Rottnest Island travel guide

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You're Going to Love Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is a must-see destination in Western Australia, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Rottnest Island deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island in July
Estimated hotel price
S$ 196
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rottnest Island in July
Estimated hotel price
S$ 196
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Rottnest Island in January, when the average temperature is 22 °C, and the highest can go up to 26 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 12 °C, with an average temperature of 14 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 150 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Rottnest Island, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Rottnest Island

Plane

Although Rottnest Island doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Perth (PER), which is located 43 km from Rottnest Island. The shortest flight to Rottnest Island from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 5h.

Car

Another option to get to Rottnest Island is to pick up a car hire from Perth, which is about 33 km from Rottnest Island. You’ll find branches of City Centre Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Perth.

Plane

Although Rottnest Island doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Perth (PER), which is located 43 km from Rottnest Island. The shortest flight to Rottnest Island from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 5h.

Car

Another option to get to Rottnest Island is to pick up a car hire from Perth, which is about 33 km from Rottnest Island. You’ll find branches of City Centre Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Perth.

Airports near Rottnest Island

Airlines serving Rottnest Island

Lufthansa
Good (4,686 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,724 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,194 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,897 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (438 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (553 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,553 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (189 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Rottnest Island

Most booked hotels in Rottnest Island

Norfolk Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 119+
Pier 21 Apartment Hotel Fremantle
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 178+
Yha Fremantle Prison
2 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 36+
Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
S$ 173+

Hiring a car in Rottnest Island

Expect to pay S$ 1.53 per litre in Rottnest Island (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 18.25 and S$ 24.33.

Expect to pay S$ 1.53 per litre in Rottnest Island (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 18.25 and S$ 24.33.