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Celebrate Australia Day at Rottnest Island

Celebrate Australia Day at Rottnest Island January 19, 2011 | Events | Read More
One of my all-time favourite places to visit while in Perth is Rottnest Island, and with our national day, Australia Day, coming up next week on January 26th, there’s an even better reason to go. To celebrate Australia Day, the newly-renovated Hotel Rottnest (previously known as the Quokka Arms)...

Family Fun at Rottnest Island – Perth Summer Tips

Family Fun at Rottnest Island – Perth Summer Tips December 16, 2010 | Kid Friendly | Read More
It’s heating up here in Perth and I keep seeing messages on Facebook about local friends of mine who are heading over to Rottnest Island. I’ve mentioned “Rotto” often enough before but it really can’t be mentioned often enough: this is by far one of Perth’s most perfect...

Perth Zoo Named Perth’s Best Tourist Attraction for 2010

Perth Zoo Named Perth’s Best Tourist Attraction for 2010 November 22, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Last week it was the hotel awards and this week it’s the best tourist attractions in Perth and Western Australia that are hitting the media. And the winner is … One of my favourite places in Perth, the Perth Zoo! It’s definitely a great place to spend a day with a large variety of...

Perth to Rottnest Ferry Prices Getting Cheaper

Perth to Rottnest Ferry Prices Getting Cheaper October 27, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The delightful island just off the Perth coast, our beloved Rottnest Island, is a favourite place for locals to holiday and a very popular tourist attraction for Perth visitors to make a day trip too. The one catch is that the ferry prices are not exactly on the cheap side. If you leave from Fremantle...

Get Your Coffee at Dome in Perth

Get Your Coffee at Dome in Perth September 18, 2010 | Food | Read More
There’s no Starbucks in Perth … and I’ve heard one of the reasons for this is that our home-grown coffee shop chain, Dome, is so popular that the competition is too stiff. I have no idea if that’s really the case, but I’m proud just the same. The Dome coffee shop chain started...

Will Oprah Winfrey Visit Perth? Sign the Petition!

Will Oprah Winfrey Visit Perth? Sign the Petition! September 15, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Oprah, Oprah: why wouldn’t you want to come and see this beautiful island of ours (pictured above), the perfect Rottnest Island just off Perth? If you haven’t heard, Oprah Winfrey has just announced that she’s bringing 300 special audience members on a trip to Australia for the opening...

Volunteer at Rottnest Island off Perth

Volunteer at Rottnest Island off Perth May 31, 2010 | off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
One of Perth’s best features is the fact that Rottnest Island is less than an hour’s ferry ride away – it’s such a relaxing paradise of a place, yet so close to the “big smoke”. And while most tourists visit “Rotto” just for a day trip, I always tell everyone...
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