8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h
1
Perth
— Few hours
2
Fremantle
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
3
Rottnest Island
— 1 day
taxi + ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Whiteman
— 1 day
6
Rockingham
— 1 night
7
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Perth

Perth
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Perth is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, things will get much colder in Perth: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. You will leave for Fremantle on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks
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nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
You've now added Fremantle Markets to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Fremantle Markets, then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, then take a leisurely stroll along Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Monument Hill War Memorial, see the interesting displays at The Shipwreck Galleries, steep yourself in history at The Fremantle Round House, then examine the collection at Western Australian Maritime Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Little Creatures, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Bathurst Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fremantle planning site .

Fremantle is just a short distance from Perth. May in Fremantle sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bathurst Lighthouse, Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Rocks, get engrossed in the history at Rottnest Island Museum, then kick back and relax at The Basin, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Bay.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rottnest Island trip maker .

Rottnest Island is just a short distance from Fremantle. In May, daily temperatures in Rottnest Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salmon Bay ©
Salmon Bay
Rottnest Island Museum ©
Rottnest Island Museum
Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks

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nights
Perth

Perth ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hyde Park Perth, Swan River, Elizabeth Quay, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the activities along Swan River, take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout, take a stroll through Northbridge, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, then take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hyde Park Perth.

Make your Perth itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by ferry from Rottnest Island to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll set off for Whiteman on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Elizabeth Quay ©
Elizabeth Quay

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day
Whiteman

Whiteman ©
Home to one of Greater Perth's most popular parks, the northern suburb of Whiteman is known largely for its quintessential Australian nature and relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): do a tasting at Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, and then learn about winemaking at Ugly Duckling Wines.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Whiteman sightseeing planner .

Whiteman is just a short distance from Perth. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rockingham.

Things to do in Whiteman

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, Ugly Duckling Wines
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Ugly Duckling Wines ©
Ugly Duckling Wines
Sandalford Wines Swan Valley ©
Sandalford Wines Swan Valley

1
night
Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. You've now added Point Peron to your itinerary. On the 15th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Point Peron and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rockingham Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rockingham trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Perth to Rockingham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rockingham are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Perth.

Things to do in Rockingham

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

1
night
Perth

Perth
To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Perth itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Rockingham to Perth in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Whiteman on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks
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