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Rottnest Island, Fremantle: 1 reviews and 1 photos


Rottnest Island (Rotto) is a sandy island (11km long, 5 km wide) about 19 km off the coast of Fremantle. It was discovered by the Dutch and was named 'Rats Nest' because of what appeared to be king size rats on the island. These rats are in fact Quokkas which are native wallabies found only on the island. They are usually tame and quite friendly.

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  • Updated Jun 8, 2003
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