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Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours

Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Rottnest Island Roundtrip Fast Ferry from Hillarys Boat Harbour
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Rottnest Island Fast Ferry from Hillarys Boat Harbour Including Bike Hire
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Your Gateway to Perth's Island Playground... Rottnest, Western Australia's most beautiful island is just 19km off the coast of Perth, and a lightning fast ocean crossing away in air conditioned comfort on one of our high speed ferries. Departing Hillarys Boat Harbour daily, Rottnest Fast Ferries offers a variety of self-guided and all inclusive packages to help you create a memorable island experience. Bike and snorkel equipment available to hire prior to boarding, so you can set off to explore at your own pace as soon as you arrive at Rottnest Island! Coastal and Whale Watching cruises operate seasonally, showing off Perth's scenic Sunset Coast. Enjoy complimentary coach transfers from accommodation in Perth City, Crown, Northbridge and Scarborough, or take advantage of free parking in Hillarys Boat Harbour.
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Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the full day Grand Tour. Lovely lunch on the island train. Interesting and informative tour guide at Oliver Hill Battery. Lots of cute quokka!! Clean and comfortable ferries.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driver was excellent, knowledgeable, attentive towards guests. Highlights were the quokkas, beautiful beaches, and new zealand fur seals. It was very rushed though, it would be better if they make it 4.5 hours instead of 4 hours (perhaps start earlier).More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Monica S, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the Grand Island Tour, and found the driver excellent, knowledgeable, and attentive. We will pass this feedback along, with thanks. The Grand Island Tour is a great way to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good ride to Rottnest from Hillarys - about 40mins. Excellent docking at Rotty and back at Hillarys. Takes cargo and push bikes. Staff friendly and helpful. Tour and Bus options available.More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi pilotdav, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with Rottnest Fast Ferries, and found our staff friendly and helpful. We work hard to ensure that we provide the best service possible to all of our passengers,...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It was a great trip to Rottnest with ferry and bike hire. Bikes were a tad rusty and not in tip top condition but they did their job and got us round be island. The trip from Hillarys boatyard is is much longer than that...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. Our Bike and Ferry combo is a great way to experience the Island. We have a fleet of custom hire bikes which are maintained in-house to the highest standard. Im am sorry...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Wedding anniversary run out for the day to Rotto and the ferry left on time and was fast and smooth. We were on the back in the outdoor area and watched as Perth slipped away. The return was just as good. Everything was on time...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi CultOfOne, Thank you for your review and wishing you a happy wedding anniversary from the team at Rottnest Fast Ferries. Its great to hear that your trip was seamless. We pride ourselves on making the experience as worry free as possible and keeping to...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Went to the island for a day trip to the beach. After a short ferry ride we went for a quick cup of tea before heading to the beach. Quokkas are all around you and are very inquisitive animals, especially if they can smell food...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi L33_B1976, Thank you for your review. It is always pleasing to hear that our customers enjoyed their experience on Rottnest Island. The beaches are second to none and the Quokkas so adorable. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, The team at Rottnest...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Cost an arm and a leg to jump onboard . You really don't have much choice. Rotness Island however is wonderful and that's the only reason this boat gets business. The staff are friendly the boat itself is cumfy and class but unfortunately you will...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tummychat, Thank you for your review. As you have mentioned Rottnest Island is a wonderful place to visit and we are glad you enjoyed your time their. We are sorry to hear that you believe the ferry fare to get to the Island is...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Ferry from Hillaries to Rottnest. 2nd visit to Rottnest - busier this time due to school holidays but still a good day out. Ferry over a bit choppy, take an anti emetic pill an hour before to prevent sea sickness. You have been duly forewarned!...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Trickcyclist_12, Thank you for your review and great to hear that you enjoyed your second visit across to the Island. The Quokkas are always fascinating to see in their natural environment. There are an abundance of eating options on the Island all of high...More

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Chris L
13 March 2018|
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Response from RottnestFF | Property representative |
Hi Chis L, Yes you sure can bring your own cycle on the ferry. This is a freight charge of $15 return per bike. Alternatively you can Hire a Bike for $30 per day. I hope this helps. The Team at Rottnest Fast Ferries
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MelanieMP
9 February 2018|
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Hi Melanie, To be honest Im not that good in a boat either. I think at that swell and wind knots it would be a bit rough. From Hillarys would probably be better than Freo. Its only 45 minutes on the boat. You are there... More
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helenw0ng
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Hi helenw0ng, Thank you for your question. The ferry company that departs from Fremantle is separate to us - we only depart from Hillarys Boat Harbour (20 minutes north of Perth CBD) and have free parking available in the... More
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