13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Busselton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Fremantle
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
Rottnest Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
Perth
— 6 nights
End: Perth

2
days
Busselton

Busselton
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Busselton road trip app .

Perth to Busselton is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll set off for Fremantle on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Busselton

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2
days
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphin Quay as well as Rottnest Express. On the 24th (Sun), take in the waterfront at Dolphin Quay, take a memorable tour with Rottnest Express, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Shipwreck Galleries and then look for gifts at Bather's Beach Sunset Markets.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fremantle day trip planning app .

You can drive from Busselton to Fremantle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Fremantle

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Adventure

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Dolphin Quay
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The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries
Bather's Beach Sunset Markets ©
Bather's Beach Sunset Markets
Dolphin Quay ©
Dolphin Quay

2
days
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, visit a coastal fixture at Wadjemup Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Bay. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery, take an in-depth tour of Rottnest Island Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Basin, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Bathurst Lighthouse.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rottnest Island vacation planning website .

Rottnest Island is just a stone's throw from Fremantle. June in Rottnest Island sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Perth.

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Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks
Salmon Bay ©
Salmon Bay
The Basin ©
The Basin

7
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, St. Mary's Cathedral, Crawley Edge Boatshed, and other attractions. We've included these beaches for you: Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Caversham Wildlife Park and Swan River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Markets, & more), Entopia Wines (in Baskerville) and The House of Honey (in Herne Hill). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at Tyler's Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at Bells Rapids Park, and stop by London Court.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Perth online visit planner .

You can ride a ferry from Rottnest Island to Perth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

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Side Trips

Fremantle, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, Cottesloe Beach, The House of Honey, Mandurah Cruises
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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