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  • From Fremantle: Rottnest Ferry & Bike Hire Package

    1. 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 & Admission

    2. From Fremantle: Rottnest Island Ferry & Admission

    Visit Rottnest Island with same-day or extended-return ferry tickets departing from Fremantle. Choose from multiple departure times to maximize your time on the island. Board the ‘Quokka 1’ ferry, the newest and most environmentally-friendly vessel servicing Rottnest Island. Enjoy the 35-minute fast-ferry crossing in air-conditioned comfort with free WiFi. Kick start your island adventure with a beverage, light snack and tea or coffee from the fully-stocked bar onboard (at own cost). On arrival at the island, spend your day exploring. Enjoy a wide range of activities including bike riding, snorkeling and guided tours. Purchase food from eateries or general stores on the island or bring along your own packed lunch.

    Rottnest island is amazing it has to be seen to be believed...it was my second time and just as good as before...one day isn’t enough!!

  • Hillarys Boat Harbour: Rottnest Island Ferry Transfer

    3. Hillarys Boat Harbour: Rottnest Island Ferry Transfer

    Experience Rottnest Island with same-day round-trip fast ferry tickets. Choose from two ferry departure times: 7:30 AM or 10 AM. Make your own way to Hillarys Boat Harbour or select complimentary coach transfers.  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. Spend the day enjoying some of the island's 63 beaches and 20 bays. Rent a bike or snorkeling equipment. Join a guided tour to learn about the island's decades of history and involvement in WWII, or climb Wadjemup Lighthouse. 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.

    We live in Perth but have rarely made it across to Rotto. What a fantastic experience! We picked an off season 23 degree day and loved it - the beaches, facilities, service. It was like being on a desert island. A day to truly “get away from it all”. Highly recommended.

  • From Perth or Fremantle: Rottnest Island Ferry and Bus Tour

    4. From Perth or Fremantle: Rottnest Island Ferry and Bus Tour

    Explore the stunning beauty of Rottnest Island on a day trip with return ferry transfers from Fremantle or Perth. While there, enjoy an included 1-hour 45-minute bus tour in air-conditioned comfort and listen to live commentary as you discover the island's flora, fauna, and must-see locations.

    When booking, select your departure location from either Perth or Fremantle. If you depart from Perth, enjoy a Swan River scenic cruise past Fremantle and onward to Rottnest Island. Alternatively, board the ferry in Fremantle and enjoy the 35-minute journey to Rottnest Island.

    Upon arrival on the island, hop on board your bus tour. During the tour, take in Rottnest's amazing flora and fauna, including beaches, woodlands, and salt lakes. Learn about the island's colonial and maritime history from the live commentary, too.

    The bus tour covers all of Rottne...

    It was a wonderful experience in our trip that day!! Very much appreciated for the accommodations specially with our Tourist Guide Ted who feed us knowledge regarding the rottnest island history..

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

    5. 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.

  • From Fremantle: 2-Hour Luxury Whale-Watching Cruise

    6. From Fremantle: 2-Hour Luxury Whale-Watching Cruise

    Come aboard for an unforgettable experience in Western Australia. Depart from the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour and cruise in style on the Steep Point, a purpose-built luxury catamaran, for 2 hours of whale watching.  On your cruise, spot the magnificent humpback whales on their southern migration as they rest in the sheltered waters of Perth. Adult humpback whales are the first to return south and often approach the vessel with much curiosity. Mothers and their calves can be sighted from October onwards. As they spend a few days relaxing and socializing with others, the calves can often be sighted practising the language of the whales as they breach, tail slap, and play to build strength. Meet Western Australia's Whale Watch family who operates whale watch experiences all year and is onboard every tour to share their knowledge and experience with guests. Experts will provide a live a...

    We had a wonderful time , the staff were excellent, the boat was spotless and best of all they didn’t rush back because we were enjoying the whales !

  • Rottnest Island: Snorkel and Sail Catamaran Adventure

    7. Rottnest Island: Snorkel and Sail Catamaran Adventure

    Experience the magic of Rottnest Island by luxury sailing catamaran. Sail the island’s stunning coastline and dive into an underwater paradise, with full snorkel gear included. Depart Rottnest Island's Thomson Bay, and enjoy a leisurely sail to a secluded bay. Cool down and hold on to the huge cargo net as you are pulled through the water on route. Anchored at the island’s top snorkel spots, find over 120 different species of tropical fish you can’t see along the metropolitan coastline. Look out for dolphins and the rare Australian sea lions throughout the day. Make use of kayaks and SUP boards which are also available for you. Enjoy a seasonal fruit platter as you sail you back to the jetty in time for the afternoon ferries.

    The snorkel and sail catamaran trip was very well organised. Staff were friendly and made the trip really fun and enjoyable.

  • Rottnest Island Day Trip by Ferry & Adventure Boat Tour

    8. 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.

  • Rottnest: Skydiving and Return Ferry from Fremantle or Perth

    9. 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!!!

  • From Perth or Fremantle: Rottnest Island Wild Seafood Tour

    10. From Perth or Fremantle: Rottnest Island Wild Seafood Tour

    After a ferry ride to Rottnest Island, begin your adventure by boarding a fishing boat, where you’ll be served a tasty selection of local seafood and drinks. The ‘thrill of the catch’ will be yours to remember forever, as you pull up pots of Western Rock lobster (or ‘crayfish’, as it's commonly known in Australia).  Learn more about this unique and delicious ocean delicacy from your crew, then sit back and enjoy watching an exquisite seafood feast prepared right before your eyes. Hot off the barbecue, your lobster will be served alongside other fresh seafood delights such as sashimi salmon, freshly shucked oysters, Blue Swimmer crabs, fish tacos, prawns, and marinated octopus, plus an array of delicious accompaniments. Enjoy it all paired with unlimited Western Australian wine, beer and soft drinks, served as you cruise.

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What people are saying about Rottnest Island

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 402 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!

One of the best days we have spent so far in the West.From the ferry over to Rottnest the bus tour and back to Fremantle was easy and fantastic.

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

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.