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September School Holidays at Rottnest

Rottnest Island is pleased to offer a program packed full of fun during the September school holidays, promising to leave the kids feeling as happy as a Quokka.

You can also fill your days with mini-golf and retro arcade games as well as catching one of the latest new release movies at Rottnest Movies and Mini Golf. Catch a joy ride on the historic Captain Hussey Train which runs from the Settlement to the Oliver Hill Gun & Tunnels,  or why not explore our incredible beaches and bays, and meeting the local wildlife. Hire a bike and snorkel equipment from Pedal & Flipper then pick up an island map from the visitor centre to guide you.

Keen to make the most of the picturesque beaches while staying (mostly) dry? Hop on an adventure boat tour with Rottnest Express (suitable for kids over the age of 4).

For more land-based adventures, you can't beat a tour on a revolutionary set of wheels with Segway Tours WA (suitable for kids over the age of 12).

For a more insightful look through Rottnest Island's rich history, take a walk around Wadjemup Museum. Discover a range of exhibits including 40,000-year-old artefacts, whale bones and the Lighthouse Keeper’s jacket.

Check out more ideas for family fun on Rottnest Island here.

Rottnest Voluntary Guides School Holiday Program

Every school holidays, the Rottnest Voluntary Guides Association offers a program of activities and tours that will get kids out learning more about Rottnest’s natural environment, furry friends and local history.  
These activities are suitable for all ages, are free and last approximately one hour. They include exploring themes such as Quokka Tales, Beach Discovery, Birds and Beasts or Night Skies. 

Download the current School Holiday Program here (PDF 182KB).

Check out more ideas for family fun on Rottnest Island here.

Free Ferry Travel for Kids

Rottnest Island is the perfect place to reconnect as a family over the school holidays and to help you get there for less, each ferry operator provides a special offer that includes free travel for kids!

For more information, terms and conditions, and how to book, visit the Rottnest Express, SeaLink Rottnest Island and Rottnest Fast Ferries websites.

Terms apply

Program subject to change.