Getting to and from Rottnest Island
About Rottnest 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. The island 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.
See & Do
Rottnest Island’s unique natural attractions, fun family activities, and amazing tours make it Western Australia’s 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.
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.
Paddlers, skippers, spectators and support crew must pay an admission fee to enter the Rottnest Island Reserve. Swimmers in the Port to Pub swim are not required to pay this fee.