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Rottnest Island Sea Wall

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The three-metre high limestone wall is virtually the ‘front face’ of Rottnest and was built about 150 years ago. It stretches some 300 metres in all, along and just below Vincent Way.

Visitors will now notice a subtle difference to the landmark sea wall, but it’s odds on they won’t know the story behind the change.

In 2018, the sea wall has been the subject of a $950,000 collaborative engineering and conservation effort.

Several specialists—including Rottnest staff, a heritage architect, archaeologist, engineers, arborist and a team of specialist stone layers—have been working to protect the wall from potential collapse and restore its distinctive face.

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