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She sells sea shells by the seashore.

Every time me and my missus come to the Basin we set scour the beach and the shallows and find the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perth, Australia
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A beautiful spot with quokkas

Taking a trip to Rottnest is expensive but it's something worth doing at least once(in good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time me and my missus come to the Basin we set scour the beach and the shallows and find the best shells we can in terms of range, colour, size, pattern and many other factors that make them unique. We then each set up...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking a trip to Rottnest is expensive but it's something worth doing at least once(in good weather) to see quokkas up close and personal ! The quokkas here are extremely friendly and docile and fortunately have no problems with humans sticking cameras in the faces...More

Thank Ishinoye
Reviewed 9 July 2018

AMAZING!!!! It is absolutely stunning. You can just sit on one of the picnic benches eating lunch, with quokka's around you while the waves roll in. I went in winter and I would still recommend.

Thank Laura310199
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I visited this place in the year 2015 during a school exchange program during November, and went for a dip in the basin along with my friends which I consider as family, and the memory of it never fade even a bit until this day!...More

Thank NicoleL5370
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Gorgeous simple beach for families Odd seaweeds, nets and boats just a part of life ๐Ÿ‘ Slip, slop, slap regardless what weather youโ€™re in ๐Ÿ˜Š

Thank 7Emma71
Reviewed 25 May 2018

People were enjoying the beach, while others were walking. However, the Basin is unique. The color of the ocean is light blue. It is peaceful and nothing can disturb us while swimming. It was cool! It was perfectly calm.

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful is a cliche for describing places on Rottnest but, The Basin is is! Inviting clear waters and golden sands, idyllic. Especially as out of season and fantastic weather.

Thank PARIS522
Reviewed 19 May 2018

A lovely place to go snorkelling and for a swim. White clean sand, beautiful rock pools and a peaceful location.

Thank juliemareewilson
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Took our face masks and found some lovely little and big shells near the rocks. Toilet area there to change and picnic tables to sit and relax. Abit rocky in areas so be careful of the slippy bits.

Thank emmamarielavery
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Fab little place to get into the water with snorkel. Easy access, close to shore and great for kids. Lots of fish to see.

Thank Natalie J
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12 February 2015|
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
12 February 2015|
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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