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Rottnest Island Visitor Centre

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Address: Henderson Ave, Thomson Bay | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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+61 8 9372 9730
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Rottnest Island Visitor Centre is located in Thomson Bay near the main...

Rottnest Island Visitor Centre is located in Thomson Bay near the main jetty. Ask the helpful and friendly staff for maps and information about attractions, tours, bus services, bike hire and mooring rentals.

If you are staying in Rottnest Island Authority accommodation you can check in at the Visitor Centre from 2pm daily.

Please phone for opening hours and other helpful information.

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US$ 61.29*
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Rottnest Island Round-Trip Ferry from Perth or Fremantle
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US$ 107.85*
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Wildlife Cruise
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US$ 85.35*
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Rottnest Island Bike and Snorkel Tour from Perth or Fremantle

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Very helpful staff

Went into the visitor centre to find out if I could about a lizard I'd seen. Helpful young lady looked up her computer instantlly and was about to show me photos and confirm that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Castletown, United Kingdom
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Castletown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went into the visitor centre to find out if I could about a lizard I'd seen. Helpful young lady looked up her computer instantlly and was about to show me photos and confirm that it was a king skink I'd spotted

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Thank Anne B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stop by the visitor center before you head off for the day, this way you can find all the interesting things to do on the island, and learn more about the name of Island.

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Thank Hazel M. W
Dong Ha Quang Tri Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So peachful. Love the moment riding the bicycle around the island. It is wild and peachful. we spent mostly a day there, relaxing, lazy and feeling the day pass by. A nice place to escape.

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Thank Hung N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very helpful and pleasant we arrived early awaiting check in for 2pm cabin They asked us to leave mobile number and called us when it was ready ...2 hours earlier than we expected Great volunteers and a pleasant experience

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Thank Runningjayne
Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful island great day out weather amazing.lots of different beaches to see on the island .very large you can't ride around it in one day .very hilly you must take your own water as they don't have water stops any wear just one shop as you get of the boat .lots to see and good for kids but also lots... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rotti Island visitor centre is really a lovely place to get info. The place is modern with huge displays, and well set out with pamphlets available while you wait to speak to staff. Very efficient.

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Thank helenbT3644HF
Noumea, New Caledonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for some time off from the city of Perth Rottnest Island is a great place to go. Plenty of activities to chose from and great wildlife to experience is the perfect getaway ! The Quokkas are just the cutest of animals and very friendly and even if you're not allowed to touch or feed them they... More 

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Brisbane
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't too impressed with this centre. Plus every tour here is very overpriced. Our tip is to take food with you and grab a bike. Go for a swim and enjoy the beach. We took the Tuesday special fare over and found all the outlets hugely expensive

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Thank Macafamily
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during winter so it was too cold for a swim but the beaches looked amazing. Crystal clear waters. Had a nice walk around the island, although cycling would probably have been a better form of transport. World of peace and tranquility just a short ferry ride from Perth. And of course, the quokkas alone are definitely worth the visit.... More 

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Thank Addy_gooner
Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rottnest visitors centre has no customer service. They take your money 18 months in advance and give you nothing. I rate them less than 1 and recommend you stay somewhere else

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Thank ClairStanley
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Clair, thank you for the opportunity to talk to you today and explain the processes relating to your queries. I wish you an enjoyable stay and look forward to your return visit next year. Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager More 

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