8 days in Sydney, Tangalooma & Gold Coast Itinerary

8 days in Sydney, Tangalooma & Gold Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Sydney, Tangalooma & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Tangalooma
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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 appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Chinese Garden of Friendship. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Convict Trail (in Wisemans Ferry) and Staples Lookout (in Woy Woy). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Clontarf Beach, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, things will get slightly colder in Sydney: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tangalooma.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Staples Lookout, Convict Trail
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Tangalooma

Tangalooma
Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma Island Resort (formerly known as Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort) is a resort on the west side of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia. To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tangalooma trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Tangalooma with the Route module. In October in Tangalooma, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Tangalooma

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, then stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast online vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tangalooma to Gold Coast. In November, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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