Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island Carnivale 2014

Rottnest Island Carnivale 2014

Rottnest Island Carnivale is a fun-filled day of celebrations, proudly supporting Telethon!

Sunday, September 28 - festivities start from 10am

What to Expect

Carnivale icecream adventureRottnest Island Carnivale is a special open day, to start the holiday season with a big bang!

We are celebrating with an exciting range of free activities, tours and entertainment for all ages. There will also be an amazing selection of food and beverage offers and great deals across the whole Island, to experience all that the Island has to offer.  

See demonstrations of upcoming events, live music and roaming performance, and meet some very special guests on the day!

Most importantly, Rottnest Island Carnivale is proudly supporting Telethon, with all festivities aiming to raise funds for our charity partners.

Day return ferry tickets start from just $25 (from Fremantle) and part proceeds going to Telethon.

Don't miss this super special opportunity to experience the best of Island life.


Event Zones

Rottnest Island Carnivale's main hub will be within the main settlement area, boasting a number of ‘event zones’ for everyone. All activities aim to raise funds for Telethon by encouraging gold coin donations for free activities or donating part proceeds from special offers on the day.

Zones and activities include...

Rottnest Island Carnivale 2014

Kids Zone

> Pirate-ship Bouncy Castle
> Giant Magnetic Fish Pond
> Crazy Bikes

Arts Zone

> Aboriginal Sand Art
> Face Painting
> Giant Bubble Blowing
> Traditional Dance

The Mermaid Zone

> Meet real-life mermaids and have your photo taken with these stunning and mysterious creatures
> You may also encounter a roving Pirate or two along the way

Telethon Adventures Zone

The Telethon Adventurers and Rottnest Island Pedal & Flipper crew will be running a special Adventure Zone with challenging activities and obstacle courses.

Tour, Exhibitions and Activities Zones

> Eco Adventure Tours
> Free Train Rides and Mini Bus Tours
> Free exhibitions
> Beach Activities including stand-up paddleboard trials, beach cricket & volleyball
> Free tours by the Rottnest Volunteer Guide Association
> Segway Tours WA will also be offering Segway rides at $5 for 5 minutes with part proceeds going to Telethon!
> $10 for 10 minutes massages with Karma Day SpaCarnivale lighthouse silhouette

The Golf Zone at the Rottnest Island Country Club

The Rottnest Island Country club will host the Island's largest ever putting competition, with the chance to WIN a new set of golf clubs! Daring putters get 3 attempts for just $5.

They will also host FREE lawn bowls, discounted green fees and a sausage sizzle on the day.

The Island Events Zone

The opportunity to be learn about, engage in and sign-up for upcoming Rottnest Island events!

Food ZonesCarnivale - boy on bike

Select from a wide variety of fantastic food and beverage offers on the day, including...

> Special bakery treats and food quarters
> $10 cocktails, poolside tapas and wine tasting at The Rottnest Lodge
> $12 Pizzas, Prawn buckets and Fish & Chips specials, plus Half-priced Oyster specials at Aristos Waterfront Restaurant
> Cookie giveaway with hot beverages from the Dome
> $12 Lanedog meal special at The Lane
> Simmo's Icecream Specials - $5 for 1 scoop, $7 for 2 scoops 

Music Zone

> Live bands and other musical performances to be announced soon! 

Travelling between zones

> Rainbow Tractor Trains – this will be transporting everyone around the main settlement area (from zone to zone)
> Tastes of Island Tours & Transport – free mini Train/bus rides and other tours on the Island will run in addition to our traditional shuttle services

Getting to Carnivale

$25 return ferry transfer from Fremantle

Travel to the Island for just $25 return ferry transfers from Fremantle, with part proceeds of every ticket going to Telethon, thanks to Rottnest Express! Conditions apply*

To book with Rottnest Express for Fremantle departures.


*Conditions apply:
> Event program & details may be subject to changes
> Discount fares are for same-day return only
> Discount fares apply to adults and children (children under 3 travel FREE)
> Tickets are non-refundable; except in the event that Rottnest Carnivale is cancelled by the organisers, a refund may be claimed

> Event program & details may be subject to changes> Discount fares are for same-day return only> Discount fares apply to adults and children (children under 3 travel FREE)> Tickets are non-refundable; except in the event that Rottnest Carnivale is cancelled by the organisers, a refund may be claimed

The Lodge poolside tapas