13 days in West Swan, Perth & Rottnest Island Itinerary

13 days in West Swan, Perth & Rottnest Island Itinerary

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13 days in West Swan, Perth & Rottnest Island Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  45​min
1
West Swan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Perth
— 8 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Rottnest Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
End: Perth

1
night
West Swan

West Swan
West Swan is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan local government area. For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the West Swan sightseeing app .

Perth to West Swan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Perth on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in West Swan

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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8
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Mary's Cathedral, Crawley Edge Boatshed and Travel Western Australia. Western Australian Maritime Museum and The Shipwreck Galleries will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Fremantle Markets and London Court. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & The Fremantle Round House), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Millendon (Olive Farm Wines & Tyler's Vineyard). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, identify plant and animal life at Bells Rapids Park, and stroll through Scarborough Beach.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip builder site .

You can drive from West Swan to Perth in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Perth are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Herne Hill, Millendon, Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

3
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 2nd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Rottnest Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Basin, then visit a coastal fixture at Wadjemup Lighthouse, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Oliver Hill Battery, explore the activities along Geordie Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Parakeet Bay.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island trip itinerary app .

You can ride a ferry from Perth to Rottnest Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the ferry ride back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks
Salmon Bay ©
Salmon Bay
Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay

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