The quokka is a small marsupial about size of a domestic cat. Quokkas live on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia, in particular on Rottnest Island. The quokka has no fear of humans and it is common for it to approach them closely.
Rottnest Island Rottnest Island is located 18 km off the coast of Western Australia, near Fremantle. The island has been an important holiday destination for over 50 years, making it an iconic location for generations of Perth residents.