Getting Around

Wondering about how to get around Rockingham? Check out our interactive map below!

How do I get around using public transport?

In terms of getting around Rockingham, you can take advantage of the area’s convenient public transport links – with frequent bus routes like the 555 stopping along Rockingham train station, Rockingham Centre and the Rockingham Foreshore precinct. You can plan your journey with Transperth here.

Can I take my own boat to Penguin Island and Garden Island?
Yes, you can. Please be aware that the areas accessible to the public on Garden Island are restricted. As such, you must check the Department of Transport’s South Metropolitan Boating Guide.
Is there public transport to the Penguin Island ferry?
Yes! Catch the Mandurah line to Rockingham train station, then board the 551 Transperth bus which will take you to Mersey Point. 
Where can I park and is it free?
All parking within the City of Rockingham is free, but time limits do apply in specific areas. Get the full details on parking here.
Can I walk to Penguin Island?
We do not recommend walking or wading across the sandbar to Penguin Island. Strong rips and currents can occur, and the water depth and conditions change rapidly. The best way to get to Penguin Island is to board the ferry across, which departs hourly from 9am to 3pm. You may purchase ferry tickets here.
Do you have any cycle paths?
We sure do! Rockingham has wonderful shared cycling paths. You can find them here.
Can I drive to Garden Island?
Unfortunately, there is no public access to Garden Island unless you have a private vessel.