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About Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have used Rottnest Fast Ferries out of Hillarys on multiple occasions for travelling to Rottnest with friends. Every time has been a nice simple and easy process dealt with professionally by their staff. I would recommend hiring bikes with them also as a package...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic trip with this company. They were very welcoming and knowledgeable and made our trip an experience to remember. We were on a fast catamaran and soon saw female humpback with her calf and a young male escort. We followed along behind...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Melody t, Thanks for your review of our Whale Watching Cruise. So glad you enjoyed the cruise and got to see these majestic animals on their southern migration. Regards Phil Richards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately its a necessity to get the ferry to visit this brilliant island. The ferry is expensive, dont think it wont be.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 809brendanp
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 809brendanp Thank you for your review. The ferry transfer from Hillarys Boat Harbour to Rottnest works out to be $34.00 for a one way 45 minute crossing, which is inline with or less than other ferry crossings around Australia. Please note that the total...More

Reviewed 14 January 2019

Our trip from Hillarys Harbour to Rottnest Island was great. The boat is very fast and rides the swells in a very smoothe and comfortable manner. Both trips were good and both left on time. Highly recommend this boat trip while in Perth

Date of experience: January 2019
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Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear J6163VYalanr, Thank you for your feedback on your Crossing to Rottnest Island., and thanks for the recommendation. Hope to have you travel with us again in the future. Kind Regards Phil Richards- Director of Sales and Marketing

Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

The Rottnest fast ferries package was ideal. Pick up by van or bus from central Perth to Hillary’s harbour with narrated commentary en route. Bike hire very well organised and efficient. Arrival in Rottnest and straight out on a bike trail stopping as often as...More

Thank martinhR3469VX
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear martinhR3469Vx, I think I have just responded to a friend that your traveled to the island with last Sunday? Thank you for your feedback regarding your trip to Rottnest Island, it looks like you had a great day, trust you took a Quokka Selfie!...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and I spent the day on Rottnest and travelled from Hillary’s Boat Harbour. The ease of parking makes this departure point very attractive. From the moment we picked up our tickets, to the moment we disembarked, the service was outstanding. The Island it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Auscat11
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Auscat11, Thank you for taking the time to review our service and your day on Rottnest Island. Hope to have the opportunity to travel with us again some time Kind Regards Phil Richards- Director of Sales and Marketing

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

My wife & I used this company whilst visiting my Uncle & Auntie in October , we travelled to Rottnest 31/10 & the service & journey was fabulous, Whales spotted which were pointed out by the captain. We had a fabulous time!More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Dear Deanl173, Thank you for your feedback on your trip with us over to Rottnest Island. We are pleased you had a great day, and always a bonus seeing Whales on the crossing!! Happy New Year, we hope to see you again some time in...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Used this service to get to Rottnest Island and on spotting migrating whales the captain slowed the boat down for the passengers to witness this magnificent sight. Which was much appreciated by everyone onboard

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David H
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Dear David H, Thanks for your feedback.... really great that you were able to see whales, such a spectacular experience! Kind Regards Phil Richards

Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We where not over impressed about the information received quite a walk from the ferry to the train station around 15 minutes. Train ride wasn't very interesting not over sure about the historical part other than it was built by the military for moving equipment...More

Thank Baztec23
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Dear Baztec23, Thank you for your recent review. It is interesting to hear your feedback about the tour you joined on the island, for the record, this tour is not operated by Rottnest Fast Ferries. I'm not sure if you had enquired prior to booking...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Good ferry and bag collection to Rottnest Island and always on time bonus we saw whales and the weather was great trip with no sea sicknessMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gemm_MV
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Dear Gemm_MV Thank you for taking the time to review Rottnest Fast Ferries, what a bonus to see whales on your crossing. We trust you enjoyed your stay on our beautiful island and hope to see you again soon Regards Phil Richards- Director of Sales...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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Response from sassy23956 | Reviewed this property |
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
1 October 2016|
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Response from RottnestFF | Property representative |
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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