19 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

19 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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19 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

8
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.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World. Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, & more). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Dreamworld, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club, and kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gold Coast online day trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect nights in Gold Coast to be much colder, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 21:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and Werribee (B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia & Werribee Open Range Zoo). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gold Coast in September: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Werribee, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
Find places to stay Sep 21 — Oct 1:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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