14 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

14 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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14 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Wanneroo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rockingham
— 4 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h
3
Rottnest Island
— 5 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Wanneroo

Wanneroo ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Swan Valley Perth's Valley of Taste and York Courthouse Complex. Step off the beaten path and head to Matilda Bay Reserve and New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wanneroo: City Beach (in City Beach), Perth Observatory (in Bickley) and All Saints Anglican Church (in Belhus).

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Wanneroo online trip maker .

Sydney to Wanneroo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Wanneroo is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in December: highs in Wanneroo hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rockingham.

Things to do in Wanneroo

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

York, Matilda Bay Reserve, Swan Valley Perth's Valley of Taste, All Saints Anglican Church, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley
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Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Yanchep Lagoon Beach ©
Yanchep Lagoon Beach

4
nights
Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lane Pool Reserve and Point Peron. Stirling Cottage and Mandurah War Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rockingham: Featured Wood Gallery & Museum (in Australind), Back Beach (in Bunbury) and Mandurah (Halls Head Beach, Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Warnbro Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rockingham trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Wanneroo to Rockingham takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Rockingham can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Rockingham

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mandurah, Featured Wood Gallery & Museum, Back Beach, Lane Pool Reserve, Stirling Cottage
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Lane Pool Reserve ©
Lane Pool Reserve
Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire ©
Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire
Silver Sands Beach ©
Silver Sands Beach

5
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ricey Beach and Cathedral Rocks. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wadjemup Lighthouse and Oliver Hill Battery. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Little Armstrong Bay, explore the activities along Little Parakeet Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Strickland Bay, and tee off at Rottnest Island Country Club.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rottnest Island online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Rockingham to Rottnest Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for home on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Rottnest Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery
Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach

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