Rottnest Island
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  • From Fremantle: Rottnest Island Ferry & Admission

    1. 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!!

  • Rottnest Island All-Inclusive Day Tour from Perth

    2. 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 Grand Island Package with Ferry, Tour & Light Lunch

    3. Rottnest Grand Island Package with Ferry, Tour & Light Lunch

    The Rottnest grand island tour is the most comprehensive guided tour of the island allowing you to explore the stunning beauty of this A-class nature reserve. This tour includes a guided bus and train tour, taking in the amazing fauna and flora of the island, stunning beaches, woodlands, and incredible salt lakes. This 4-hour all-inclusive island tour with lunch takes in all of Rottnest’s must-see locations. Featuring the Wadjemup Lighthouse, Henrietta Rocks, Oliver Hill Gun Fortification and Tunnels and the majestic look-out point at the rugged Cathedral Rocks and Cape Vlamingh. All major habitats are covered on this amazing tour, including Rottnest’s cultural and historical heritage ranging from maritime and military history right up to future developments. When booking, you can select your departure location from either Perth or Fremantle. Depart from Perth at 8:30 AM and enjoy a Sw...

    Well organised ferry/bus/train connections. Nice light lunch provided. Good commentary from guides and volunteers. Abundant wildlife.

  • From Perth or Fremantle: Rottnest Explorer Segway Tour

    4. 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: Skydiving and Return Ferry from Fremantle or Perth

    5. 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: Rottnest Island Ferry & Admission

    6. From Perth: Rottnest Island Ferry & Admission

    Visit Rottnest Island with same-day or extended-return ferry tickets departing from Perth. 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.

    Great staff, very helpful and good commentary throughout the journey. Coffee and snacks available on-board. Good to see that staff had to tell passengers to give up seats for other passengers which they were using for their luggage. Seats could do with padding as some are a bit worn.

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What people are saying about Rottnest Island

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 131 reviews

We were super lucky as we were running late and arrived 7am on the dot and the staff let us get onto the Ferry. Rottnest was amazing and it is something we would definitely do again

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!!

Staff were very helpful and attentive. The ferry was clean

Great trip with my friends snd family mini golf was cool

Very pleasant overall experience from start to finish