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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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USD 104.77*
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Adventure Speed Boat Ride
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USD 77.03*
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Rottnest Island Bike and Snorkel Tour from Perth or Fremantle
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USD 61.63*
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Rottnest Island Round-Trip Ferry from Perth or Fremantle
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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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“the bus” (36 reviews)
“helpful staff” (10 reviews)
“day trip” (20 reviews)
Henderson Ave, Thomson Bay | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
+61 8 9372 9730
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dropped in on arrival and got free map and advice on best places to see , where to get water and bus timetables etc. Very helpful and friendly . Worth just using the explorer bus at approx 15 dollars for all day allowing you to...More

Thank 147ChrisB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Am n Rottnest island booked a villa had to check in at the visitor info centre . Very helpful friendly staff thanks heaps to the dark haired lady who checked me in she could not have provided a better service .

Thank millym1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Rottnest since childhood and I've always found the visitor centre staff to be helpful. Definitely worth stopping in to grab a map and get some guidance on what's happening and how to make the most of your stay

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't have to get on a bus or hire a bicycle to see quokkas. They are within minutes of the dock! :) (which was good, as we couldn't get a bus or tour when we arrived) If you hop off the ferry, you can...More

Thank a t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful island. We bought an Explorer ticket $15, great value. (No need to buy the more expensive tour tickets.) You can use it all day and get on and off as you please. A brief commentary is also given. Just remember to...More

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremelly friendly and very helpful staff before and during check in. Very efficient process , recieved a text fro m early check in request when room was available to pick up key.

Thank TMM818
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have be honest if it wasn't for the Quokkas I would not have gone to Rottnest Island.I am pleased I went but it isnt a place I would rush back to, if not for the Quokkas. It is a pleasant days outing, lovely boat...More

Thank holdenfj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well set out centre. Friendly staff. Good free brochures. Easily accessible venue close to ferry jetty

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful staff very informative nice selection of souvenirs a good start to a day trip to rottnest Well organised

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to get some information on the island. Got some maps to help us navigate around with our bikes. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank aneeltamivee
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Nicole L
10 October 2017|
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Response from Jonathan M |
Yes, there is a baby changing room just behind the Visitor Centre which is two minutes walk from the main jetty. There are no dedicated breastfeeding rooms on Rottnest that I am aware of.
10 September 2017|
Response from Fran S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know but I'd give them a call and they will be able to tell you. Have gun if you're going.