Rottnest Island Pedal & Flipper

Discover Rottnest Island by bicycle and experience over 63 beaches and 20 bays as you explore this unique A Class Reserve. Cycling is environmentally friendly and a fun recreational activity for all ages. As Rottnest Island has essentially no cars, cycling is one of the best ways to get around the Island.


Hire your adult bikes (Day hire only) before you arrive and explore the island at your own pace. 

Guests staying in RIA Accommodation wishing to hire a bike for more than one day can do so by calling Reservations on 1800 111 111 (Mon-Fri 8.30am to 5.00pm)

Explore over 22 kilometres of suggested cycle trails, taking in the unique coastline, wildlife and visiting attractions at your leisure. Cycle to the top of Oliver Hill or visit the Wadjemup Lighthouse for spectacular views of the island and Indian Ocean. Venture out to West End, stopping at Cathedral Rocks to see the resident fur seals, or spot a rare osprey near Parker Point. With affordable bike hire options for everyone, you can choose to see the entire island in a day, or a week!

The best choice of hire bikes 

The Pedal & Flipper team are trained to personally fit customers to bikes to ensure optimum comfort and safety.

Rottnest Island Pedal & Flipper is the largest bike hire facility in the Southern Hemisphere with over 1,650 bikes and specialty equipment available for hire. Our fleet includes standard mountain bikes, comfortable hybrid bikes, electric bikes and a large selection of kids’ bikes. We also hire bikes with baby seats and child trailers for the little ones (12 months – 4 years), and offer a range of mobility assistance options. We wish to advise our visitors hiring child trailers and baby seat bikes that the child/children must be present when hiring.

Our premium quality hire bikes are expertly maintained by a team of skilled mechanics, and backed by a complimentary call-out service for any problems you may encounter, so you can simply relax and enjoy your ride. 

View our complete Hire Equipment Price List.

Great value add-ons

Tailor your package to your family’s needs when you arrive. Add a gel seat cover, snorkel set, wetsuit or stand-up paddleboard and fill your days with endless fun! We offer great day hire deals – ask our friendly staff or see our specials board on arrival. 

Upgrade to an electric bike upon arrival (subject to availability and upgrade cost) – these offer an easy ride around the island for our adult visitors!

Our Bike & Bus deal is like an insurance policy for your legs! Ride until you’re tired, then leave your bike at a bus stop and ride in air-conditioned comfort back to the settlement. 

Pensioners and concession card holders receive 10% discount year-round on our great selection of bikes.

We offer discount rates for schools and groups of 10 or more. Please contact Pedal & Flipper for more information or to make a booking.

View our complete Hire Equipment Price List.

Important Information for Hirers 

  • The person signing the hire agreement must be 18 years of age or over.
  • A refundable deposit is required for some hire items and can be paid by cash or credit card.
  • Please be aware that we do not hire our Ebikes to hirers under 18 years of age. Ebikes are "first come first served" and cannot be booked in advance. Ebikes require a refundable $200 security deposit upon collection.
  • Booked online? You will need to bring your credit or debit card for verification, along with your confirmation email and proof of identification.
  • Bicycle helmets are required by law; these are supplied with all equipment hired.
  • For safety reasons, our equipment is not suitable for infants under 12 months. Maximum weight restrictions apply to child trailers and baby seats.
  • We do not attach private child trailers to our bikes.
  • Please contact Pedal & Flipper in regards to children 5 years and over who require training wheels on their hire bikes. To avoid disappointment, please check with us prior to your visit regarding your individual requirements.
  • Please note, as a bike hire service, we unfortunately don’t have options for visitors who cannot ride bikes. Tricycles are not deemed a safe option for those who cannot ride. View hop on/hop off bus options for getting around the Island.
  • Due to our large fleet size we regret to advise that we do not carry out private repairs during Peak Season. We suggest that visitors bringing their own bikes to Rottnest Island have them serviced prior to arriving.
  • Please view our full Terms and Conditions.

How to find us

Rottnest Island Pedal & Flipper is located on Bedford Avenue, just behind Hotel Rottnest.

Open 8.30am to 5.30pm daily.

Phone: +61 8 9292 5105
Fax: +61 8 9292 5108

Frequently Asked Questions 

Can I bring my personal electric bicycle to Rottnest Island?

Electric bicycles are permitted on Rottnest Island in accordance with the requirements of the Road Traffic Code 2000. To be compliant, electric bicycles must have a maximum power output of 250 watts and not be ridden by persons under 16 years. Penalties can be imposed for non-compliance. 

Karma Golf

Karma Rottnest is a mecca for golf lovers with one of Western Australia’s finest courses right on its doorstep...Whether you’re playing 9 rounds or 18, Karma Rottnest has your après golf covered, with delicious food, drinks and cocktails, a pool to lounge beside and of course a cold beer at Gov’s Sports Bar.


Originally built in 1961, the Rottnest Island Country Club has provided golfers with a thrilling 9-hole layout for over 50 years. In mid-2013 the golf course underwent the most impressive refurbishment in its history, labelled by some as the greatest enhancement to Rottnest Island in its history. 

The original sand greens and artificial tee boxes made way for new grass greens and tees, designed by renowned Australian architect Ben Davey.

These new renovations have given the Country Club a new lease of life, with multiple teeing positions on all 9 holes providing golfers of all abilities an enjoyable experience whether playing 9 or 18 holes.

In addition to the golf course, lies an artificial lawn bowling green, clubhouse and full function facilities. Come and experience one of Western Australia’s most unique golf courses, in the idyllic setting of Rottnest Island. 

The Country Club is managed by Karma Rottnest. View course map.

Bowls – one of Australia’s hippest and fastest-growing sports.

Round up some friends, throw back some beers and engage in some healthy competition with a laidback day on the green. It’s time to feel the sun on your face and the grass between your toes with a gentle game of barefoot bowls.  The perfect accompaniment to everything from birthdays, to bucks & hens gatherings to engagements to fundraisers and sporting club getaways.


The Rottnest Island Country Club is one of Rottnest Island’s best kept secrets. Boasting 9 quality golf holes, fully irrigated grass greens, tees and fairways pave the way for one of Western Australia’s most unique golfing experiences.

The air-conditioned clubhouse contains a fully stocked pro-shop, with a variety of merchandise for sale. A large range of hire equipment is available for hire. The Country Club is also home to a full-sized synthetic bowling rink and putting green, with all equipment available for hire.

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Opening Hours 

Please contact Karma Rottnest - or phone 0438493325. 

Corporate Golf or Bowls

Rottnest island Country Club specialises in the organising, planning and management of a range of golf events. Whether for a special celebration or a corporate activity, Rottnest Island Country Club can coordinate and manage a range of golf events. Our team can deliver a quality event to match your requirements and budget. 
  • We can create a completely customised event to suit you.We can recommend certain activities and features based on our knowledge.
  • We will take care of all the complexities associated with your event.
  • You can simply relax and enjoy the company of your guests.
  • Lawn Bowls is a great group activity! The country club has a 7 rink synthetic green (under lights). We have BBQ facility’s available to cater for your groups requirements be it a basic or gourmet style BBQ.

Venue Hire

Did you know that the Rottnest Island Country Club has the biggest fully air-conditioned Function room on the Island? Whether entertaining or educating, the Country Club has all the facilities to make your next event a huge success! We offer a full range of catering options for all tastes and budgets, from light snacks to gourmet dinners. We will ensure that your event at the Rottnest Island Country Club is memorable. Each event is unique, please contact our event staff for a customised quote.

Our Facilities
  • 9 Hole Championship Golf Course
  • The Des Sullivan Room – 196 square meters of privacy
  • Fully integrated projector and AV system – ideal for presentations
  • Outdoor Alfresco area with seating
  • Large Artificial Lawn Bowling Green under lights – perfect for team events!
  • Conference & Function Menu

We have two areas for hire, the upstairs area has a capacity to comfortably seat 80-100 people and is equipped with all AV  requirements, white boards, flip charts and Tea and Coffee making facility’s. The room has reverse cycle air-conditioning and over head fans and is by far the coolest venue on the Island. We also have a dance floor available for hire.

Upstairs area

The down stairs area is covered by a gazebo and can accommodate 50 (seated) and 200+ people (standing). It has beautiful views of the lush green surrounds of the golf course and our 7 rink lawn bowling green which is under lights. The area is equipped with a PA system for speeches and entertaining.

Downstairs area

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Rotto Shade Hire

A family-run shade hire business, located at the Basin on Rottnest Island. 

Products available to hire:
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs
  • Small beach toys such as buckets and spades
Products available to buy:
  • Sunscreen
  • Turkish Towels
  • Water bottles 

Open from 10am (weather dependent). 

Please note: Hired items must remain at The Basin. 

Aquaplay Rottnest

Pedal, SUP and roll your way along the waters of North Thomson Bay with Aquaplay Rottnest.

Aquaplay Rottnest is a new water adventure playground, offering sea-bike tours, pedal-board and stand-up paddle board hire, plus water bikes and a giant inflatable roller for kids.

All of the activities are on the water rather than in it, so you don’t have to get wet if you don’t want to.

Tours depart from the Aquaplay marquee in North Thomson Bay, next to the Main Jetty, and can be booked at the Visitor Centre or at

Boating West Boat Hire

Hire a boat with Boating West and explore the magnificent waters around Rottnest Island.

Boating West aims to make boating easier. We provide a safe, fun and cost-effective way to experience Rottnest Island from the water. Boating West have a range of hire boats from 4.2m to 6m. We can provide half-day or full-day boat hire. Whether you enjoy fishing, water sports, sightseeing or just being out on the water, we have the boat for you!

To make a booking or find out more information, visit or call 1300 054 881.

Skydive Geronimo

Western Australia's only island skydive experience!

Tandem skydive from 15,000feet over stunning Rottnest Island, land on the beach, and afterwards enjoy a complimentary drink to celebrate!

It’s the adrenaline rush you’ve been looking for!

Enjoy a 20-minute scenic flight as you cruise up to your chosen jump altitude, with amazing views over Rottnest Island. The adrenaline starts pumping as you leave the aircraft and free-fall at 124-mph (200km/h) for up to 66 seconds. GERONIMO! Once you reach 5000-feet your instructor will deploy your parachute, allowing you to sit-back and catch your breath and take in the view, while you fly expertly back to the ground for your beach landing.

10,000ft Tandem Skydive - $349
14,000ft Tandem Skydive - $449
15,000ft Tandem Skydive - $499


  • Scenic flight to altitude
  • 30-66 seconds heart-pumping freefall
  • 4-5 minute parachute ride
  • Complimentary drink at Hotel Rottnest
  • Experienced, professional, friendly Tandem Master
  • Full safety briefing
  • All necessary equipment


  • Professional Video and photo packages available
  • Transport to Rottnest Island

Additional info:

  • All skydive bookings are subject to weather conditions.
  • Minimum age: 12yrs old (all under 18s must have written Parent/Guardian consent)
  • Weight limit applies. Please contact us for further information.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please contact us to enquire about skydiving.
  • Subject to skydive terms & conditions and the completion of disclaimer.

Please call and book now on 1300 449 669 

Family Fun Park & Mini Golf

Challenge your friends or family to a round of mini golf. Jump on the trampolines and play our prize redemption arcade games.

Open every day with classic pin-ball machines available to entertain children of all ages. In keeping with our ‘nostalgic’ theme we have pinball machines, Pac-man, Space Invaders and even Air Hockey. The latest addition to our games is ‘Giant Chess’ so come down and book a game for the whole family.

Also enjoy homemade crepes, coffee, waffle cones with connoisseur ice-cream, cold drinks and more.

Mini Putt-Putt Prices:

  • Adult: $9
  • Child (under $16) and Seniors: $5
  • Family (2 Adults + 2 Children): $24

Trampoline Prices:

  • $5 for 15 minutes

Open daily from 9.00am - 5.00pm

Rottnest Movies

Watch the latest release blockbuster movies at the Rottnest Island Picture Hall. Session times and movie guide available from the Fun Park and Visitor Centre.

Cash only. Candy bar available serving fresh popcorn, homemade choc bombs, confectionery, drinks and more!

Rottnest Movies Prices:

Adult: $15
Child (under 16) and Seniors: $10
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children): $40

If you would like to make a booking or have any queries regarding movie screenings, please phone: +61 8 9292 5156.

School Holiday Activities

School Holiday Activity Program

Every school holidays the Rottnest Island Authority together with the Rottnest Voluntary Guides Association offer a program of activities and tours that will get you out exploring and learning about Rottnest’s natural environment and interesting history. 

Fill your day with some great fun packed activities throughout the school holidays offered by the Rottnest Voluntary Guides.

Activity programs are published here before the start of a new school holiday.