The climate in Australia’s southwest is not like every other area in Western Australia. In accordance with the native Aboriginal tradition, as an alternative of your odd summer time, autumn, winter, spring – this area has six various seasons that vary from scorching and dry to chilly and moist and the whole lot in between.
The unique inhabitants of this land had been nomadic hunters who adopted this six season calendar to navigate the numerous climate and wildlife patterns, and if you go to you will note why! Whilst you might not be searching, planning round this conventional seasonal calendar is one of the simplest ways to get an correct illustration of the climate throughout totally different months of the yr so you understand what to pack, and when to plan your journey to expertise the highest issues to do on Rottnest Island.
It is usually worthwhile trying out Western Australia’s nature’s calendar to see what pure occasions and points of interest happen at totally different occasions of the yr, comparable to whale watching, seals and sea lions, manta rays and so forth.
On the subject of greatest time to go to Rottnest Island, there actually is not any ‘proper’ time – solely preferences. In case you are 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, in case you don’t thoughts the cooler water termperatures, October-November is a superb time to catch a glimpse of the ‘humpback freeway’ migration and the wildflowers in bloom.