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Rottnest Island has the stunning beaches in Western Australia

Deccan Chronicle.| D. Sampath Kumar

Published on: June 14, 2023 | Updated on: July 4, 2023
The visitors will be enthralled by the stunning beaches and the crystal-clear waters.

The visitors will be enthralled by the stunning beaches and the crystal-clear waters.

Rottnest Island, a popular holiday destination, located off the coast of Western Australia is approximately 19 kilometres west of Perth and houses 63 spectacular beaches and 20 beautiful bays. The visitors will be enthralled by the stunning beaches and the crystal-clear waters. On exploring the island, one will be able to see its unique wildlife including one of the smallest and famous wallaby species, quokkas which were very friendly and inquisitive and were engaging with humans by eating food of their palms. The wildlife also comprises of birds like seagulls, crows and rainbow honeyeater and reptiles like king skink and blue tongued bobtails. Besides the serene beauty of the nature and wildlife, Rottenest Island has rich history and cultural heritage which can be explored and experienced by visiting the historic sites such as Oliver Hill Battery, the Wadjemup Lighthouse, and the Rottnest Island Museum.

An interesting aspect of the island is that it is relatively car free and the best and most quintessential means of transport is cycling, by which we can tour every corner of the island. We can cruise through the entire island either on cycles or by electric bikes called segways. People can either get their own set of wheels on the island or hire them to explore the many scenic trails that wind through the island stunning landscapes making it a fun and thrilling experience. The island also offers a range of water-based activities, including snorkelling, swimming, and surfing. The crystal-clear waters surrounding Rottnest Island are home to a range of marine life, including colourful fish, dolphins, rays, sea lions and even humpback whales during the migration season.

Isola Rottnest is a luxury resort located on Rottnest Island which offers a range of stylish accommodation options, including villas, suites, and studios, all designed to provide guests with a comfortable and relaxing stay. Isola Rottnest is also known for its exceptional dining options, with several restaurants and bars offering fresh, locally-sourced cuisine and wide range of dishes made with fresh seafood, locally-grown produce, and other gourmet ingredients. Along with offering top quality food, Isola Rottenest also provides an elevated dining experience with an exuberant ambiance and breath-taking view and experience of being served in a stunning oceanfront setting.

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