Rottnest Island
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Our most recommended Rottnest Island Beach Trips

  • From Perth: Rottnest Island Full-Day Bike and Ferry Trip

    1. From Perth: Rottnest Island Full-Day Bike and Ferry Trip

    Enjoy the best of Rottnest Island with bike rental and same-day return ferry tickets. If self-driving, choose from two departure times. Make your own way to Hillarys Boat Harbour. Arrive at the meeting point 30 to 45-minutes before boarding to collect your bike and tickets. Enjoy a coffee at Hillarys Boat Harbour before boarding. Relax on the 45-minute high-speed ferry crossing. On arrival, enjoy a full day to explore Rottnest Island at your own pace. Add-on a snorkel set at check-out to discover the island’s beautiful marine life. Pedal to Wadjemup Lighthouse or race to the West End. Discover the many different bays and beaches. Be sure to meet a smiling quokka and snap a selfie! Leave Rottnest Island on the 4:30 pm ferry, returning to Hillarys Boat Harbour at 5:15 pm.

    Amazing experience. Everything went smooth from booking to bike ride. And was dropped back to my hotel after the activity.

  • From Fremantle: Rottnest Ferry & Bike Hire Package

    2. From Fremantle: Rottnest Ferry & Bike Hire Package

    Catch the ferry to Rottnest Island and collect your pre-booked bike hire to start your journey. Discover Rottnest Island by bicycle and experience over 63 beaches and 20 bays as you explore this unique Class A Reserve renowned for its high conservation and community values. Cycling is an environmentally friendly and fun recreational activity for all ages. As Rottnest Island has essentially no cars, cycling is one of the best ways to get around the island. With a free bike fitting and breakdown service available, this is the perfect way to experience Rottnest. Easily return your bike and catch your return ferry when you are done.

    Great day. Voucher was really easy to use and Sealink were really good about changing our departure time from the automatic one we were given to a later time after we decided to stay on the island for dinner. Highly recommend!

  • From Fremantle: Rottnest Island Ferry, Snorkel and Bike Hire

    3. From Fremantle: Rottnest Island Ferry, Snorkel and Bike Hire

    Arrive on the island and enjoy the freedom to explore Rottnest at your leisure. There’s plenty to see, do, and discover on the island, including over 63 beaches and 20 bays. Make the most of your bike and snorkel hire for the day by getting stuck into everything that the island has to offer. Set out on a cycling adventure across the island to discover some of the very best beaches in Western Australia. Spend some time relaxing on the white sandy beaches, or cool off with a refreshing dip in the sea. Grab your snorkel and set out in search of colorful sea life as you swim in the crystal-clear waters of the island. At the end of an action-packed day, head back to the ferry for your return trip.

    Amazing day trip to Rottnest Island. The boat only takes 30 mins and the bike rental place is 100m from the port. We did the whole loop around the island and it took us about 7 hours including stops. There is no drinking water in most part of the island, so make sure you bring loads of it with you.

  • Rottnest Island All-Inclusive Day Tour from Perth

    4. Rottnest Island All-Inclusive Day Tour from Perth

    See the best of Rottnest Island on this full-day, all-inclusive tour of Western Australia's most beautiful island, just 19 kilometers off the coast of Perth.  Begin your day at Hillary's Boat Harbor in Perth, where you can explore the harbor and savor a delicious morning tea before traveling to Rottnest Island. You will get there on a lightning-fast ocean crossing aboard the local partner's high-speed ferries. It is recommended to arrive at Hillary's Boat Harbor at 09:00 for the 10:00 ferry departure.  Then, discover everything this beautiful island has to offer on a 3.5-hour all-inclusive fully guided bus tour. Explore the stunning beauty of this A Class reserve in air-conditioned comfort, taking in the amazing fauna and flora of the island, stunning beaches, woodlands, and incredible salt lakes - all ending in a unique historic train ride. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch as part of th...

    Brilliant day. Only negative is chicken wrap had cheese in which wasn’t disclosed and I am allergic. Fantastic day. Highly recommend .

  • Rottnest Island Day Trip by Ferry & Adventure Boat Tour

    5. Rottnest Island Day Trip by Ferry & Adventure Boat Tour

    Enjoy a full-day adventure to Rottnest Island from Perth or Fremantle with ferry transfers, a 1.5-hour adventure boat tour, and free time to explore.  When booking, select your ferry departure location, either Perth or Fremantle. From Perth, you’ll enjoy a scenic 1-hour cruise with live commentary along the Swan River to Fremantle before heading to the island. Alternatively, join the ferry at Fremantle for just the 25-minute ride to Rottnest Island. Then embark on a 1.5-hour wildlife thrill ride aboard a purpose-built, high-powered vessel for the adventure of a lifetime.  This is the ultimate natural Rottnest adventure, with adaptive real-time commentary. Your guides are motivated and passionate about the island and feel privileged to be able to showcase this side of Rottnest. Your tour will take you on a complete circumnavigation of Rottnest Island, weather permitting. The experienc...

    It was a really terrific and exhilarating boat ride. The day weather wise was a lovely but hot one and being on the boat was very refreshing. We got to see the island from the perspective of the water and it looked beautiful. The water was clear and turquoise. The bays and beaches looked very inviting.

  • From Perth or Fremantle: Rottnest Explorer Segway Tour

    6. From Perth or Fremantle: Rottnest Explorer Segway Tour

    The experience includes your ferry transfer from either Perth or Fremantle, depending on the option chosen. Arrive at Rottnest Island and immediately feel immersed in the relaxed, holiday vibe of this idyllic location. Meet your friendly guide and get kitted out with the necessary gear for your Segway tour, then embark on a 1-hour island adventure. Glide along the spectacular Thomson Bay, admiring the boats and bathers, before reaching the iconic Rottnest Pub. Listen to stories about the island’s Colonial settlement, which dates back to the early 1800s. Leave the settlement and follow the coastal path, visiting popular bays and beaches along the way. The tour concludes at Kingstown Barracks, after which you can spend the rest of the day exploring on your own. Why not cool off from the heat and dive into the pristine island waters, or go in search of cute quokkas.

    loved this tour! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative about the landmarks , she even took us to a secret quokka hang out and helped us take photos on our segways - would highly recommend this tour to everyone

  • Rottnest Island: Tandem Skydive

    7. Rottnest Island: Tandem Skydive

    Tandem skydive over beautiful Rottnest Island from the altitude of your choice, 10,000, 14,000, or 15,000 feet, to enjoy 30 to 66-seconds of freefall while you see the island from a different perspective. Make your own way to Rottnest Island from Perth or Fremantle for your tandem skydive. Your experience begins with a warm welcome at the Rottnest Island Terminal Building at Rottnest Airfield, a 15-minute walk from the jetty.  After completing your paperwork, get harnessed up and receive a safety briefing, then head out to the plane to begin your exhilarating adventure.  Take in the incredible scenery from the plane as it climbs your chosen altitude then together with your instructor, you will free fall at 200km/hr for up to 66 seconds! Your instructor will deploy your parachute at 5,000 feet and you then enjoy a spectacular 5-minute parachute ride, before landing on the beach alongsid...

    Absolutely amazing experience, so glad I did it and bought the videos and pictures. It was totally worth it! There is no better place to skydive, it was insanely gorgeous.

  • Rottnest Island Ferry & Bus Tour from Perth or Fremantle

    8. Rottnest Island Ferry & Bus Tour from Perth or Fremantle

    Enjoy a full-day adventure to Rottnest Island with ferry transfers from Perth or Fremantle, a 1.5-hour discovery bus tour, and free time to explore.  When booking, select your ferry departure location, either Perth or Fremantle. From Perth, you’ll enjoy a scenic 1-hour cruise with live commentary along the Swan River to Fremantle before heading to the island. Alternatively, join the ferry at Fremantle for just the 25-minute ride to Rottnest Island.  Then embark on a 1.5-hour discovery bus tour where you will circumnavigate the whole Island and see all of its great sites and views. Relax on the air conditioned bus and enjoy the beauty and splendor of Rottnest Island's natural landscape. The passionate and knowledgeable guides will share with you all the best stories of the Island. It has a rich cultural and social history and you will get their expert interpretation.  After your tour, ...

    The guide was very informative. It was very well organised and good value for monet .

  • Rottnest Island: Glass Bottom Sea Kayaking Tour

    9. Rottnest Island: Glass Bottom Sea Kayaking Tour

    Start your adventure at Pinky Beach, a short 10-minute walk from the main port where the ferries arrive. Meet your guides and your fellow kayakers. Listen up as your guides prepare you for your journey with a comprehensive safety briefing. You will receive a life vest and be shown how to paddle. Paddle around and then sit back and relax. Enjoy a one-hour leisurely float as your guides point out the aquatic wonderland around you. And don’t forget to look below into the underwater world through the bottom of your see-through boat. This experience is perfect for kids five and up, as well as for adults. If you're looking for a a bit of fun and some splashing around on one of the most beautiful islands in Australia, this is the tour for you.

    We had stunning weather and our two guides were knowledgeable and engaging. The kayaks are great although you need to manoeuvre yourself so the sun's glare doesn't obscure the view of the sea floor.

  • Rottnest: Skydiving and Return Ferry from Fremantle or Perth

    10. Rottnest: Skydiving and Return Ferry from Fremantle or Perth

    See the beauty of the Australian coastline from above as your soar through the sky with this thrilling skydiving package. Your ferry to Rottnest Island will depart from Freemantle, with an optional pickup from hotels in Perth, your experience beginning with a warm welcome at the facilities of the Rottnest Island Airport. After a thorough safety briefing by your expert skydiving instructor, you’ll take to the skies aboard the Geronimo aircraft. It’s your choice what height you’d like to jump from: take your pick from 8,000, 10,000, 14,000, or 15,000 feet. The sights begin as you ascend to your preferred altitude, taking in stunning views of the Western Australia coast, Perth, and beyond. Then comes the moment of truth — harnessed to your instructor, you’ll jump out of the plane, free-falling gracefully above the island and ocean waters surrounding it. Once you’ve come back down to ear...

    Excellent experience. We were the last jump of the day, and it nearly didnt happen due to a slight delay but the team and staff ensured we had our moment and even booked us on a later ferry at their cost. The jump itself was such a beautiful, exhilarating experience! Cant thank them enough!!!

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What people are saying about Rottnest Island

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 31 reviews

Great day. Voucher was really easy to use and Sealink were really good about changing our departure time from the automatic one we were given to a later time after we decided to stay on the island for dinner. Highly recommend!

The guide was very informative. It was very well organised and good value for monet .

Very good tour, professional tour guide, clear schedule, helpful and rich commentary

Excellent bus tour. Sami was very informative with a dash of humour. We loved it.

Clear instructions, bike hire was well worth it to see the island.