7 days in Margaret River, Rottnest Island & Perth Itinerary

7 days in Margaret River, Rottnest Island & Perth Itinerary

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7 days in Margaret River, Rottnest Island & Perth Itinerary

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

2
nights
Margaret River

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, then Head underground at Giants Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, then look for gifts at Moon Haven Natural Products, then do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Margaret River online sightseeing planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Margaret River is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Giants Cave, Surfers Point
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm

1
night
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 26th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Bay, then contemplate the waterfront views at Geordie Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Parakeet Bay.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rottnest Island road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Margaret River to Rottnest Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Rottnest Island are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Geordie Bay ©
Geordie Bay

3
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
The Pinnacles Desert has been added to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Sorrento Beach and Rockingham Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at City Beach and Trigg Beach. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Matilda Bay Reserve, browse the exhibits of Aspects of Kings Park, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. October in Perth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Trigg Beach, The Pinnacles Desert, Sorrento Beach, Rockingham Beach, Matilda Bay Reserve
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
City Beach ©
City Beach
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve

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