Revitalisation of the Wadjemup Hill Lighthouse precinct includes improved transport management and upgrades to visitor facilities to further reveal the outstanding natural and built heritage features of the hill.
Wadjemup Hill is a key attraction on Rottnest Island, with visitors able to experience spectacular 360-degree views from guided tours of Wadjemup Lighthouse. The precinct includes the State Heritage Listed Lighthouse Keepers Cottage and WWII defence heritage built-form such as the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) House.
Revitalisation of the Wadjemup Hill Lighthouse precinct is identified in the Rottnest Island Management Plan (RIMP) 2020-24 as a key initiative. This project is designed to enhance visitor experiences available at Wadjemup Hill, improve transport management, and further reveal to visitors the outstanding natural and built heritage features of the hill.
Project Key Features
Key features of the project may include:
- Development of a new transport hub,
- Construction of new toilets to meet increasing visitor demand,
- Upgrade of WRAN House,
- and Refurbishment of the Heritage Lighthouse Keeper’s house.
Estimated Project Completion:
Stage 1: Transport Hub > December 2020
Stage 2: Building Works > December 2021
Download the Wadjemup Hill Concept Design (PDF 1.6MB)
This project has been made possible by funding from the Australian Government and the State Government of Western Australia.