The Basin, Rottnest Island

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The Basin is located in Rottnest Island. Use our Rottnest Island holiday planner to visit The Basin on your trip to Rottnest Island, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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TripAdvisor
  • The Basin is not far from the main settlement on Rottnest. It's an easy walk. The Basin is a sheltered beach, making it great for kids.  more »
  • This Basin is a welcome retreat after cycling throughout the island but nothing more than that. Water is clean and beach as well. But don't go to Rottenest Island just for the beach. Then you will be ...  more »
  • Love the view. We had the pizza special with sobrassada and blue cheese. Delicious! Also the variety of beer - good for a hot day  more »
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  • Great popular spot. Close to accomodation.
  • A great place to swim for singles and families, the adjacent beaches are lovely.
  • The basin is the popular swimming location at Rottnest island has a road and cycleway to the location with fresh water showers where you can swim snorkel and sunbake
  • A great place for Children & Adults to snorkel, swim & have some fun in the water or just take the sun in on the beach, grass area or under the shelter. There are toilet facilities & outdoor showers at "The Basin". It's only a short ride or walk from the Town centre.
  • great place to take the kids