Rottnest Island podcasts
Download and listen to podcasts covering many fascinating aspects of the Island. These convenient guides tell the story of Rottnest Island as spoken by informative and friendly local volunteer guides.
You can download the guides and use them as free walking tour guides to the Island, or you can just listen to them to discover the fascinating story of Western Australia’s very own Island getaway.
All tours are free to download.
The podcast guides are brought to you with the kind assistance of the Rottnest Island Board Scholarship. Virtual guides in association with the Rottnest Voluntary Guide Association.
Start listening to your Rottnest Island podcast now!
Podcasting makes audio files available to you via a 'feed'. This feed automatically delivers updated audio files to your PC or Mac. You don't have to come back to find new content - rather, the system will look for our updates and automatically put them where you can listen to them. Put simply, our podcasts allow you to listen to recordings of audio about Rottnest Island while on the road or at your home computer - whenever you fancy! It's like listening to your favourite radio show whenever and wherever you want. You can then listen to the podcast on any portable media player or computer - you don't necessarily have to have an iPod.
How do I listen to a podcast?
If your computer has a sound card you can listen to individual podcasts right now. Just click the file and listen. If you want to save the file to your computer, 'right click' and choose 'save as' to get it.
If you want to make your Rottnest tour portable, you can download them to a media device, such as your iPod or whatever MP3 player you have.
How do I subscribe to the podcasts?
If you want to subscribe to our feed, you'll need to get hold of a podcasting client, such as Apple's iTunes (version 5 and up has native podcasting support) or iPodder. There are heaps of other options out there, but these two are pretty well established. Just follow the instructions on the sites to download the products - they're free, and downloading is quick and easy. This software will manage your podcast subscriptions, too.
Bathurst Lighthouse Podcast
Learn about the history and beauty of the amazing Bathurst Lighouse on the Bathurst Pod Tour. For more information click here.
Virtual tours of Rottnest
Check out the Postcards WA trip to Rottnest Island, Western Australia's favourite holiday destination.
Jump aboard the powerful Rottnest Eco Express and explore the rugged coastline around Rottnest Island. Take in shipwrecks, birdlife, amazing snorkel sites and New Zealand fur seals!
Explore Rottnest Island's many beaches and bays, see the underwater snorkel trail, visit the historic gun tunnels and take in the majestic views - all with the virtual tour of Rottnest Island in summer.
Thinking about visiting Rottnest in the winter months? Take a virtual tour of Rottnest Island in winter.
To see all the different accommodation available on Rottnest Island, check out the Rottnest Island accommodation virtual tour.
Coastal Walk Trail Proposal
Experience... Rottnest in Winter
As the weather cools and the school holiday crowds disperse, discover, explore and enjoy More Rottnest - at a slower pace and at lower prices from May through until October.