A Day Hike on Rottnest Island

Perth, Australia

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The Facts

  • Start or End: A loop walk starting and ending at the Rottnest Island Jetty (Google Map Directions). I accessed the island via the ferry from Barrack Street Jetty, Perth City (Google Map Directions).
  • Length:13.1km (8.2mi) in about 5hr
  • Grade: Medium. Mostly flat but some small hills. Path types range from the road side, gravel, very sandy, beach, rocky and paved. Very little shade and exposure to the elements.
  • Date Walked: 2nd of May 2015

The Story

A boat cruise followed by reflective lakes, lighthouse panoramas and spectacular coastal views ... and don't forget about the quokkas, plenty of quokkas.

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Hello, I'm Marc and welcome to metrotrekker.

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