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Chilled Bliss: Discover the Best Spots for Cool Scoops and Icy Treats

Recharge after a day of exploration with a frosty delight from one of the island's assortment of refreshment spots, from ice creams and smoothies to fresh acai bowls.
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Ice cream at Thomson bay
Ice cream at Thomson bay

Beat the heat and cool down with a cold scoop or icy treat while you explore the island.

With its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, Wadjemup / Rottnest Island is renowned as the ultimate summer escape. For the young, and the young-at-heart, it’s the place where you pedal around in your swim gear, letting the sea breeze dry salty skin, as the drips of the melting ice cream in your hand mark a perfect, sun-soaked day.

Whether it’s the simple joy of an ice cream cone, the nostalgia of a frosty milkshake, or the wholesome sweetness of an acai bowl, here's where to find refreshingly cold treats on Rottnest Island.

Simmo’s Rottnest

Settlement Mall

The perfect complement to any day by the sea is a sweet scoop of the much-loved Simmo’s ice cream. Boasting over 60 flavours to choose from, you’ve got a truly delicious dilemma.

The Lane Café

Settlement Mall

Ease into the day with a trip to The Lane Café where you will find a selection of cold treats like juices and smoothies. For a fresh and fruity start to your day, grab a healthy and delicious acai bowl to go and savour it while soaking in the panoramic views of Thomson Bay, located just behind the cafe.

General Stores

Settlement Mall and Geordie Bay

Whether you're passing through the main settlement or exploring the picturesque setting of Geordie Bay, make a pit stop at the conveniently positioned General Stores. Each store boasts a range of ice creams and refreshing cold drinks to indulge in, all while also grabbing your grocery essentials.



Lexi’s on Rotto

West End

A welcome rest stop and the perfect addition to enjoying the views out at West End. Whether you’ve made the trip by bus or pedal power, refuel with an assortment of ice creams as well as other refreshments at Lexi's on Rotto. Take a moment to soak in the stunning views before heading back to the settlement, ensuring your island adventure is both delicious and rejuvenating.

Kalli’s on Rotto

Wadjemup Lighthouse

If you’re exploring further or visiting Wadjemup Lighthouse, reward yourself with a well-deserved pit stop at Kalli’s on Rotto. Sit back, relax and relish the stunning 360-degree views of the island while you take a minute to recharge with a selection of ice creams or cold drinks.

Rottnest Movies and Mini Golf

Thomson Bay Settlement

Wrap up your day by settling into a deckchair for a unique cinematic experience at Rottnest Movies and Mini Golf. For a sweet fix, make a bee line for the candy bar for a homemade choc bomb and more classic favourites. If the day’s schedule of adventures doesn’t allow for some time at the movies, never fear. You can still swing by to indulge in the tasty treats on offer, perhaps with a side of mini golf or a few games at the arcade on site.


Where to find ice cream on Rottnest Island