12 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

12 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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12 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands & Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, get your game on at Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip builder tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast is 2 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June, expect Gold Coast to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. There's much more to do: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nielsen Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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