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The Basin

Zephyr Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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It was I believe the nearest beach in Rottnest from the ferry as we asked information person if we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jessyanling
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Singapore, Singapore
Beautiful, but busy -> not as remote as other parts of the island

The Basin is a short walk from main beach and has good facilities - toilets and shade. Quokkas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Retro92
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Sydney
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Zephyr Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was I believe the nearest beach in Rottnest from the ferry as we asked information person if we could walked to anywhere. But we took the long route of walk through the camping sites instead of along the beach so it took us a...More

Thank jessyanling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Basin is a short walk from main beach and has good facilities - toilets and shade. Quokkas. It has great snorkeling and fish to see. I have no idea of the fish kind/type, but there was a pair of enormous fish playing right next...More

Thank Retro92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty spot. We didn't have the best weather. Would be great to come on a hour day so you could snorkel in the beautiful water.

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to see a beautiful sunset, you have to go to The Basin. It's breathtaking. But in general The Basin is a beautiful bay and if you come in spring or autumn you don't have to share it with many other tourists.

Thank Dabsi0905
Reviewed 29 July 2017

When we visited winds was howling at speeds greater than 35 knots. Small secluded bay close to the Thompson Settlement

Thank EevaB
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A group of friends and I recently stayed on Rottnest Island, boy what a regret that was! They clearly do not want young people on the Island as we were regularly visited by the police and threatened via an eviction notice... Not a fun time

Thank RuthRPerth
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Calm waters, turquoise seas, white sands. A great little place to spend the day or to just watch the sun go down. A wonderful place to calm and relax you.

Thank Tracey N
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The pristine waters of the Basin at Rottnest are just so inspiring. White sand, crystal clear water and lovely jagged cliffs - you feel like you've died and gone to heaven!

Thank Millie R
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Basin is not far from the main settlement on Rottnest. It's an easy walk. The Basin is a sheltered beach, making it great for kids.

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This Basin is a welcome retreat after cycling throughout the island but nothing more than that. Water is clean and beach as well. But don't go to Rottenest Island just for the beach. Then you will be disappointed

Thank Rene M
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Holidaywest55
11 February 2015|
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Response from Rottnest_Island | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry. There is quite a variety of accommodation choices on the Island from Hotels, to the Rottnest Lodge, Rottnest Island Authority Hostel, Holiday Units, Heritage Cottage, Campgrounds and Cabins. Rottnest... More
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Holidaywest55
11 February 2015|
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Response from TashibaM |
Rottnest is an Island with no access for Caravans and very limited use of vehicles except for work purposes. The most common mode of transport is via foot or bicycle. The campgrounds are quite nice and very popular with... More
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