12 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

12 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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12 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Perth
— 5 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
Rottnest Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: London

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rockingham Beach and Fraser Avenue Lookout. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Esplanade Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hyde Park Perth, and enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Perth trip maker .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Matilda Bay Reserve, City Beach, South Perth Foreshore, Monument Hill War Memorial
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Swan River ©
Swan River

4
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Basin and Oliver Hill Battery. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Salmon Bay, enjoy the sea views from Wadjemup Lighthouse, head outdoors with Little Armstrong Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at West End.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Rottnest Island trip planner .

Getting from Perth to Rottnest Island by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Basin ©
The Basin
Salmon Bay ©
Salmon Bay
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse

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