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A very fun daytrip worth going

Caught the 8.25am train to fremantle (30mins). Walked out the station, turn right n walked straight... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
BerniceTeo
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Stunning walking and cycling

Rottnest Island is truly amazing. It has stunning scenery and is beautiful. People often focus on... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Adepto
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Geordie Bay Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Caught the 8.25am train to fremantle (30mins). Walked out the station, turn right n walked straight to reach B- Shed (about 5mins) to catch the ferry. Took the 9.30am ferry to the Island from fremantle instead of perth as it's much cheaper and the sea...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Rottnest Island is truly amazing. It has stunning scenery and is beautiful. People often focus on its coastline but don’t miss out on enjoying the Salt Lakes which are just as wonderful.

Thank Adepto
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We took a shortcut to the Rottnest Island Salt Lakes. We wanted to see the Pink Lake. After biking for a long time, we found it! At first the Pink Lake did not look pink, but nearby there was red surrounding the lake. As I...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

With the ferry ⛴ you reach this small island in 20/25 minute from Perth. No cars are allowed just bikes! (To rent) Total relax 😎 Beautiful beaches and great nature. Don’t think to have entertainment on the island just a couple of restaurants. Around 5pm...More

Thank Guja5
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Its a salt flat. Wouldnt normally even think it needs a review, However! walking back to our cottage one night when the mind was up the salt lake was throwing a huge amount of foam along the road. Quite fun to run and stomp on...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Biking around the island on our way back to the settlement we passed through the area of the salt lakes. It's a great place for bird watching and while you are at it, and it is after 4PM you will soon be surrounded by some...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We were riding to see the lighthouse when I stopped here to get some photos here it is nice to ride through here as it is gorgeous and makes for some good posts.

Thank Kaeley_04
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I went to Rottnest Island during Xmas week and there were a lot of local and foreign tourists flocking to the island. Wanted to take a train ride to tour the island but was fully booked for the day. I'm not really good at cycling...More

2  Thank Ruzana A
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

It’s the first thing you get to if you go directly west from town. I only noticed a faint smell but the pink and blue colours and froth sitting around were very noticeable. Lots of bird life including breeding areas.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 26 October 2017

When we were there the salt lakes were nearly dried out and they were very smelly.. Other than that its nice to ride the bike along the lakes..

Thank MateEeMa
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