Rottnest Island
in City of Cockburn of Western Australia, Australia

Noteable things around
  • Hillarys Boat Harbour (marina, (16 mi)
  • Ocean Reef Boat Harbour (marina, (19 mi)
  • Perth Zoo (zoo, (18 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-31.995 and 115.540 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -31° 59' 42" and E 115° 32' 25"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:38 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Australia/Perth
UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:16 am and 5:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
32.333 and -64.688 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tucker's Town
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Discover Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island in City of Cockburn (Western Australia) is a city in Australia about 1,936 mi (or 3,116 km) west of Canberra, the country's capital city.

Local time in Rottnest Island is now 03:38 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Australia / Perth with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Rottnest Island, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Australia is Rottnest Island Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We discovered 3 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: City of Cockburn, Perth, Rockingham, and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 85% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of July 2024

18°C (64 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

20°C (67 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

19°C (66 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Karma Rottnest

0,1 mi
Kitson Street
6161 Rottnest Island

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Rottnest Island Authority

0,3 mi
Vlamingh Way
6161 Rottnest Island

Time Information

Checkout: 09:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Rottnest Fishing Trip August 2013

Published: August 05, 2013
Length: 16:25 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Nicholas Drummond

Went on a fishing trip to rotto in early August. Caught all my catch on soft plastic jigs and some on a halco slice. Ended up with; 52cm Dhufish on Lucarnus Jig 48cm Breaksea cod on soft plastic...

Rottnest Island Trip

Published: February 01, 2014
Length: 18:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lucian Thomaz

Welcome to the breathtaking Rottnest Island! Songs: Seals & Croft - Summer Breeze The Beatles - Octopus's Garden.

Scuba diving. Rottnest Island, Thomson Bay shipwrecks 1842-1942.Perth, Western Australia

Published: March 22, 2013
Length: 28:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dave Jackson

Best Watched in full HD A century of shipwrecks in Thomson Bay on the eastern side of Rottnest Island, Western Australia. A brief guide to the 5 colonial era traders wrecked since 1842 and...

Rottnest Island Dive - Roe Reef

Published: November 05, 2014
Length: 56:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sean Howard

Scuba dive off Rottnest Island in Western Australia.

Crystal Palace, Rottnest

Published: February 10, 2013
Length: 05:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Merritt Imaging

Second dive of the day for most, my first! Some great country with plenty of caves and swim throughs.

Rottnest Beaches Of Western Australia

Published: October 20, 2014
Length: 58:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Landscape Images

Take a tour of some of the spectacular beaches and bays of Rottnest Island Western Australia.

30 Days in Oz: Emily, Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Published: July 29, 2011
Length: 39:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Australia

Emily Brook from Glasgow came to Australia on a Working Holiday Visa. Catch up with Emily on a cycle tour of Rottnest Island near Perth to check out its secluded bays (perfect for snorkeling!)...

Quokkas of Rottnest Island, WA

Published: August 19, 2014
Length: 47:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Australian Geographic

Despite the fascination for the quokka – a wallaby-like marsupial that resides on Rottnest Island, Western Australia – there's been no significant research on the island's population...

Taking a boat out to Rottnest - April 2014

Published: April 14, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Scott Higgins

Go Pro Rottnest Island

Published: March 17, 2013
Length: 02:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: GroProPerthHD

3 days in rottnest all filmed with go pro hero 3 (black)

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is 18 kilometres (11 mi) off the Western Australian coast, near Fremantle. It is called Wadjemup by the Noongar people, meaning "place across the water". The island is 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) long, and 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) at its widest point. Its total land area is 19 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi). Rottnest Island has been a popular local holiday destination for over 50 years. The Western Australian vernacular diminutive is "Rotto", or "Rottnest".

Located at -32.002, 115.517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Car-free zones, Landmarks in Perth, Western Australia, Rottnest Island, Important Bird Areas of Western Australia, Underwater diving sites in Australia

Lake Baghdad

Lake Baghdad is one of a collection of salt lakes on Rottnest Island, Western Australia.

Located at -32, 115.517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Western Australia, Rottnest Island

The Basin (Rottnest Island)

The Basin is a popular swimming location on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31|59|21|S|115|32|9|E| |primary |name= }}, in the northwest of the island, between Pinky Beach and Longreach Bay. According to the website of Tourism Western Australia, it has been awarded "Australia's Top Beach". John T. McMahon once wrote of it: "I challenge the world to produce a better swimming place than the Basin. Nature has been eloquent here.

Located at -31.9892, 115.536 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rottnest Island, Beaches of Western Australia

Geographical features of Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island lies 18 kilometres west of the coastline of Perth, Western Australia, and is 4.5 km (2.8m) at its widest, and 11 km long.

Located at -32.002, 115.517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Landmarks in Perth, Western Australia, Visitor attractions in Perth, Western Australia, Rottnest Island

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Rottnest Island.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rottnest-eiland, Rottnest, Rottnest Island, جزیره راتنست, Île Rottnest, Роттнест, 罗得乃斯脱岛, 羅特尼斯島