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Day trip to Wollongong

Melbourne, Australia
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Day trip to Wollongong


We are planning a day trip from Sydney to Wollongong over the Easter weekend - and when I checked the website I got below route. I understand total time will depend on how long we stop at each point, but can anyone tell me what the total driving time will be? Thanks so much!

Royal National Park to Helensburgh:

Helensburgh to Stanwell Park:

Stanwell Park to Austinmer:

Austinmer to Wollongong:

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Sydney, Australia
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1. Re: Day trip to Wollongong

Just use google maps - very easy to get directions, route & times. Easter traffic will be heavier so take into consideration the roads can be heavily congested especially if u are traveling back on to Sydney on Easter Monday. The traffic will less on Easter Saturday or Sunday.

It takes approx. 1 - 1.5hrs drive from Sydney to Wollongong. (approx. driving times depending on traffic conditions)

RNP to Helensburgh - 30mins

Helensburgh to Stanwell Park: - 10mins

Stanwell Park to Austinmer: - 15mins via the coast.

Austinmer to Wollongong - 25mins

Sydney, Australia
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2. Re: Day trip to Wollongong

use this link - traffic will be heavier on Good Friday morning and consider continuing to Gerrigong and Berry (about a 1.5 hour drive from Helensburgh)


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