Emergency Nos.

Emergency Numbers

Rottnest Island Emergency Contact Phone Numbers

Boating Western Australia and the Rottnest island Authority have received numerous enquiries from boat owners regarding Rangers responsibility around the Island – from antisocial behaviour on board vessels to speeding in the bays or pollution . Protocols on Rottnest Island are the same as the mainland where the responsibility to enforce laws rest with the WA Police.


Sea Rescue: 9335 1332 Radio 27Mhz: Ch 90 & 88. VHF: Ch 73 & 16

Anti-social behaviour (Noise, Abuse, Generators etc.): Police: 131 444

Marine Safety DOT 13 11 56

Speeding in the bays 131 444

Marine Safety Oil Pollution: 9480 9924 (24 Hours)

Nursing Post: 9292 5030

Rottnest Ranger 9372 9788 or VHF Ch 16 ask for: “Rottnest Rangers”

Numbers listed are correct at the time of publication, December 2018

Beach Emergency Number (BEN) Signs

If you’re boating to Rottnest Island, look out for the recently installed Beach Emergency Signs at various locations across the island. Remember to take note of the nearest BEN sign number; in the event of an emergency you will need to tell the 000 operator this information.

Beach Emergency Numbers (BEN) Signs location: CLICK HERE