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 September
Estimated hotel price
$241
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rottnest Island in September
Estimated hotel price
$241
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. Airlines that fly from New Zealand to Rottnest Island include Air China, Etihad Airways and Air New Zealand. The shortest flight to Rottnest Island from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 7h 25m.

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 Yesaway and City Centre Car Rentals, 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. Airlines that fly from New Zealand to Rottnest Island include Air China, Etihad Airways and Air New Zealand. The shortest flight to Rottnest Island from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 7h 25m.

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 Yesaway and City Centre Car Rentals, among others, in Perth.

Airports near Rottnest Island

Airlines serving Rottnest Island

Lufthansa
Good (4,688 reviews)
KLM
Good (850 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,551 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,301 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,592 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,964 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,123 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,455 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,888 reviews)
Finnair
Good (872 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (925 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (820 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,684 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (406 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (508 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,603 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (184 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Rottnest Island

Hiring a car in Rottnest Island

Expect to pay $1.96 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 $23.42 and $31.22.

Expect to pay $1.96 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 $23.42 and $31.22.