A number of other exciting developments have taken place on Rottnest Island in recent years including:

  • Perth-based consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to redevelop Rottnest Island's Lodge site. The $40 million proposal from Place Development Australia, GPA Pty Ltd and Pendulum Group includes 102 rooms, a day spa, food and beverage facility, cafe, wellness centre, pools and service areas.

    Rottnest Island Authority (RIA) is seeking public comment on a development application for this site. More information on this process is available here.

  • Samphire Rottnest, the Island’s newest accommodation offering, which opened in October 2020.
  • The Rottnest Bakery in the Settlement mall had a makeover in 2020 with the addition of a new outdoor deck extension with seating and shade structures.

  • Discovery Rottnest, an eco-sustainable development on Pinky Beach opened in March 2019.  The first low-impact glamping experience on Rottnest Island has 83 eco-tents.