Full Day Rottnest Island | West End and Northern Beaches Guided Hike

From AUD $79.00
  • Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: WA
  • Product code: P8WHZQ

Explore the rugged beauty of Rottnest Island for the best of the Wadjemup Bidi network; a series of walk trails that will take you across spectacular coastal headlands, past stunning inland lakes and encounter both natural and man-made attractions along the way.

From "walking on water' boardwalks, to seal spotting, and marvelling the lighthouses and WW1 battery bunkers, your day on the island is jam packed of the best hiking trails on Rottnest. This 18km hike covers the beautiful West End of the island, before stopping to watch the seals as we enjoy a fresh lunch provided by one of the local island cafes, and then heading on to the northern beaches and bays back to settlement.

Inclusions:

  • Guided 18km hike along the Wadjemup Bidi network on Rottnest Island
  • Private bus transfer to our hiking start point
  • Amazing historical stories and secrets covering local heritage of our fascinating hiking trails
  • An exclusive tour opportunity that can not be experienced with any other operators on Rottnest Island
  • Friendly and knowledgeable, first aid trained tour guides
  • Access to all photos of the day
  • Optional: Add at Checkout - Return Ferry Tickets Fremantle (B-Shed) - Rottnest and Rottnest - Fremantle
  • Optional: Add to checkout picnic style packed lunch from The Lane Cafe. 

Itinerary:

ROTTNEST ISLAND CHECK-IN

Make your way to the meeting point on the lawns in front of the Visitor Centre on Rottnest Island. Aim to be ready to get started 15 minutes prior to hike start time.

Coming from the mainland? Add ferry tickets at checkout and we will book them for you and send them your way with all the details on departure times. at the B - Shed Ferry Terminal in Fremantle.

Part two of day one will bring us onto the Karlinyah Bidi (Experience the Northern Beaches) as we make our way along the northern coast of Rottnest.  We begin at Rocky Bay as we head through Narrow Neck, and onto Ricey Beach for another beautiful beach section. We navigate through rugged, rocky terrain, on the trickiest part of todays journey. 

Now, we merge onto the City of York Bay, and learn about the shipwreck and then take in the serrated reef that was the cause of such destruction.  Further along we enjoy sweeping views of Catherine Bay and watch for pied oystercatchers at the water’s edge, before our final section past little Armstrong Bay, Geordie Bay and back to Thomson Bay.  


TRAIL DIFFICULTY:

Bush Walk: Grade 3-4 - Some hiking experience required, with some beach walking, and inclines/declines of distances upwards of 15km per day. 


WHAT TO BRING:

  • Bring plenty of water and sun protection although these items can be purchased on the island

  • Snacks, treats, lunch and any beverages you wish to consume over the weekend 

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for hiking. Sturdy trainers or hiking boots

  • Bathers and towel to enjoy a dip in the big blue