9 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Brisbane is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Brisbane is 2 hours. In August, Brisbane is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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 4th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to 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

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary 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 slightly colder weather when traveling from Gold Coast in August: highs in Sydney hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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