Surrounded by the sparkling Indian Ocean, Rottnest Island sits just 19km off the coast of Western Australia, and is a smorgasbord for scenic and coastal activities. Arrive to this stunning A-Class Nature Reserve ferry and feel a million miles from everything.
Pedal power is the best way to explore Rottnest and meet its famous furry residents the Quokkas. Pedal & Flipper offer standard mountain bikes, comfortable hybrid bikes, electric bikes and a large selection of kids’ bikes. Scenic joy rides of the Island can by enjoyed by air, eco boat or a hop-on, hop-off bus service that tours the perimeter of the Island. Prefer to explore by foot? Visitors can also traverse the Island’s unique landscapes along the Wadjemup Bidi; a series of walk trails that span spectacular coastal headlands, pass stunning inland lake systems and encounter both natural and man-made attractions along the way.
For the adrenalin junkies out there, why not see the Island from a new perspective? Skydive from 15,000ft, land on a spectacular beach and then head to Hotel Rottnest for a celebratory drink! If that is too much for some, opt for an off-road Segway tour to explore the Island’s majestic scenery and natural beauty on your own revolutionary set of wheels.
After a big day, relax and pamper yourself with day spa facilities, poolside tapas menus, wine dinners and relaxing beachside accommodation. Enjoy accommodation with magnificent ocean views and absolute beach-frontage, or stay in comfortable, budget-friendly cabins, bungalows, the hostel or campgrounds.
Gain insight into the cultural and historical significance this iconic destination holds for all Western Australians on one of the many coach, train or walking tours. The island is essentially car-free, with bicycles the most common mode of transport – perfect for families wanting to stay active and get back to nature