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Kingstown Barracks

Parker Point Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
+61894329125
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Rottnest Island Grand Tour Including Lunch and Historical Train Ride
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Parker Point Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a group of 10 ladies and got the Barracks 152 house which is on top of hill. Nicely tucked away and short walk down to beach for a quick dip and walk along on a nice summers day.

Thank Kosing2015
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I could not find a listing for the Bickley Point Gun Emplacements, there should be one. They are located behind the Kingstown Barracks and it took me 2 trips to figure out where they are as the publicity is not readily available. From the barracks...More

Thank Kiwitraveling
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Not really much to see except for parade ground and buildings vacated when army left Rottnest quite some time ago.

Thank 123savery321
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We loved staying here. We had a family room, all bedding provided. Ferry delivers your bag there. We could cycle into 'town' easily. They had BBQ & kitchen facilities if you needed that. Quokkas by the dozen on the lawn after sunset. Good stroll to...More

Thank LovetoescapePip
Reviewed 18 December 2015

the sad reality is there was no one there to explain it. there were some signs, but we would have spent more time if there was a guide

Thank Adpo01
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

The barracks were not open when we visited so we could not go inside for a tour. But it was great to find out a little more about the military history of the island and the kids always love to see and play with the...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I didn't pay for a tour, but I did bike there with three couples and god knows how many kids between us. And I wish I had. The location is isolated and unassuming. Red brick buildings that could have been about 20 years old. A...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Hired a family room at the barracks. Backpacker style accommodation with shared kitchen facility. Only a small trickle of water from the main shower in out block and no better in the ones near the laundry. 2 stove/ ovens in the kitchen in our block...More

Thank Shae H
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Nowadays, the Kingstown Barracks are run as a hostel, with dormatories, family rooms, kitchen, BBQ area, separate showers/toilets and a 6 inch gun from the Bickley Battery. There are also cottages to rent, a tennis court, and beautiful beaches as well as a Military walk...More

Thank suerayAustralia
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

This is a nice easy ride if you have littluns who might struggle to cross the island to more far flung locations. There's plenty of history and a couple of easy geocaches uf you're into caching (look it up if you're not). I stayed here...More

Thank Uberdan
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