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Rottnest Island Visitor Centre
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Rottnest Island Round-Trip Ferry from Perth or Fremantle
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Owner description: Rottnest Island Visitor Centre is located in Thomson Bay near the main jetty. Ask the helpful and friendly staff for maps and information about attractions, tours, bus services, bike hire and mooring rentals. If you are staying in Rottnest Island Authority accommodation you can check in at the Visitor Centre from 2pm daily. Please phone for opening hours and other helpful information.
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Helpful informative”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

I found the centre clean, neat cool and the people Helpful and Informative definatley a first stop if you have not been tot he island before.

Thank Sharon M
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western australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Rottnest Island Visitor Centre”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

The staff were helpful and very pleasant and the volunteer guides do an awesome job which is not what I found at the Bike Hire facility which are also RIA staff.Would not reccomend hiring any items from them bad experience prior and post hiring of two bikes.
Use Rottnest Ferries bike hire instead!!!
The staff I found to be impolite and customer serviceand resolving issue skills non existant...

Visited January 2013
Thank cjmmt
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Perth, Western Australia
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“great friendly service with a smile.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Arrived on island from the ferry and went straight to the visitor centre. Greeted with a lovely smile and very helpful answers to all my questions. Bought our all day island bus fare here using credit card no problem. They organise all sorts of great tours etc. Counter staff well done.

Visited January 2013
Thank dejamls
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“What a place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

My last day in Oz was spent on this idyllic island just off the Perth coast, ferry crossing with a coach tour of the island (including lovely buffet lunch at island hotel) booked through travel agent nine months before at the end of my 26 days in Australia. Beautiful weather made the tour of the island superb, driver was knowledgable and interesting with time to explore lovely historical settlement, museum, shops. The scenery was divine, the many picturesque beaches, lighthouse, salt lakes, resident quokkas etc. I would have liked time to hire a bike (probably best with an overnight stay on island) which would have been great but felt with the coach tour at least you could see most of the island and learn about the history.

Visited November 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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133 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Helpful and friendly staff who helped plan a leisurely day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

As I needed only a leisurely stroll, the recommended Bayseeker Bus for $14 all day was ideal. It enables you to do as little or as much walking as you wish. For myself, I got off the bus at Geordie Bay and walked along the cycleway (no cars) back to Thomson Bay. The driver was friendly and helpful, as was everyone on the island.

Visited October 2012
1 Thank gottalovehols
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