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Rottnest Island


An overnight, or extended stay, on Rottnest Island is the perfect way to make the most out of any experience. Fill up your day and evenings with Island activities and utilise the dedicated groups’ precinct of Kingstown Barracks for a range of accommodation facilities to rest and revitalise.  

A stay throughout the historic Army Barracks or Governor’s Circle houses provides a selection of dormitory style rooms and self contained cottages available to accommodate any 

size group, large or small. Close by, you will find activity rooms for hire; large open spaces and the pristine coastline to introduce the students to the excitement and learning experience offered by Rottnest Island.

Schools and community groups under the age of 18 can book accommodation at Kingstown Barracks and Governor’s Circle up to 18 months in advance from the 15th day of the month, 18 months and 2 weeks before the month of arrival. Special discounted group rates will apply year round with a further reduction applicable for bookings between May and September. See price list on our website.

KINGSTOWN BARRACKS The Barracks played a huge part in Rottnest Island’s war history and has been popular amongst school groups for many years.The former Army Barracks feature 17 dormitory rooms with communal bathroom facilities. The dormitories are made up of a number of different sized bunk rooms which can accommodate up to a total of 164 people. Blankets and pillows are provided.


Located across the yard from the Barracks, the RAA and RAE buildings offer accommodation for up to 50 people in a mix of 3, 6 and 10 bed dormitory-style rooms. Communal bathroom facilities are close by and an outside BBQ area is close by. Blankets and pillows are provided.

GOVERNOR’S CIRCLE Governors Circle

Governor’s Circle is a stone’s throw from the Barracks with 9 self-contained houses each with its own fully equipped private kitchen and bathroom facilities. There is a combination of 9, 13 or 18 bed houses with a total capacity of 106 beds. Blankets and pillows are provided. Private BBQ facilities are also available at each house.

Refer to the map for location, capacity and number of each accommodation type. Click here for further information on Kingstown Barracks. 

For any Accommodation enquiries or bookings please contact our dedicated Groups’ Coordinator on (08) 9432 9118 or email