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The Basin

Zephyr Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Great Swimming and Facilities

This great natural safe swimming and snorkeling spot now has great facilities. Lots of shade if you... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
Roland O
Great safe swimming.

The Basin is a short stroll from the main settlement and is great for snorkling and swimming on... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2017
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Zephyr Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

This great natural safe swimming and snorkeling spot now has great facilities. Lots of shade if you want it and great ablutions plus many hand rails. Really safe for children and shark proof.

Thank Roland O
Reviewed April 3, 2017

The Basin is a short stroll from the main settlement and is great for snorkling and swimming on most days. Water is crystel clear with a few fish to keep you intersted.

Thank trustascot
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The Basin is a short walk from the Rottnest Village and is a delighful horseshoe shaped reef that protects from sharks and can be walked in. Bright white sand and clear Greek style blue water is is a delight to swim here. There is a...More

Thank KeithBales
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Spectacular beach with natural swimming holes carved out of rock Huge schools of fish and gorgeous sunset views

Thank 93gracie
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Had a lovely day here recently no getting the bus we walked as it was close by, lovely white sands, great for snorkelling,

Thank JMC1965
Reviewed March 18, 2017

A perfect blue sky, white sand and a refreshingly cool dip at The Basin. Sublime. There's something special about the water at The Basin and it is always a friendly small crowd. Enjoy!

Thank Lynelle_s_pickings
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

On a good sunny day, this is heaven. Clear blue waters. White sands. Some rocky bits but not really an issue. There was a spot with a strong current heading out so I would be cautious there. Toilets and change rooms nearby.

Thank wanming
Reviewed March 1, 2017

After our bike ride around Rottnest Island - which is a must for any visitor - we rode back to 'The Basin' which was the most beautiful and sheltered spot out of all the stunning bays we rode past. The colours of the water were...More

Thank Leanne H
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

The basin is an amazing place and u will really regret if u don't jump into it when you visit Rottnest Island

Thank Connie T
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

You can't visit Rotto without a trip to the basin. The water is crystal clear and the temperature is warm. Bring your snorkel so you can see the fish that live around the shallow reefs. Close enough to walk to from Thompsons Bay. One of...More

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Holidaywest55
February 11, 2015|
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Response from Rottnest_Island | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry. There is quite a variety of accommodation choices on the Island from Hotels, to the Rottnest Lodge, Rottnest Island Authority Hostel, Holiday Units, Heritage Cottage, Campgrounds and Cabins. Rottnest... More
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Holidaywest55
February 11, 2015|
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Rottnest is an Island with no access for Caravans and very limited use of vehicles except for work purposes. The most common mode of transport is via foot or bicycle. The campgrounds are quite nice and very popular with... More
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