60 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

60 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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60 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Herne Hill
— 19 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rockingham
— 20 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h
3
Rottnest Island
— 20 nights
ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

19
nights
Herne Hill

Herne Hill ©
Visit City Beach and Sorrento Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trigg Beach and Mettam's Pool. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Herne Hill: Claremont Quarter (in Claremont), Ocean Keys Shopping Centre (in Clarkson) and Swanbourne Beach (in Swanbourne). Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at John Forrest National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Herne Hill itinerary planner .

Melbourne to Herne Hill is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect Herne Hill to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Rockingham.

Things to do in Herne Hill

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wanneroo, Henley Brook, Millendon, Baskerville, City Beach
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 21:
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Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

20
nights
Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government area in Western Australia, south-west of Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rockingham Beach and Warnbro Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Secret Harbour Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to South Fremantle (East West Design, Fremantle Chocolate, & more), Perth (DNA Tower Climb, Kings Park & Botanic Garden, & more) and Fremantle (South Beach Recreation Reserve, Bather's Beach Sunset Markets, & more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach, take in the waterfront at South Perth Foreshore, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Challenger Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rockingham trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Herne Hill to Rockingham takes an hour. April in Rockingham sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Rockingham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Perth, Fremantle, South Perth, Waikiki Beach, Cottesloe Beach
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Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

20
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parakeet Bay and West End. We've included these beaches for you: The Basin and City of York Bay. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Salmon Bay, enjoy the sea views from Wadjemup Lighthouse, contemplate the waterfront views at Geordie Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Strickland Bay.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rottnest Island road trip planning website .

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 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Geordie Bay ©
Geordie Bay
Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach

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