StudyPerth invites you to the inaugural Rottnest Student Day event on Rottnest Island on Sunday 8 March 2020!
The event, the first of its kind in Western Australia, will see over a thousand students (international and domestic) and their families visit Perth's famous island for the day.
On the day there will be discounts from island businesses, free guided walking tours of the island, a treasure hunt and plenty of time for you to get the perfect quokka selfie, the Rottnest Island Student Welcome Day promises to be a day to remember.
Participating in the event is the perfect way for Perth's students to meet peers from other institutions, from their own region and from other regions of the world.
Places are strictly limited! Book now to avoid missing out.
NOTE: StudyPerth will not issue any event refunds from 5.00pm Tuesday 3 March onwards.
Located only 30 minutes from the mainland (when departing from Fremantle), Rottnest Island is one of Western Australia's most popular tourist and holiday hotspots. Home to the beloved quokka, Rottnest Island has stunning landscapes and wildlife, a rich military and maritime history, and strong significance to the Whadjuk Noongar people of Western Australia.
In partnership with Rottnest Island Authority and The Rottnest Island Chamber of Commerce, StudyPerth is pleased to offer a wide range of on-island discounts for the duration of the Rottnest Student Day on Sunday 8 March 2020.
These offers are valid for Sunday 8 March 2020 only and cannot be used on another day, or in conjunction with any other offer.
Q: How many tickets may I select?
A: You may select up to 10 tickets per booking.
Q: How do we get to Rottnest Island?
A: StudyPerth has partnered with SeaLink for this event. Ferries have been booked to take guests to and from the island. There are two departure points: Barrack Street Jetty (Perth CBD), or B-Shed Jetty (Fremantle). Each ferry to the island is paired with a return ferry.
Q: Do I have to take the paired ferry back to the mainland, or can I change my ferry?
A: You must take your paired ferry. Alternatively, you can purchase a ticket at your own expense to return to the mainland on one of the non-event ferries. If you choose to return by a non-event ferry, the management and payment of your return ferry is at your own expense. Guests of the event will not have the originally-booked return ferry price refunded if they choose to return using a different ferry.
Q: Why is the ferry from Barrack Street Jetty cost more than the ferry from B-Shed Jetty?
A: The Barrack Street Jetty ferry trip will take 90 minutes and will travel further than the B-Shed Jetty ferry, which will only take 30 minutes.
Q: What is included in the ticket price?
A: Travel to and from Rottnest Island via paired SeaLink ferries, access to Rottnest Island itself (guests have to pay a fee to visit the island, but this has been heavily discounted for attendees), free entertainment and activities within the StudyPerth area on the island and access to discounted on-island shops and activity providers.
Q: May I stay on Rottnest Island overnight?
A: You may organise your own accommodation on Rottnest Island if you wish; however, the management and payment of this accommodation and your return ferry is at your own expense. Guests of the event will not have the return ferry price refunded if they choose to stay on the island.
Q: May I bring my own bicycle?
A: No. You can hire a bicycle on the island from Pedal and Flipper, which is offering a 10% discount on bike hire for this event.
Q: May I feed the quokkas?
A: Please do not feed the quokkas, or other wildlife found on Rottnest Island. Quokkas can only digest plants, other types of food can result in illness. On-the-spot fines will be charged to anyone seen interfering with animals, including feeding.
Q: May I touch the quokkas?
A: While quokkas are friendly, touching and petting them is not permitted. On-the-spot fines will be charged to anyone seen interfering with animals, including touching.
Q: Will there be lifeguards on the beaches at Rottnest Island?
A: No lifeguards are being arranged for this event by StudyPerth, so the only lifesaving personnel that may be on the beaches around Rottnest Island will be those managed by the Rottnest Island Authority. If guests are not strong swimmers, we recommend either not swimming at all, using floating devices, or swimming with a friend.
Photography disclosure statement
By registering for this event, I consent to the disclosure and usage of any photograph or video taken of me as part of the promotion by StudyPerth for any promotional, marketing and advertising material in connection to the StudyPerth brand including, without limitation to, branding and collateral. I acknowledge that all photographs and videos taken of me at this event as part of promotion by StudyPerth are also freely accessible to all StudyPerth Member organisations and other StudyPerth stakeholders, and that they in turn may use the photographs or video for their own marketing purposes outside of StudyPerth’s promotions. I waive any rights, claims or interest that I may have over the control or use of the photographs or videos by StudyPerth. I acknowledge and consent for StudyPerth and its stakeholders to use the photographs and videos without remuneration or compensation, in perpetuity.
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