8 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

8 days in Greater Perth Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Perth tour itinerary planner

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Fly to Perth, Foot to Snook Rd Before Ross Dr, Bus to Elizabeth Quay Bus Stn Stand D6, Train to Fremantle Stn Platform 2, Ferry to Rottnest Island
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Rottnest Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Fremantle, Train to Perth
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Perth
— 5 nights
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Rottnest Island

— 2 nights
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Bay, then see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, then stroll through West End, and finally stroll through Fish Hook Bay. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Ricey Beach, kick back and relax at Parakeet Bay, then kick back and relax at The Basin, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Henrietta Rocks.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rottnest Island tour planner.

Sydney to Rottnest Island is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight, bus, train, and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rottnest Island is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rottnest Island: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Perth

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison). There's lots more to do: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, stroll through Caversham Wildlife Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Perth online route builder.

Getting from Rottnest Island to Perth by combination of ferry and train takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Perth, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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Greater Perth travel guide

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Parks · Monuments · Beaches
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.