6 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

6 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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6 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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

1
day
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.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and then kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast road trip tool .

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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre ©
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Melbourne Gaol and Shrine of Remembrance. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Melbourne is little chillier than Gold Coast - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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