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Rottnest Island Visitor Centre

Henderson Ave, Thomson Bay | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
+61 8 9372 9730
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US$69.01*
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Rottnest Island Round-Trip Ferry from Perth or Fremantle
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US$96.85*
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Rottnest Island Bike and Snorkel Tour from Perth or Fremantle
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US$120.26*
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Rottnest Island Snorkeling Cruise with Optional Guided Walking Tour and Lunch
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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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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

You should call in here & chat to the very friendly staff. There is nothing that they can't help you with.

Thank paulg19688
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review Paul Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visitor centre was great equipped with all the necessary information required to know what the place has on offer. Staff was friendly and helpful

Thank Aurang Z
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review Aurang Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island is pretty and interesting. Unfortunately I traveled during the rainy season. Took 2 rides (1hour each) around the island with luke and Mike. Both very experienced guide providing commentary as we travel in the bus. Would want to visit the island again in...More

Thank Michael N
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rottnest Island is a very beautiful place, the views are amazing. we had a lot of fun cycling and seeing the Quokkas. Also there are lovely places to surf.

1  Thank tipiratenono
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the free Quokka Walk hosted by the Volunteer Guides at 2.15pm - a lovely, knowledgeable lady (Kate?) who provided info about the history of the island and also about quokkas. Saw many quokkas along the way as well.

1  Thank YJ T
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you YJ the guides we have on the island do a fantastic job Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Myself and a couple of friends headed over to Rotto recently... We recieved a lecture upon arrival about behaviour and how to treat the Island... And then had the police/security check up on us every night because we were young!!! Seriously advise against going to...More

Thank RuthRPerth
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Ruth. Visitors of all ages are most welcome to visit Rottnest Island at any time. However, to ensure that all everyone enjoys their stay, the terms and conditions relating to behavior are carefully communicated and strictly enforced. We are sorry...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We really only dropped in here to buy our ticket for the hop on/off bus. There is a small display of a few souvenirs but not a big range....you will find a few more things in the store in the centre that sells groceries etc...More

Thank malleegirl
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

Reviewed 8 July 2017

You absolutely must visit Rottnest Island if you spend any time in Perth. It is a short ferry ride away and well worth a day! The island is home to the famous quokkas, small marsupials that aren't afraid of humans and are great for taking...More

1  Thank Ryan S
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Didn't spend much time here. Bought the bus ticket but that was about all it had to offer. I was hoping to be able to find out all about what to do on the island, but there was not much to inspire me. My opinion...More

1  Thank CazatDTA
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This service is excellent. The staff were friendly and attentive. It was clean and efficient. I was served quickly and the staff were informative about their island and the things on offer.

1  Thank Fran S
Rottnest_Island, Manager at Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you for your review Fran Kind Regards Adam Morris Visitor Centre Manager

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princessdanielleso
21 February 2017|
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Response from twinkle4212 | Reviewed this property |
You can get there by ferry and try to get your ticket on a Tuesday as I think there are discounts (I took rottnest express from Fremantle) :) a lot trails and you can walk or ride a bike around the island. There is also a... More
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cbcsa
26 January 2017|
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Response from Robin H | Reviewed this property |
Trip over is reasonably expensive and you'd need to do the bus on island or walk. Will be cool in June. Don't recall price of bus. Quokka are good to experience but in your position may be better visiting city... More
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Bakesie
1 January 2017|
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Response from Ctan1965 | Reviewed this property |
Well everyone seem to have planned their day at least a day a head as we did buy just the night before. At the boat entry I don't see a booth selling tickets just a few guys helping to collect or scan tickets bought online... More
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