Rottnest Island Bayseeker Tour

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Visit spectacular Rottnest Island, the “Emerald Isle in a Sea of Sapphire”, only 19km off the mainland coast, “Rotto” has a relaxed atmosphere and unique features that will leave a lasting impression. Take in the beautiful landscape while stopping off at the key places around the Island. All the “Colours of Rottnest” can only be fully appreciated on our commentated Bayseeker Tour.

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Duration: 2 hours
Starts: Rottnest Island, Australia
Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife



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What to Expect When Visiting Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia

Visit spectacular Rottnest Island, the “Emerald Isle in a Sea of Sapphire”, only 19km off the mainland coast, “Rotto” has a relaxed atmosphere and unique features that will leave a lasting impression. Take in the beautiful landscape while stopping off at the key places around the Island. All the “Colours of Rottnest” can only be fully appreciated on our commentated Bayseeker Tour.

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Stop At: Kingstown Barracks, Kingstown Rd, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161 Australia

Kingstown is located 1km south of the Thomson Bay Main Jetty and was a focal point in Rottnest Islands WWII operations as it housed the Australian Army during wartime operations. Kingstown Barracks accommodation was opened for educational use in 1984/1985 and has become a much loved camp destination for many WA schools.

Stop At: Cape Vlamingh, Digby Drive, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161 Australia

A spectacular location most commonly used for whale watching in the winter and spring season. On this tour you will have the opportunity to uncover this stunning location and marvel at the amazingly wild and rugged scenery.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Rocks, West End, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161 Australia

See the New Zealand Fur Seal Colony that live at Cathedral Rocks. The seals can be see from the viewing platform as they spend their time resting on the rocks.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rottnest Island Salt Lakes, Geordie Bay Road, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161 Australia

When on the island, a must do activity is to explore the many salt lakes that occupy approximately 10 per cent of the area. Notable ones include Lake Baghdad, Lake Vincent, Herschel Lake, Garden Lake, Government House Lake and Serpentine Lake. These lakes are permanent and are always accessible all year around, other notable lakes that may dry up throughout the summer period include Pink Lake, Lake Sirius, Lake Negri and the twin Pearse Lakes. These salt lake are known to turn pink as a result of the interaction between the algae and salt that grows in the water. When the right mixture of salt and sunlight interact with the algae a red pigment known as beta carotene is accumulated resulting in the pink tinge to the water.

Stop At: Henrietta Rocks, Parker Point Rd, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161 Australia

Henrietta Rocks is an iconic landmark of Rottnest Island and is commonly used as a lookout for a picturesque view of the island. From here visitors can see Dyer Island, the wreck of the Shark and Parker Point. The most notable of these sights is the wreck of the Shark located only a few metres of the shore.

Stop At: Wadjemup Lighthouse, Gem Road Wadjemup Rd, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161 Australia

See the iconic lighthouse and learn about the Noongar history.

Duration: 25 minutes



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