10 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

10 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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10 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 4 nights
train + ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  45​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rockingham Beach and St. Mary's Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at City Beach and Point Peron. Venture out of the city with trips to Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Aviation Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Arts Centre, and get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip planning tool .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July in Perth, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Aviation Heritage Museum, Cottesloe Beach, Trigg Beach
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Aviation Heritage Museum

3
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Explore hidden gems such as The Basin and Salmon Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wadjemup Lighthouse and Rottnest Island Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Oliver Hill Battery, contemplate the waterfront views at Jeannies Lookout, explore the striking landscape at Henrietta Rocks, and look for all kinds of wild species at Fish Hook Bay.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rottnest Island online trip maker .

Getting from Perth to Rottnest Island by combination of train and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Rottnest Island sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse

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