9 days in Rockingham & Clare Itinerary

9 days in Rockingham & Clare Itinerary

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9 days in Rockingham & Clare Itinerary

Start: Perth
train:  45​min
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Perth


Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government area in Western Australia, south-west of Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rockingham: Dolphin Quay (in Mandurah), Cohunu Koala Park (in Byford) and Aviation Heritage Museum (in Bull Creek). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Penguin Island, pause for some photo ops at City of Rockingham War Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Marlston Hill Lookout Tower, and walk around Araluen Botanic Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rockingham trip planner .

Perth to Rockingham is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Rockingham, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Rockingham

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bunbury, Cohunu Koala Park, Dolphin Quay, Aviation Heritage Museum, Adventure World Perth Australia
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island
Point Peron ©
Point Peron


Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bungaree Station and Saddleworth Historical Walk. Venture out of the city with trips to Miner's Cottage and Heritage Garden (in Moonta), Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre (in Peterborough) and Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37 (in Wallaroo). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Jim Barry Wines, grab your bike and head to Richardson Park Playspace, and admire the natural beauty at Gleeson Wetlands.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Clare trip maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rockingham to Clare. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, St Aloysius Church, Miner's Cottage and Heritage Garden
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Bungaree Station ©
Bungaree Station