9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, and see the interesting displays at HMAS Castlemaine.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne visit site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be much colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Moffat Beach (in Caloundra) and Brisbane (South Bank Parklands & Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast travel route planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gold Coast, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brisbane, Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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