Is the snorkelling good at Rottnest Island?

Is the snorkelling good at Rottnest Island?

With some of the best snorkelling and swimming spots in Western Australia. Rotto not only has friendly quokka’s, it’s also home to vast marine sea life, making it a perfect destination for a summer holiday.

Where can you snorkel Rottnest Island?

Here are some of our favourite places to snorkel on Rottnest Island.

  1. Henrietta Rocks. Access by bike, walking or Island Explorer Bus.
  2. Parker Point. Access by bike, walking or Island Explorer Bus.
  3. Salmon Bay and Little Salmon Bay.
  4. Mary Cove.
  5. Fish Hook Bay.
  6. Little Armstrong Bay.
  7. Little Parakeet Bay.
  8. The Basin.

Can you snorkel at Rottnest Island?

The marine environment surrounding Rottnest Island offers a stunning array of snorkelling destinations. Popular snorkelling spots include The Basin, Parakeet Bay, Parker Point, Little Salmon Bay and Little Armstrong Bay. Snorkel sets can be hired from Pedal & Flipper, located just behind Hotel Rottnest.

Which side of Oahu has the best snorkeling?

Best Snorkeling Spots in Oahu

  • Kaena Point State Park. Ka’ena means “the heat” in Hawaiian, and the beach is located on the northwestern tip of Oahu, in Ka’ena Point State Park.
  • Shark’s Cove.
  • Kahe Point Beach Park – Electric Beach.
  • Kuilima Cove.
  • Hanauma Bay.

What can you see when snorkelling?

You can see staghorn, brain, plate, mushroom, slipper, microatoll and bommies when below the waterline and sometimes from above. Staghorn and plate corals are the most abundant types of coral you will encounter when snorkelling and are easily spotted, even by novice snorkellers.

What is the best time to snorkel in Oahu?

High seasons for crowds and prices are mid-December through mid-April and mid-June through August. Expect everything to cost more; flights, car rentals and hotels. But if you only have certain dates you can go, take your chances. The best time of year to snorkel in Hawaii is summertime, May through September.

Can you snorkel for free in Oahu?

Many Free Snorkeling Opportunities at Fantastic Beaches We really like the freedom of going snorkeling on our own schedule from beaches. And Oahu does not disappoint this way. Yes, you do have to pay to get into Hanauma Bay, but nearly every other location is free.

Is it safe to swim at Cottesloe Beach?

The reefs in particular induce stronger currents and deeper rip channels and should be avoided by swimmers. The Cottesloe end has a series of car parks, together with a grassy reserve between the parade and beach and a large beach pavilion. The beach was one of the first developed on the Perth coast.

What it feels like to snorkel?

For me as a first-time snorkeler it was just overwhelming. It is hard to describe how it feels to see what is happening under water – it is like entering and exploring an unknown world. I enjoyed watching all the different fish, the colours, reefs and the whole marine life.

Can you see seahorses while snorkeling?

Seahorses are extremely well camouflaged, which means they are extremely difficult to see. Of course it helps to be swimming or scuba diving in a place where you’re likely to see seahorses in the first place.