey from Sydney to Melbourne as well as some of the must-see attractions in both cities. This isn’t only for people who are travelling between these two cities, but also for those who live in one or both of them and are searching for new ideas.
If you are looking for some free and cheap things to do in Sydney, then this is the article for you! For most travellers who visit Australia, their big trip to the country starts in Sydney. The country’s most populated city is truly beautiful with world-class beaches, a captivating waterfront and a stunning skyline. The Australian city of Sydney is known for its vibrant people and incredibly diverse range of activities. But it can be very overwhelming when trying to get your bearings in the bustling metropolis, so we offer some tips on how to plan your first trip there. And unfortunately, Australia is not a cheap destination. In this blog post, we will be discussing 15 different activities that won’t break the bank! This includes everything from museums to theatres. So if your budget is tight, but want to enjoy yourself in Sydney, keep reading!
The rocks is a vibrant part of Sydney and one that you shouldn’t miss out on when visiting the city. It has many different attractions for all ages, including art galleries and museums as well as shops, cafes, restaurants and bars to visit at night. It has something to offer visitors at any time of year and it is easy to navigate around on foot. The Rocks is one of the oldest parts of Sydney, the area was once known as Poverty Bay; however, it could be considered one of the most expensive real estate regions in all of Australia. In this post, I will show you some of the things to see and do in the Rocks, for old buildings and pubs to the observatory and awesome viewpoints to stop the Opera House and the Harbour bridge.
If you’re looking for things to do in Wollongong, look no further! This coastal city has plenty of activities and attractions to keep you busy during a weekend getaway. From exploring the beaches and hiking trails to checking out the local restaurants and nightlife, there’s something for everyone in Wollongong. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today! Nestling on a narrow strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the leafy Illawarra escarpment, Wollongong is known for its coal mining, large beaches, and relaxed life. The city has become quite popular among Sydney Siders as a weekend getaway destination due to its proximity (a mere one-hour drive away). With everything from quick day trips to serene escapes available by car or train, it’s no wonder why so many people are taking advantage of this hidden gem. Nestled on a narrow strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the leafy Illawarra escarpment, Wollongong is famous for both its coal mining history and beautiful scenery. This town has become my favourite getaway locations during the pandemic. Since I do not have access to a car, I love hopping on the train every couple of months to still get away from Sydney’s hectic lifestyle. I recently spent a couple of days exploring the centre of Wollongong to see exactly what it had to offer and discovered that it is more than just its beaches and surf spots. It also offers various cultural attractions such as art galleries like Wollongong Art Gallery which shows contemporary Australian artwork in an open warehouse layout or quirky little museums like Taronga Western Plains Zoo where you can explore Australia’s diverse wildlife habitats up close (and personal). The city centre is bustling with street performers, parks and markets full of delicious yummies. Here are some of my recommended things to do in Wollongong on a two-day trip.
A while back a new zoo opened its doors in Sydney. Located in Sydney’s west, it offers great transport access and minutes away from key locations and other entertainment attractions. Sydney Zoo includes 30 exhibits and a variety of animal species, including highly popular exotic and typical Aussie animals including Australia’s largest Reptile and Nocturnal house. It also includes a show arena, picnic areas, wetlands, waterways and gardens, gift shops, restaurants, cafes, kiosks and other basic amenities. The new zoo has been designed with no hills or steps, making it accessible to those using wheelchairs or mobility scooters. Therefore, this zoo is ideal for people with children as it is super accessible. In this blog post, I will take you along to Sydney Zoo and show if it is the right zoo for you to visit.