12 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

12 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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12 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Rockingham
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wanneroo
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Back Beach and Challenger Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience and Lane Pool Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Rockingham: Fremantle Markets (in Fremantle) and Mandurah (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire, & more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Point Peron, kick back and relax at Rockingham Beach, step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island, and stroll through Warnbro Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Rockingham day trip app .

Melbourne to Rockingham is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rockingham. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rockingham, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Wanneroo.

Things to do in Rockingham

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mandurah, Lane Pool Reserve, Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience, Challenger Beach, Fremantle Markets
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 26:
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Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach

5
nights
Wanneroo

Wanneroo ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Matilda Bay Reserve and Mettam's Pool. Step out of the city life by going to Caversham Wildlife Park and Scarborough Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Wanneroo: Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon), Olive Farm Wines (in Millendon) and The House of Honey (in Herne Hill).

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wanneroo day trip planner .

Drive from Rockingham to Wanneroo in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wanneroo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Trigg, Providore, Olive Farm Wines, Mullaloo Beach, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
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Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve

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