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Rottnest Island

Travel info

To ensure your holiday experience on Rottnest Island is safe, hassle-free and thoroughly enjoyable, here is a comprehensive list of essential travel information to help you plan your trip.

Getting to Rottnest Island

Getting to Rottnest Island in Western Australia (WA) is easy, with various transport options close to the State’s capital, Perth – you can take a ferry, plane or your own boat.

Getting around Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is a nature reserve, a region of natural beauty and abundant marine and wildlife - public vehicles are not permitted on the Island, so the traditional way to explore the Island is on… View more

Boating information

Check out all the boating information provided and start planning your sailing adventure to Rottnest Island today. View more

Important travel tips

Check out these important travel tips to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable holiday on Western Australia’s Rottnest Island. View more

Maps of Rottnest Island

Download maps of Rottnest Island in Western Australia (WA) and start planning your island holiday. View more



You're Welcome WA - access information for people with disabilities

Rottnest Island provides an access and facility-friendly holiday destination for all visitors. View more



Visitor centre

Rottnest Island Visitor Centre is located in Thomson Bay - ask the helpful and friendly staff for maps and information about attractions, tours, bus services, bike hire and mooring rentals. View more

Rottnest Island contact details

Check out the following list for important Rottnest Island contact details to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience on the island. View more


Help protect the beautiful natural landscapes and unique wildlife of Western Australia's Rottnest Island for future generations - Find out how you can minimise the impact of your visit by considering these conservation tips… View more