Spend the Night on Rotto at one of our Top Picks

If you’re heading over to Rottnest Island for an extended stay, there is a great range of accommodation available at a variety of price points.

Relax in luxury by the beach or retreat to one of the many cabins and cottages for a more affordable stay.

1. Discovery Rottnest Island

Discover relaxation at one of the most breathtaking coastal locations in Australia, at Discovery Rottnest Island. Known for their 83 eco-tents, they offer an experience close to nature but with the comfort of a resort. With options for all budgets, this low impact glamping experience is a must do for all Rottnest Island visitors.

The perfect spot for families, Discovery Rottnest Island is equipped with an on-site pool for the kids to cool off in, plus Pinky’s Beach Club for a sunset drink in the evening. You can find the Discovery eco-tents at Pinky’s Beach, just a 10-minute walk from the main settlement.

Discovery Parks Rottnest Island offers the perfect retreat from city life, ideal for families and couples alike. To book your stay, visit here for more information.

Deluxe Dune Tent

2. Samphire Rottnest

A popular addition to the Thompson Bay foreshore, Samphire Rottnest is known for its Insta worthy beach club and luxurious poolside cabanas. Offering 80 spacious rooms, with views to die for, Samphire offers an unmatched Rottnest Island experience.

Their rooms invite the coastal vibe in with soft textures and specially selected pieces to give a raw and natural aesthetic, whilst still offering a high-end experience. If luxurious accommodation isn’t enough to draw you in, dine at Lontara for tastes of South-East Asia or visit their Beach Club or Bayside Bar for a signature cocktail or spritz.

Keep your eyes peeled for special offers and package deals that will leave you wanting to stay just one more night! Visit here for more information on Samphire Rottnest.

Beach Club

3. Rottnest Island Authority

Most of the accommodation on Rottnest Island is owned and managed by the Rottnest Island Authority. With a number of premium and budget options available, the trick is to get in quick as their cottages and cabins book up quick! Whether you are after a cabin holiday home for the entire family, the Rottnest Island Authority cottages offer simple options that have everything you could need and offer the ability to self-cater.

On the more budget end, Rottnest Island offers several cabins and dormitory style accommodation types, ideal for bigger groups wanting an affordable trip. All on-island bungalows are self-contained and come with a fully equipped kitchen and basic furnishings. To learn more about the accommodation options available on Rottnest Island, visit here.


4. Campgrounds

If camping is more your style, there is plenty of space to do so on Rottnest Island! Located close to the main settlement, the island’s camping ground offers 43 non-powered sand covered sites big enough to fit 2 tents. The campground also has an ablution block, modern communal camp kitchen and 2 free-standing BBQs.

Booking at the campground is essential and can be arranged through the Rottnest Island Authority or visitor centre here.


Visit here for more information about Rottnest Island and the accommodation options available year round.

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