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Rottnest Island Explorer

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The one that explores the laid-back charms of Perth & Fremantle, before hitting up the unforgettable Rottnest Island

Travel Style

In-Depth Explorer

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  • Duration

    5 days

  • Places

    3 places

  • Meals

    2 Breakfasts

  • Transport Style

    Public Transport and Ferry

  • Group Size

    Maximum 25 people

  • Average Group Age

    18-35

  • Team

    Trip Manager

Perth, Rottnest Island, Fremantle

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About this trip

This adventure is all about living the good life in Western Australia. From the gorgeous beaches of perth, to the bohemian charms and craft breweries of Fremantle, onto the unforgettable island of Rottnest, you'll be feeling good vibes every single day. Get ready for amazing food, selfies with quokkas and glamping under the stars and so much more.

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Map & Itinerary

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  • Via location
  • River route
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Nights spent per location

  1. 2 2 nights

    Perth

  2. via via

    Fremantle

  3. 2 2 nights

    Rottnest Island

  4. Fremantle

DAY 1 - Arrive Perth

Perth

Welcome to Perth! Feel the breeze of the Indian Ocean, gaze at the piercing blue sky and get ready to uncover simple pleasures of world class beaches, beautiful parks and an unforgettable foodie scene. We'll get acquainted with the city with a walking tour with your trip manager, including King's Park, a gorgeous green space that overlooks the Swan River. Regrouping along the waterfront as the evening draws in, we'll enjoy a free night where we can watch the sunset together, bathing in the warm glow of the perfect start to our adventure.

Stay

Hostel G

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Perth Walking Tour

DAY 2 - Perth via Fremantle

Perth

We're hopping on the train today to explore the hipster haven of Fremantle.

Fremantle

Arriving in Fremantle we'll have ample time to explore this bohemian coastal town, including the famous markets. This place is alive with craft breweries, boutiques and amazing restaurants. If you're not content exploring in a daze, opt for a tour of the Little Creatures Brewery, which makes some of the most famous craft beer in the world, or take the Fremantle Prison tour. The evening is ours to explore some restaurants and bars.

Stay

Hostel G

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Visit Fremantle Markets

  • Return train to Fremantle

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Fremantle Prison Tour

  • Little Creatures Brewery Tour

DAY 3 - Perth to Rottnest Island

Perth

It's the day we've all been waiting for. We're hopping on a ferry to Rottnest Island today. 

Rottnest Island

Welcome to 'Rotto', a slice of paradise free from traffic and abundant with incredible beaches, coastal walks and wildlife. We'll have heaps of optional activities today, including a seafood lunch cruise or skydiving. If you're not up for all that, there's plenty of opportunity to explore, cycling around the gorgeous trails, snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters or heading to the Pinky's Beach Club to unwind. Then we'll have a free evening to relax, sip some cocktails and look forward to the adventures ahead. Our accommodation tonight? Luxe glamping, where we'll swap stories under the stars before turning in for the night in our plush eco-tents.

Stay

Rottnest Island Discovery Glamping

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Included hire bike or snorkel to explore Island at leisure

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Seafood lunch cruise (3 hours) ​

  • Skydive on Rottnest Island

DAY 4 - Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island

We've got a free day to explore Rottnest today. Been waiting to get that iconic selfie with a cheeky Quokka? Now's your chance. These tiny marsupials are well known for their adorable smiles, so make sure you get a snap. The rest of the day is all yours to snorkel, swim eat and repeat. Then it's back to our Special Stay for more glamping bliss. What a day.

Stay

Rottnest Island Discovery Glamping

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Included hire bike or snorkel to explore Island at leisure

DAY 5 - Rottnest Island to Fremantle

Rottnest Island

Back in Fremantle and our trip is over, but we'll never forget this western adventure. Swap details and start planning future trips together, maybe even in another continent next time...

Fremantle

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Where You'll Stay

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  • 4 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    2 nights in Hostel, 2 nights in Glamping - Luxury Camping

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