Travel Blogs from Rottnest Island, Australia

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Of Bicyclists and Coral, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Of Bicyclists and Coral

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... where we wouldn't be risking multiple stings. Fiona suggested we head up to The Basin, the most popular swimming beach on the island, since they'd been swimming there the day before and hadn't had any close encounters of the jelly kind. We agreed and ...

Sharing a Home with Quokkas, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Sharing a Home with Quokkas

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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After a few days in Freo and checking out the sites of Perth proper, I headed out to Rottnest Island for three nights. Rottnest is about 20 km off the coast of Fremantle and is about 11 km long and 5 km wide: not very large at all. Cars are prohibited, so ...

Rotto, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rotto

A travel blog entry by jag

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Rottnest Island I had heard a lot about how I had to get out to Rottnest Island 40 minutes off the coast of Fremantle and so the day finally came when I made the trip out there with Ewa, although at first is seemed destined that we wouldn't make ...

I Like to ride my bicycle, i like to ride my bike!, Rottnest Island, Perth, Australia travel blog

I Like to ride my bicycle, i like to ride my bike!

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... large seaport. We boarded the ferry for the small 20-minute trip, and were quickly stepping off onto the very windy island. Rottnest Island bans all motorised transport apart from one bus, so we ended up at the bike hire place. For some stupid ...

Er. . . Its windy down below, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Er. . . Its windy down below

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... around 25 degrees with a little breeze and somewhat overcast so we can just hope the rain holds off at least. We arrive at Rottnest Island vacate the boat and collect what ever dive gear we need. The boat is full by the way with about 20 people ...

Rottnest Island, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rottnest Island

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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Took a day trip to Rottnest Island today. Rottnest Island is a little island just off the west coast of Australia. You can get there by taking a ferry from Perth, that goes down the Swan River and then to Rottnest. Or you can do what we did, catch the ...

Rat Infested Island?  Sign me UP!, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rat Infested Island? Sign me UP!

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Rottnest Island was essentially named when a Dutch explorer came to the small island off the coast of Western Australia and saw an island overrun with Quokka, a small marsupial he mistook for rats.  Therefore, Rats Nest Island was eventually ...

Jan 06, 2010, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Jan 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Cycling and Swimming at Rottnest Island, Rottnest, Australia travel blog

Cycling and Swimming at Rottnest Island

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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...  experience it will be publish in due course.  With our last few pennies we planned a trip to Rottnest Island, a small Island of the coast of Western Australia. It is a stunning place to visit, and the best way to see it is by bike, as ...

Wo sind all die Quokkas hin?, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Wo sind all die Quokkas hin?

A travel blog entry by bianca_julian

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... viel mehr gekostet, so zahlten wir für ein Zugticket nach Freemantle nur 4 AUD, Touristenattraktionen kosten so einiges. In Rottnest angekommen, machten wir uns auf den Weg um Quokkas zu entdecken (erste Informationen in der Tourist Info sprachen von ...

Quokkas, snorkeling, and a big gun!, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Quokkas, snorkeling, and a big gun!

A travel blog entry by roemer

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... 20 km west of Fremantle.  During the ferry ride we saw people on the deck of a surfaced submarine, which was really cool!  Rottnest Island is a popular day trip for WA and we can see why.  No cars are allowed on the island so we rented ...

Its a hard life, Freemantle, Australia travel blog

Its a hard life

A travel blog entry by -mike-

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A computer! At last! Sorry about a certain lack of updating as due to previously mentioned house computer not being able to access Xp due to certain forgotten passwords it was shipped off and fixed, leaving my ability to update rather limited. But ...

Cycling, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Cycling

A travel blog entry by nikkilewis

Just a short entry to keep up with my little pins being added in the map... Caught the ferry over to Rottnest Island for the day which was lovely - I hired a bike on the ferry and packed a little picnic (how I survived without my little klip-it lunch ...

cycling round an island, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

cycling round an island

A travel blog entry by templei

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travelled to ROttnest, Kingston Barracks. Day one cycle round island, rubbish bike, Rich and Pat crashed, very funny. Thougth Pat had broken arse but the floor was just too hot for him to sit on! Sunburn, slept a lot. Day two, snapped chain, got upgrade, ...

Helen, Beaches, Snorkels an Quokkas :), Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Helen, Beaches, Snorkels an Quokkas :)

A travel blog entry by spanglehatsinoz

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An awesome few days away to the amazing Rottnest island, the island with NO CARS!!, very cute quokkas, amazingly crystal clear sea and white sandy beaches ahhhhhhhh lush :) Helen and me (Sophia) had a great time! Helen is staying with me for 2 weeks on ...

Rottnest to meet the Quokkas, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rottnest to meet the Quokkas

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

... !! It may have taken us the best part of a year to get there, but Boy it was worth every day waited!! Rottnest, what a spectacular place!! Dayne truly excelled himself with my birthday surprise, in whisking me off to the beautiful island!! But before we ...

Rottnest Island, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rottnest Island

A travel blog entry by maren-far-away

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... ein paar Wale beobachten zu können. In Freemantle ließen wir dann unseren Tag bei San Churro mit einer Portion Churros und Schokolade ausklingen. Es war ein wunderschöner Tag und wir waren uns beide einig, ein Tag ist viel zu kurz für Rottnest ...

What The Quok is That?, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

What The Quok is That?

A travel blog entry by handytravels

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... - Departures" The Corkers Wiping sleep, or perhaps just the disbelief that we made it, from our eyes, our boat arrived at Rottnest island after a surprisingly calm journey (The calm after the storm in our case).  Our big choice for the day was ...

Wadjemup and Quokkas, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Wadjemup and Quokkas

A travel blog entry by dalhousie

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With a good weather forecast we decided to visit Rottnest Island, just forty minutes from Perth by high speed ferry.  We departed at 10.00 am, Paula having successfully kept her breakfast down after encountering 1.5 metre swells.  ...

Rottnest Island., Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rottnest Island.

A travel blog entry by lasse-kaya

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... at vi måtte stå opp tidlig (07.30) for å ta bussen ned til kaia. Der stod båten som skulle frakte oss til Rottnest Island klar. Båtturen nedover Swan River, forbi Freemante og ut til Rottnest Island tok ca 2 timer.. Dette var en særdeles fin øy ...

Rats Nest Island, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rats Nest Island

A travel blog entry by joy_marc

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... too and a few Sting Rays (or manta rays, we're not sure which is which), I still didn't see any dolphins though....   Rottnest Island was a great place to get away from everything, it’s so close to the city but you really do feel like you are ...

Shipwrecked!, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Shipwrecked!

A travel blog entry by jo21

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... the rest of the world.  Back in Sydney I was left on hold for 26 minutes while I organised accommodation there.  The Rottnest Island Authority is pretty much like the on-island Mafia. Everything is overseen by them. You have to pay $5 extra ...

Rob's 25th Birthday on Rotto!, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rob's 25th Birthday on Rotto!

A travel blog entry by sherbert

A fabulous day spent Quokka spotting, snorkelling and cycling around Rottnest Island! ...

shaving heads of quokkas in togas by sunset, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

shaving heads of quokkas in togas by sunset

A travel blog entry by clairebear

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... are cute little guys who will nuzzle up your camera if you give them half a chance. Apparently they also like to get drunk. Rottnest Island is really beautiful, especially Salmon Bay. Greig was my tour guide, as he had been before to go fishing, and had ...

Rottnest Island, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rottnest Island

A travel blog entry by roli-on-tour

What a wonderful day. Cycling, snorkelling, relaxing at white ...

Rottnest Island, Rotnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rottnest Island

A travel blog entry by wingtai

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Vandaag naar Rottnest Island gegaan op aanraden van mijn vriend Jaïr. Hiervoor moest ik een ferry pakken vanuit Perth en daarna overstappen in Fremantle. Tijdens de boottocht was er veel te zien qua uitzicht langs de wateren. Duurde ongeveer totaal ...

Sun burn, bike ache and snoring at Rottnest Island, Rottnest Island, off Perth coast, Australia travel blog

Sun burn, bike ache and snoring at Rottnest Island

A travel blog entry by hrhdownunder

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... , upon many a glowing recommendation, we've forced ourselves to spend the last two days on Rottnest island. Such a chore! Formerly an Aborigine prison (in Australia's early days), this island is now more of a traffic-free holiday resort surrounded by ...

Rottnest- Georgia, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

Rottnest- Georgia

A travel blog entry by ellieburrows

For the weekend Simon very kindly took granny and I on his boat to Rotto. The weather wasn't great. It rained. I felt right at home. But that didn't stop us having a swim in the sea and I attempted to balance on the Sup (stand up paddle), fell in ...

We're off again, Rottnest Island, Australia travel blog

We're off again

A travel blog entry by debted

Packing up and getting ready to go to Rottnest Island for some rest and relaxation...reading...snorkelling.....etc....and maybe a few ...

Sun, Sea, Snorkelling and Hip-e Club., Rottnest Island, Perth, Australia travel blog

Sun, Sea, Snorkelling and Hip-e Club.

A travel blog entry by stubbo

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