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By foot

Slow down, enjoy the moment and open up to the spaces that welcome you.
Walking along the coast
Walking along the coast

Step through a world of stories

When you take a moment to slow down and reconnect with nature, a whole new world of wonder presents itself. When you travel the island by foot, you’ll discover stories in every step as you immerse yourself in everything that is around you.

You never have to venture far with an abundance of island experiences available within a 15-minute walk from the main settlement. For those looking to awaken their appetite for adventure, view the island’s abundant natural wonders on a guided walking tour or a self-guided hike along the Wadjemup Bidi trail network.


Tips for safe travel
Always be mindful of your own fitness level, carry sufficient supplies of water and stick to the marked trails.

Wadjemup Bidi

Spanning 45 km and threading its way through the island, the Bidi - which means "trail" or "track" in Noongar - is made up of five incredible walk trails. 

Each unique stretch displays culturally and environmentally significant landmarks, providing balanced opportunity for historical reflection and celebration of the island’s natural beauty.

More about the Wadjemup Bidi

Free Guided Walking Tours

Be intrigued by stories of the past and discover more about our unique island on a guided walking tour led by the Rottnest Voluntary Guides Association (RVGA). 

Each unique tour blends environmental awareness and historical education, covering everything from the island’s sustainability initiatives to its famous historic sites.

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The Hike Collective

Get a new perspective on adventure with The Hike Collective's unique range of guided hikes of the Wadjemup Bidi.

Wander through the lush inland bush or, if the rugged coastline speaks to you, stay close enough to feel the spray.

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Hiking the Wadjemup Bidi
Hiking the Wadjemup Bidi