8 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

8 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

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8 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  13​h
Rottnest Island
— 1 night
ferry + train:  1​h 15​min
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stroll through Parakeet Bay, then explore the gorgeous colors at Cathedral Rocks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at West End, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jeannies Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Porpoise Bay, kick back and relax at Salmon Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ricey Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rottnest Island road trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rottnest Island is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, you will find days in Rottnest Island are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach
Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks


Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cottesloe Beach and City Beach. For shopping fun, head to Fremantle Markets or Glen Cowans' Studio at the Roundhouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Western Australian Maritime Museum) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perth Zoo, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October in Perth, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, City Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach
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Swan River ©
Swan River
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison