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Thomson Bay

Henderson Avenue | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Great spot - but island has much to offer - the bay settlement a little worn

Thompson Bay be natural tide, amazing and outstanding as always beautiful and picturesque. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tim H
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Mandurah, Australia
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Sweeping Bay ideal to look over while in Restaurants and Rottnest Hotel. Great to get feet wet and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Roland O
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“waters edge” (4 reviews)
“the pub” (5 reviews)
“main beach” (2 reviews)
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Henderson Avenue | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thompson Bay be natural tide, amazing and outstanding as always beautiful and picturesque. The Thompson Bay settlement on the other hand was looking a bit tired and rundown. Except for the Dome restaurant which looked in really great condition and well landscaped. The island could...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Sweeping Bay ideal to look over while in Restaurants and Rottnest Hotel. Great to get feet wet and stroll along.

Thank Roland O
Reviewed 30 March 2017

From my very first stay in Thompson Bay (1986ish??) I had found my idea of heaven. I may have only been 5 years old but I had found my happy place. From the powdery white sand down to the firmer grain at the waters edge....More

Thank Katsieb
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Sitting at the Quokka pub under the shade of the trees and gazing across Thomson Bay towards distant Perth, you just realise how special this place is. There's a mellow buzz of tourists coming and going from the two main ferry services. Bikes are a...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

No one can criticise the simplistic beauty of the island . Perfect ocean , delightful bays and ample wildlife . Restaurants continue to improve and the pub is a great meeting place to enjoy a drink . To visit the island with your family is...More

Thank robharry2015
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great family get-away. Loved the unit over looking the sea, cosy gas fire, clean and well equipt, just need to take your food and your set! Tennis courts nearby, bush walks and fun exploring the island on the bikes and dunking in the cold ocean...More

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend Rottnest Island enough! We have came over to island twice now and stayed at Thomsons Bay and Geordies Bay, you have to do the bike rides to see a lot of the island, the scenery is spectacular! Who needs to leave Australia...More

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed on Rotto for 4 days with my daughters and our grandsons in two units. Nappy Alley lives up to its name, full of young families and grandparents assisting. Very close to the pub and a good walk to the main settlement and...More

Thank MikeH1949
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A few relaxing winter days in a Thomson Bay heritage cottage make for a perfect break on Rottnest Island. A healthy ten-minute walk from the main settlement and eateries, comfortable amenities and relaxed island atmosphere made this the rejuvenating stay we were looking for.

Thank deejayarrr
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had one night on Rottnest, staying in the units at Thomson Bay South. For anyone keen on cycling, fishing, swimming, snorkeling or walking, this is a great place to spend a few days. Thomson Bay is right by the settlement so easy to walk...More

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Nearby Restaurants
Rottnest Bakery
324 reviews
.30 km away
The Lane Cafe
87 reviews
.29 km away
Aristos
308 reviews
.24 km away
Dome Cafe
306 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rottnest Island Visitor Centre
352 reviews
.26 km away
The Basin
161 reviews
1.02 km away
Rottnest Island Nature Reserve
49 reviews
.50 km away
Rottnest Island Museum
122 reviews
.20 km away
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