Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of , located 18 kilometres west of . A sandy, low-lying island formed on a base of aeolianite limestone, Rottnest is an A-class reserve, the highest level of protection afforded to public land.

Notable Places in the Area

is a small airport for light aircraft, situated about 800 m from the main settlement at Thomson Bay, Rottnest Island and 10 nautical miles northwest of . Photo: Djanga, CC BY 2.5.

Completed in 1849, the original 20-metre was 's first stone and was built to provide a safer sailing passage for ships to Fremantle Port and the Swan River Colony. is situated 3½ km west of Rottnest Island. Photo: Djanga, CC BY 2.5.

Rottnest Island

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