Rottnest Island Salt Lakes
Rottnest Island Salt Lakes
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wombatdavid
Hobart, Australia2,549 contributions
Sept 2023 • Solo
I did one of the loop walks from the ferry docks and headed up the coast and then inland. The lakes are amazing and there are lots of interesting signs to read. I liked the parts where the path was just for walkers and no bikes.
Written 17 September 2023
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Sue F
Wirksworth, UK34 contributions
Mar 2023
Family outing (grandparents, parents & 5 yr old). Stunning scenery including salt lakes and fabulous coastline. The quokkas and ospreys were wildlife stars. We walked and took the bus. Volunteer guides were excellent, and a special mention for Jason the bus driver for his great commentary and kind helpfulness.
Written 2 April 2023
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Aljo Cammo
Western Australia, Australia54 contributions
Sept 2022 • Friends
Great place off the coast of Perth.
Everything about this place is amazing except:
Accommodation prices are disgustingly high.
Many dugite snakes. I see heaps every time I go.
Packed on school holidays. I mean packed.

Beautiful beaches. Great memories can be made here.
Crystal clear waters. Great snorkelling.
Large range of expensive accommodation.
Beautiful sunsets.
Fresh food.
Great views to the mainland.
Quokkas

If you see any idiot tourists harming these marsupials please report them
Absolutely idiots.
Written 24 February 2023
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D P
Wellington, New Zealand6,692 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
Really beautiful to cycle around as this part tends to be bypassed yet the road was probably one of our favourites as it was super quiet and very green. Saw a lot of quokkas in their natural habitat here too!
Written 17 November 2022
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TWal1
Canberra, Australia2,873 contributions
Sept 2022 • Couples
About 10 percent of Rottnest Island is made up of salt lakes. These are more prominent on the Eastern side of the island and they are fenced off to prevent entry. The lakes are home to birdlife and other plants and they form part of the island’s fragile ecosystem. You can marvel at the size of the lake either on foot, bike or travelling in a coach.
Written 16 October 2022
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Ron Rosa
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Conquered the walk up to the lighthouse and through the salt lakes. Great photo opportunity and very rewarding walk.
Written 12 September 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,022 contributions
Feb 2022
The Salt Lakes are in the middle of Rottnest Island. You can get around them on a cycle, but they are a bit of a barrier to movement, Please do not try to walk across the Salt Lakes, because you will sink in muck.
Written 14 May 2022
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DadandCab
Coffs Harbour, Australia1,202 contributions
May 2022
After riding around three sides of the island we came across the lakes. A nice pinky tinge to them when we visited but also much wider than expected. Definitely a must do on the island.
Written 12 May 2022
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JBeerman
Honolulu, HI43 contributions
Mar 2020
Nothing really interesting about them at all. Unfortunately, the pink lakes were not pink but did have a ton of rotten, red seaweed along the edges that smelled absolutely awful.

No quokkas around them. We pedaled as fast as we could to get away from them because of the smell and flies. Maybe it is better during a wetter season?
Written 20 March 2020
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Jackie W
Brisbane, Australia136 contributions
Feb 2020
These lakes are very pretty, the shades of pink are incredible. There were birds nesting when we where there. They are so little and fly around in an amazing patterns. We passed the lakes on the way to the lighthouse. It is a nice walk from the settlement to the lighthouse. Well worth the walk.
Written 17 March 2020
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