33 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

33 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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33 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Fremantle
— 13 nights
ferry:  30​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 11 nights
Travel:  3​h
3
Yanchep
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Sydney

13
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fremantle: Perth (Swan River, Mainly Books Secondhand Bookshop, Perth, & more), The Kosher Providore (in Yokine) and Zig Zag Scenic Drive (in Gooseberry Hill). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Prison, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo, kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, and see the interesting displays at WA Maritime Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fremantle trip itinerary builder .

Sydney to Fremantle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fremantle, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Perth, South Perth, Bibra Lake, Rockingham, The Kosher Providore
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River

11
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Rottnest Island is known for beaches, nature, historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Fish Hook Bay, kick back and relax at The Basin, take an in-depth tour of Rottnest Island Museum, and head outdoors with Little Armstrong Bay.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island online vacation planner .

Rottnest Island is just a stone's throw from Fremantle. In September in Rottnest Island, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yanchep.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 9:
Highlights from your plan
The Basin ©
The Basin
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery

8
nights
Yanchep

Yanchep ©
Get out of town with these interesting Yanchep side-trips: Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon).

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yanchep trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Rottnest Island to Yanchep with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Yanchep are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yanchep

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Joondalup, Wanneroo, Hillarys, Caversham Wildlife Park, Ocean Keys Shopping Centre
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Yanchep National Park ©
Yanchep National Park
Hillarys Boat Harbour ©
Hillarys Boat Harbour

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