Tags: diving, heritage tours, snorkelling, golf, beach, tourist attraction
Rottnest Island, Western Australia's very own Island getaway featuring a casual atmosphere, picturesque scenery and some of the world's finest beaches and bays, is located just 19 kilometres off the coast of Fremantle.
Rottnest Island is a special place for Western Australians and a popular destination for interstate and international visitors. The Mediterranean-style climate and indigenous flora and fauna of this Island provide the backdrop to a special holiday experience.
Rottnest Island beaches were named top Australian beaches by the prestigious travel guide â€˜Explore Australiaâ€™.
Rottnest Island is an A-Class Reserve and all flora and fauna are protected (penalties applies)'. It is home to many treasured animals and plants, particularly the family-favourite quokka.
Visitors to Rottnest can experience many aspects of Western Australia's (WA) history all in one place, including reminders of the island's Aboriginal, colonial, military, maritime and social past.