19 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

19 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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19 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Rottnest Island
— 5 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h
2
Rockingham
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wanneroo
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
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 West End and The Basin. Escape the urban bustle at Parakeet Bay and Salmon Bay. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Rottnest Island Museum, stroll through Ricey Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Bathurst Lighthouse, and explore the gorgeous colors at Cathedral Rocks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rottnest Island journey builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rottnest Island is an approximately 13-hour flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Rottnest Island when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rockingham.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

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

6
nights
Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government area in Western Australia, south-west of Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. Escape the urban bustle at Warnbro Beach and Point Peron. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Aviation Heritage Museum and St. George's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Rockingham side-trips: Fremantle (South Beach Recreation Reserve, St Patrick's Basilica, & more), Cohunu Koala Park (in Byford) and Perth (Western Australian Museum - Perth, The Nostalgia Box Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Harbour Beach, kick back and relax at Rockingham Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Point Walter Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rockingham trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Rottnest Island to Rockingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In December, daytime highs in Rockingham are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Wanneroo.

Things to do in Rockingham

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Perth, Fremantle, Cohunu Koala Park, Secret Harbour Beach, Warnbro Beach
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Point Peron ©
Point Peron
Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach
Secret Harbour Beach ©
Secret Harbour Beach

6
nights
Wanneroo

Wanneroo ©
Wanneroo is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Wanneroo.HistoryAs it is on the Swan Coastal Plain, the Wanneroo wetlands stretch parallel to the coastline and to the north and south of the suburb.EducationWanneroo contains three primary schools: East Wanneroo Primary School, Wanneroo Primary School and St Anthony's Catholic Primary School. Perth Observatory and Sandalford Wines Swan Valley are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Mettam's Pool and Yanchep Lagoon Beach. Explore Wanneroo's surroundings by going to Matilda Bay Reserve (in Crawley), Trigg Beach (in Trigg) and City Beach (in City Beach).

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wanneroo travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rockingham to Wanneroo takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Wanneroo are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for home on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Wanneroo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Trigg, Mullaloo Beach, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, City Beach, Sorrento Beach
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Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool

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