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SeaLink Rottnest NYE Family Fireworks

Ring in the new year on Wadjemup / Rottnest Island. The greatest place to spend the last day of the year in Perth.

An alcohol-free community event
This is an alcohol-free community event. Visitors who wish to have a drink to celebrate the arrival of a new year can visit one of the many licensed venues on the island.
  • 31 December 2022
  • 4 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Free event
The greatest place to spend the last day of the year is on Rottnest Island!

Spend a relaxing day soaking up the sun and exploring the pristine beauty of the island, followed by an afternoon of fun entertainment that the whole family will love.

With celebrations spaced out throughout the settlement precinct, you can ring in the New Year while keeping the whole family entertained.

The event is free to attend, but registration is required. Please ensure to register all members of your party, including children. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult.

Register to attend for FREE!


This event is sponsored by SeaLink Rottnest and Pelagic Marine Services.

Program subject to change.

Fireworks subject to weather conditions.


With late evening ferry departures back to Fremantle and Hillarys, you’ll be able to enjoy all the action all day before heading home.

Ferry tickets to Rottnest Island are not included, so don't forget to book your tickets now with:
SeaLink Rottnest (Proud sponsor of the New Year's Eve Family Fireworks)

From 4 pm, kids can enjoy fun and immersive activities such as roving entertainment and performers, silent disco, circus workshop, live music and a photo booth.

Then at 9 pm, look skyward toward Thomson Bay for a spectacular firework display to send off 2022 and welcome in 2023.

View the event program here.

Where to find the celebrations

The festivities will take place throughout the main settlement precinct and the fireworks display will light up the skies over Thomson Bay.