Directions - Located on the north side of Rottnest Island, The Basin is a short 10 minute walk from the Thomson Bay Settlement. Head north from the main strip and follow the signs all the way to The Basin. There is plenty of space in the shade to leave your gear while you enjoy a leisurely snorkel.
The Snorkel - With a full day on Rottnest Island as part of the Festival of Py celebrations (my birthday), The Basin would represent the second part of the day after we had good fun exploring Henrietta Rocks, plus chilling out on the beach for some much needed relaxation time. After catching the bus back to the main settlement for a spot of lunch, we had just enough time for another snorkel before Tomas, Mel and Miles had to leave to catch their ferry.