9 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and cool off at Dreamworld.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect Gold Coast to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88 make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge your taste buds at Cup of Truth, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker app .

Getting from Gold Coast to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in December, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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