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Summer School Holidays at Rottnest

There’s no shortage of summer fun these school holidays at Rottnest Island, with plenty of unforgettable experiences for the whole family to enjoy.

Beaches and Bays

Exploring the incredible beaches and bays is easy. Hire a bike and snorkel equipment from Pedal & Flipper and with an island map in hand, kids can cycle to their destination on roads free from private cars.

Rottnest Snorkel is on the island, bringing snorkelling fun for the whole family. Travel by boat to sheltered snorkelling sites where in-water guides will help you experience Rottnest Island from a different perspective.

Rottnest Island's famous marsupial, the quokka, can be seen around the island particularly in the mid to late afternoon, so keep your eyes peeled and your camera ready to see quokkas in their natural habitat.

See and Do

For family fun on dry land, Paul’s Eco E-Bikes Tours allow you to see the sights of the island with ease on an electric bike tour.  

If you are looking for a change of pace whilst visiting the island, Wadjemup Museum is open daily for visitors to explore and learn Rottnest Island’s rich history.

Kids can fill their days with mini-golf or arcade games at the Family Fun Park, or even catch one of the latest new release movies at the historic Picture Hall.

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 the island's natural environment, quokkas and local history.

The school holidays program is currently still in development. Subscibe to our newsletter to be the first to receive it once released.

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 has 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