Best Things To Do in Rottnest Island, Australia

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Rottnest Island, Australia

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  1. Rottnest Island Visitor Centre

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    Rottnest Island Visitor Centre

    Tags: Tourist Center

    Address: Henderson Ave, Thomson Bay | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Find this highly helpful resource close to the main jetty at Thompson Bay. Since this is the first building you see when you arrive, it’s hard to miss. The friendly staff is always up-to-date wi...Read more

  2. Rottnest Island Museum

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    Rottnest Island Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Henderson Avenue, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia

    Timings: 11:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    However delightful the island is now, it has quite a dark history. Learn all about it in this tiny little museum. The building, built by aboriginal prisoners, used to be a hayshed and a granary, but n...Read more

  3. Parakeet Bay

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    Parakeet Bay

    Tags: Waterfront, Snorkeling

    Address: Parakeet Bay, Rottnest Island, Australia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Rottnest Island is famous for its many bays; this may be the most popular of them. It’s on the island’s north side, about three kilometres from Thompson’s Bay. The crystalline waters...Read more

  4. Salmon Bay

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    Salmon Bay

    Tags: Beach, Waterfront, Water Sport

    Address: Salmon Bay Rottnest Island, Australia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    On the south side of the island, Rottnest’s most beautiful beach is also its most wild. Windswept waves make for great surfing conditions; that’s why you’ll see more activity and exc...Read more

  5. The Basin

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    The Basin

    Tags: Beach, Waterfront, Water Sport, Snorkeling

    Address: The Basin, Rottnest Island, Australia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At first look, it’s not obvious why the Basin’s been called Australia’s best swimming beach. The rocks around it actually look a little formidable. Then you realise that these headla...Read more

  6. Oliver Hill Battery

    # 6 of 11 Things To Do in Rottnest Island | Added 171 times in trip plans
    Oliver Hill Battery

    Tags: Museum, Military Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Oliver Hill Lookout, Parker Point Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

    Historically, this may be the most significant site on the island. It’s a gun encampment, one of the seven that were set up during WWII to defend Australia against bombardment by warships. This ...Read more

  7. Wadjemup Lighthouse

    # 7 of 11 Things To Do in Rottnest Island | Added 106 times in trip plans
    Wadjemup Lighthouse

    Tags: Light House, Landmark, View Point

    Address: Gem Road | Wadjemup Rd, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

    Thousands of tourists come to see the lighthouse every year. It’s an important part of the island’s heritage, and also the highest point on the island. The stone building you see today is ...Read more

  8. Bathurst Lighthouse

    # 8 of 11 Things To Do in Rottnest Island | Added 150 times in trip plans
    Bathurst Lighthouse

    Tags: Light House, Landmark

    Address: Digby Drive | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The second of Rottnest Island’s lighthouses was built in 1900. It’s 20 metres high. It was built because in 1899, a ship that tried to blindly navigate the narrow channel between Rottnest ...Read more

  9. Rottnest Island Bakery

    # 9 of 11 Things To Do in Rottnest Island | Added 6 times in trip plans
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    Address: Somerville Ave, Rottnest Island WA 6161, Australia

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    Robert N

    The crows and gulls are very aggressive and I have seen them snatch food out of people's hands. They are worst with young children and handicapped people. It would not be too difficult to install nett...

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  10. Cathedral Rocks

    # 10 of 11 Things To Do in Rottnest Island | Added 6 times in trip plans
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    Address: Cathedral Rocks, Rottnest Island WA 6161, Australia

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    Paul Herd

    Loved this little outcrop. Wild, natural and unspoilt save for a small viewing platform where you can try to spot the native colony of fur seals. We managed to see 3 and had a great time doing so, you...

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  11. Oliver Hill

    # 11 of 11 Things To Do in Rottnest Island | Added 21 times in trip plans

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