Top Trail:  Parker Point Snorkel Trail, Rottnest Island

Need to Know

  • Time

    As long as you like!
  • Trail Start (Loop)

    Parker Point Boardwalk and Stairs, Rottnest Island, which is 20km off the coast of Perth
  • Degree of Difficulty

    Moderate - Moderate level of fitness and experience required.

    Snorkelling skills required. Parker Point should be used by experienced snorkelers due to water depths (3-5 metres), distance from shore and swell conditions.

  • What to Pack?

    Plus snorkelling equipment

    Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.  Show Pack

  • Best Time of the Year

    November to May (June-October in a wetsuit)
  • Facilities

    Snorkel equipment and bike hire available on the island

    • Bicycle Path
    • Bicycle Rack
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet
    • Sheltered Area
    • View Platform
  • Fees

    Entry fee to the island is included in the ferry fare
  • Hazards & Warnings

    Always snorkel with a buddy. Occasional stingers. Do not touch marine life
  • Prohibited Items

    No Pets. Boats prohibited within snorkel area
  • Access to the Trail

    Ferry to Rottnest Island, Bus or bicycle to trail
  • Trail Contact

    DBCA - Rottnest Island Authority
    Telephone: (08) 9372 9300
    Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Web: http://www.rottnestisland.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rottnest


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