8 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

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
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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