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Visitor Information

The Rottnest Island Visitor & Information Centre (tel. 08/9372 9732) is right at the head of the jetty on the island. The center is run by the Rottnest Island Authority (tel. 08/9432 9111; www.rottnestisland.com), as is the entire island.

Island Orientation Tours

Many first-time visitors take the 1 1/2-hour Discovery Tour, a good introduction to the bays and the island's cultural and natural history, which includes a stop to see the quokkas. It costs A$33 for adults, A$16 for kids 4 to 12, and A$68 for families of four. Tours depart from the Thomson Bay stop at 11:20am. 1.40 and 1:50pm daily.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.