Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is an island about 20 km off the coast of with a permanent population of around 300 people. It receives around 500,000 visitors a year, and up to 15,000 visitors at a time during peak periods.
Photo: SeanMack, CC BY 2.5.

Notable Places in the Area

Completed in 1849, the original 20-metre Wadjemup Lighthouse was 's first stone and was built to provide a safer sailing passage for ships to Fremantle Port and the Swan River Colony. Photo: Djanga, CC BY 2.5.

Photo: Samwilson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Samwilson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Water feature
Photo: Christophe95, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Rottnest Island

-32.007° or 32° 0' 25.1" south
115.5042° or 115° 30' 15.1" east
United Nations Location Code
10 metres (33 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5613236857
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Rottnest-eiland
  • Afrikaans: Rottnest Island
  • Cebuano: Rottnest Island
  • Chinese: 罗特尼斯岛
  • Chinese: 羅特尼斯島
  • Czech: Rottnest
  • Dutch: Rottnest Island
  • Dutch: Rottnesteiland
  • Egyptian Arabic: روتنيسانت
  • Egyptian Arabic: روتنيسانت ايسلاند
  • English: Rottnest
  • English: Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia
  • English: Rottnest Island, Western Australia
  • English: Rottnest Island / Wadjemup
  • English: Rottnest Island/Wadjemup
  • English: Rotto
  • English: Wadjemup
  • Esperanto: Rottnest
  • Finnish: Rottnest Island
  • French: Rottnest Island
  • French: Rotto
  • French: Île Rottnest
  • German: Rottnest Island
  • German: Rotto
  • Hebrew: האי רוטנסט
  • Hindi: रॉटनेस्ट द्वीप
  • Indonesian: Pulau Rottnest
  • Italian: Rottnest Island
  • Japanese: ロット
  • Japanese: ロットネスト・アイランド
  • Japanese: ロットネスト島
  • Japanese: ワジェップ
  • Persian: جزیره راتنست
  • Polish: Rottnest
  • Russian: Роттнест
  • Spanish: Isla Rottnest
  • Spanish: Isla de Rottnest
  • Spanish: Rotto
  • Swedish: Rottnest
  • Urdu: جزیرہ راٹنیسٹ
  • Wu Chinese: 罗得乃斯脱岛
  • Yue Chinese: 羅特尼斯島
  • Isola Rottnest

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