The climate in Australia’s southwest is not like some other area in Western Australia. In keeping with the native Aboriginal tradition, as a substitute of your bizarre summer time, autumn, winter, spring – this area has six various seasons that vary from scorching and dry to chilly and moist and every part in between.
The unique inhabitants of this land have been nomadic hunters who adopted this six season calendar to navigate the numerous climate and wildlife patterns, and whenever you go to you will notice why! When you is probably not looking, planning round this conventional seasonal calendar is the easiest way to get an correct illustration of the climate throughout completely different months of the yr so you already know what to pack, and when to plan your journey to expertise the highest issues to do on Rottnest Island.
It is usually worthwhile testing Western Australia’s nature’s calendar to see what pure occasions and sights happen at completely different occasions of the yr, equivalent to whale watching, seals and sea lions, manta rays and so forth.
In terms of finest time to go to Rottnest Island, there actually is not any ‘proper’ time – solely preferences. If you’re dreaming of a summery snorkel crammed journey, I’d advocate travelling right here in February-March when the climate is heat and the water is inviting, however the deep warmth of summer time has began to dissipate. Nevertheless, if you happen to don’t thoughts the cooler water termperatures, October-November is a good time to catch a glimpse of the ‘humpback freeway’ migration and the wildflowers in bloom.