Discover Rottnest island
Imagine yourself being on a small island. Surround it with a bright blue aquarium, tropical plants and exotic birds. Add more than 62 beaches and 20 rocky bays where you can enjoy snorkeling, diving, kayaking, fishing and swimming. You got it? Great, you have not landed in heaven, no this is Rottnest Island. The ideal destination if you are not in the mood for hectic city life.
It is also known locally as "Rotto" or "Wadjemup" and is located only 18 kilometers from Perth, near the beautiful west coast of Australia. The trip by ferry takes an hour from Perth and less than half an hour from Freemantle. It is not surprising that this island has been a popular holiday destination since 1900 with locals.