5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h
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Perth
— 1 night
train + ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  14​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Perth online road trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Perth is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Perth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Porpoise Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ricey Beach, and then kick back and relax at West End.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rottnest Island online itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Perth to Rottnest Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Rottnest Island sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach
Porpoise Bay ©
Porpoise Bay

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Margaret River

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
On the 26th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

Plan trip to Margaret River with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Rottnest Island to Margaret River by combination of ferry and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Cave
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Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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