The Basin, Rottnest Island
(4.6/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • So serene and peaceful - its ideal for unsure swimmers too. Careful of the sharks though! When on the mainland Cottesloe Beach was closed due to shark warnings! 
  • We spent a fantastic morning here with the family. It is an easy walk from Geordie Bay where we were staying and as we were there early the beach was not at all crowded. Some OK snorkeling to be had a...  more »
  • One of the most widely known bays on Rotto this is a great place for a swim before the afternoon winds set in. Great for beginner snorkelling as there are plenty of swim through and ledges to explore....  more »
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  • 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.
  • Nice at sunset
  • Love it here!