8 days in Perth & Rottnest Island Itinerary

8 days in Perth & Rottnest Island Itinerary

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8 days in Perth & Rottnest Island Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 5 nights
train + ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kuching

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You've now added Caversham Wildlife Park to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). And it doesn't end there: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take some stellar pictures from Elizabeth Quay, and explore the activities along Swan River.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary planner.

Kuching, Malaysia to Perth is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuching in September, expect Perth to be colder, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Caversham Wildlife Park, Fremantle Prison, Scarborough Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Adventure World Perth Australia ©
Adventure World Perth Australia
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

1
day
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 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Jeannies Lookout, then kick back and relax at Salmon Bay, then visit a coastal fixture at Wadjemup Lighthouse, and finally stroll through The Basin.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rottnest Island trip itinerary website .

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. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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The Basin ©
The Basin
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse

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