9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Tom Price
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  7​h 15​min
4
Rottnest Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Darwin

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and then appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary planning tool .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Tom Price.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

1
night
Tom Price

Tom Price ©
Tom Price, situated in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, is a mining town. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nameless.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tom Price trip itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from Perth to Tom Price with the Route module. Traveling from Perth in October, expect nights in Tom Price to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are much hotter, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Tom Price

#Nature, #Parks
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Mount Nameless ©
Mount Nameless

2
nights
Kalbarri

Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Red Bluff. On the next day, meet the residents at Rainbow Jungle, enjoy the sand and surf at Chinaman's Beach, and then get great views at The Loop and Z Bend Gorge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalbarri day trip website .

You can drive from Tom Price to Kalbarri in 12 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalbarri

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding
Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle

2
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 16th (Tue), kick back and relax at West End, then see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Basin, and finally enjoy the sea views from Bathurst Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Bay, visit a coastal fixture at Wadjemup Lighthouse, and then steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island itinerary planner.

Getting from Kalbarri to Rottnest Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Rottnest Island sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks
Salmon Bay ©
Salmon Bay
Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay

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