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1/9  The Basin, Western Australia

Rottnest Island is where the people of Perth go to relax. Apart from car-free roads, wildlife and tranquillity, the island has 63 beaches and bays. One of the most popular is The Basin, a sheltered lagoon that is perfect for swimming and snorkelling.

The island has plenty of accommodation (from camping to luxury resorts), shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs. Other activities include sailing, cycling, hiking and wildlife watching.

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