Rottnest Island Travel & Info

Getting to and from Rottnest Island

For the latest ferry information, visit the Rottnest ExpressSealink Rottnest or Rottnest Fast Ferries websites.

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.

Rottnest Island website

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.

Rottnest Island See & Do

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.

Rottnest Island Accommodation

Admission Fees

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.

Rottnest Island Admission Fees