19 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

19 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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19 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive + ferry:  39​h
1
Rottnest Island
— 6 nights
ferry + train:  1​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 10 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Get in touch with nature at Salmon Bay and The Basin. Get some historical perspective at Oliver Hill Battery and Wadjemup Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Fish Hook Bay, stroll through Ricey Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Bathurst Lighthouse, and get outside with Mary Cove.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rottnest Island day trip planning site .

Melbourne to Rottnest Island is an approximately 39-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect nights in Rottnest Island to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

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Little Parakeet Bay ©
Little Parakeet Bay
Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach

10
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cottesloe Beach and Perth Zoo. Fremantle Prison and St. Mary's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Rockingham (Rockingham Beach & Penguin Island), Fremantle (Fremantle Markets, Little Creatures, & more) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Dedicate the 17th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 20th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Trigg Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Perth online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

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Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough, Rockingham, Cottesloe Beach, Trigg Beach
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Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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