8 days in Gold Coast Region & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast Region & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Gold Coast Region & Melbourne Itinerary

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

1
night
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 8th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): 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.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planner.

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 moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, with highs in Gold Coast at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) 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
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 12th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker site .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in November, with highs in Melbourne at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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