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: Perth
1
Perth
— 4 nights
train + ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 3 nights
ferry + train:  1​h 15​min
End: Perth

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rockingham Beach and Mullaloo Beach. Visiting Matilda Bay Reserve and Trigg Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Point Peron (in Rockingham). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at City Beach, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Elizabeth Quay.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. In April in Perth, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rockingham, Mullaloo Beach, City Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Trigg Beach
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

3
nights
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 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Henrietta Rocks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Bay, then identify plant and animal life at Fish Hook Bay, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks. On the next day, kick back and relax at City of York Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ricey Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Wadjemup Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island holiday builder site .

You can do a combination of train and ferry from Perth to Rottnest Island in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April in Rottnest Island, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Basin ©
The Basin
Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach
Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks

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