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Beautiful bays and coasts

Beautiful scenery on every part of the island. If you are careful you will see the local wildlife... read more

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Mark G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

We decided to take the local hop on/off bus which efficiently delivered us to the area. We walked... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery on every part of the island. If you are careful you will see the local wildlife too... including some large water dragons if you are lucky. Be warned to watch your hat as it can be blowy on the coast walks.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed April 7, 2019

We decided to take the local hop on/off bus which efficiently delivered us to the area. We walked back visiting the beautiful bays on the way. Would highly recommend

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

A visit to Rottnest Island is a must for everyone visiting Perth or Fremantle, the day was amazing. We did the hop on hop off bus round the island which is an amazing 20 dollars each, very good value for money. The scenery is beautiful,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bgoodenough
Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you are looking for that one picture perfect spot for your Rottnest photo, then this would it. The visuals are just stunning : crystal clear water, soothing waves, sunshine blue sky. I mean what else can look better?

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

A perfect spot for watching the 50+ of whales swim by and the seals playing and sunbathing with good walk ways and information boards. Not much shade around so come prepared.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AllanB124
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Well worth the walk here to admire the variety in nature at such an isolated area. This was on the Grand Island Tour ( 4 hour) that covered the whole Island.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Rottnest Island is accessible by boat or ferry from Fremantle. It takes around 30 minutes by ferry with Rottnest Express. Once there you can walk bike or bus around the island. Well worth the visit. On this trip over we saw whales and at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank janeclough1
Reviewed September 20, 2018

There is a platform leading to the beach of west end. Along the way you could see the wild flowers and sometime if you are lucky, you could spot some blue tongue skink (lizard). Beach view is tremendous as well - must visit place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bigtupai
Reviewed July 6, 2018

The West End of Rottnest is quite a hike from the settlement at Thompson's Bay where the ferries dock but it's worth the effort. If you hire a bike, the return trip will take several hours. Remember to take plenty of water with you. You...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed March 19, 2018

We arrived by the Islander Explorer Bus - a 2 minute walk to where the fur seals were, my goodness they were huge! A whole group of them were by shore with one fin up in the air and a couple were soaking up the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank jasmineeats
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Claire L
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Response from womblewa | Reviewed this property |
Depends. On a map, not far. On a very hot day, FAR. Allow yourself 60 to 90 minutes cycling each way, to allow for admiration and water stops. Worth the energy expended??? YES, glorious.