Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island Authority Briefing for Port to Pub Competitors

About the Island:

  • Rottnest Island is Western Australia's very own Island getaway, featuring a casual atmosphere, picturesque scenery and some of the world's finest beaches and bays, is located just 19 kilometres off the coast of Fremantle. It’s a special place for Western Australians and a popular destination for interstate and international visitors. Mediterranean-style climate and indigenous flora and fauna of this Island provide the backdrop to a special holiday experience.
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See & Do:

  • Things to see and do on Rottnest - Rottnest Island’s unique natural attractions, fun family activities and amazing tours make it Western Australia’s (WA) premier island destination. With 63 beaches, superb snorkelling sites, friendly quokkas, 6,500 years of history to discover and 50 kilometres of roads to explore on a guided tour, bus or bike, you’ll be spoilt for choice when you step off the ferry.
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Quokkas & Wildlife:

Accommodation Options:

  • Stay in stunning ocean view accommodation and charming heritage cottages or enjoy life's simple pleasures with a relaxing stay in our bungalows, cabins and campsites.
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Admission Fees

Upcoming Events:

Getting to and from the Island

For the latest ferry information, please visit the Rottnest Express, Sealink Rottnest or Rottnest Fast Ferries websites. Rottnest Express has extra ferry services on the day, including later services back to Perth from Rottnest. See timetable here.