32 days in Greater Perth & Bunbury Itinerary

32 days in Greater Perth & Bunbury Itinerary

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Train to Fremantle, Ferry to Rottnest Island
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Rottnest Island
— 7 nights
Ferry to Fremantle, Train to Perth
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Perth
— 12 nights
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Bunbury
— 12 nights
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Rottnest Island

— 7 nights
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Get in touch with nature at The Basin and Fish Hook Bay. Let the collections at Rottnest Island Museum and Salt Store Gallery and Exhibition Centre capture your imagination. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at City of York Bay, explore the striking landscape at Henrietta Rocks, and explore the activities along Little Parakeet Bay.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island trip maker site.

Perth to Rottnest Island is an approximately 2-hour combination of train and ferry. You can also do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Rottnest Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 6:

Perth

— 12 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll explore and learn at Fremantle Prison and Mandurah Community Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Scarborough Beach and Trigg Beach. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle (Fremantle Markets, South Beach Recreation Reserve, &more), Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro) and West Swan (Providore & Ugly Duckling Wines). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Swan River, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caversham Wildlife Park, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Perth sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 18:

Bunbury

— 12 nights
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Featured Wood Gallery & Museum and Windram Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Meelup Beach and Yallingup Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Bunbury side-trips: Dunsborough (Christian Fletcher Gallery, Mongrel Creek Wines, &more), Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay) and Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave, Canal Rocks, &more). Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at D’Entrecasteaux National Park. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Beedelup National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, take in the dramatic natural features at Sugarloaf Rock, learn about winemaking at Barrecas Wines, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bunbury, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Perth to Bunbury in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Bunbury

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 30:

Greater Perth travel guide

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Parks · Historic Sites · Monuments
Encompassing the immediate surroundings of Western Australia’s state capital, Greater Perth boasts a wealth of verdant fields and hills. Unlike much of Western Australia, Greater Perth is a land of lush, rolling hills, forested groves, and colorful, floral gardens.