Wadjemup Bidi officially launched
The return of the Quod to the management of the Rottnest Island Authority on 31 May 2018 marks the renewal of a State-wide conversation with the WA Aboriginal community about the future use of sites connected to the Aboriginal prison era on the Island. For more details refer to ‘The Wadjemup Project’ on the below page.Social Sustainability
Rottnest Island Authority has achieved EarthCheck Silver accreditation as a sustainable destination. This not only adds to our sustainability credentials, but also means Rottnest is the only certified sustainable destination in Western Australia and just one of two in Australia.Silver for Green Credentials
The Wadjemup Bidi is 45 kilometres of trails consisting of 5 sections boasting stunning natural landscapes and culturally significant landmarks. ‘Bidi’ means ‘track’ in the Noongar language of Wadjemup’s traditional Whadjuk custodians. Learn more about the project below.Wadjemup Bidi Project
Island Admission fees have been dropped for kids, same-day return until 20 September 2018. Now there's even more reason to escape to Rottnest this winter. (This special deal excludes school holidays.)Extended deal offers kids free admission to Rottnest
Rottnest Island is an A-Class Reserve governed by the Rottnest Island Authority Act, 1987 (the Act) which establishes the Rottnest Island Authority as a statutory body to control and manage the Island, reporting to the Minister for Tourism.
The Act gives the Authority the power to control and manage the Island.About Rottnest Island Authority
Works commence this week on the initial phase of construction related to the Pinky Beach Eco Retreat development.