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Rottnest Express

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Rottnest Express operates daily year-round services from Perth and Fremantle to Rottnest Island with an extensive range of day tour packages including complimentary morning transfers from hotels in Perth and Fremantle and a variety of on-island...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2 Barrack St, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 1300 467 688
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty straight forward here, you basically have two ferry services to choose from and we picked Rottnest Express as the trip is about 30 minutes and they were cheaper. Our day was fairly calm and the trip was good, no issues at all. They run...More

Thank m l
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was part of a package so didn't know what to expect. Although the sea was rough, they decided not to cancel the trip. The boat had no problems getting through to the island. We all got on a bus to tour around the...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family spends a day to go to Rottnest Island. Great service from the Rottnest Express crew. We hire bikes and having lunch in Karma Rottnest Restaurant. Highly recommend this tour to spend a day on Rottnest Island

Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Rottnest Island has some beautiful beaches and super cute Quokkas. We booked the bikes, which were in an acceptable condition and drove the whole island. Take enugh water, there is a tap but only at the beginning. The ferry, which takes you to the island...More

1  Thank Mibani
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Sadly we couldn't hear a thing in the boat on our trip from Perth to Freemantle. We were told to move elsewhere on the boat which was ridiculous. If the boat is full and others have to sit where we were the same thing will...More

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Thank Debbie V
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Bikes are in OK condition, although the gear only goes to 3 and there are A LOT of hills in the area! Overall pretty good day trip to Rottnest Island, plenty to do and see. They allow me to change the return time too.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Just a 25 minute ferry ride from Freemantle, Rottnest Island is best seen by hiring a bicycle (if you are reasonably fit) or using the hop on hop off tour bus that tours around the Island. Scenery is very different to the Australian mainland and...More

1  Thank David2015SH
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Smooth trip both ways from Barrack Street, Perth. Staff helpful and friendly. The train and coach tours was great. Special thanks should be given the volunteers at Gun and tunnels. We were booked to return at about 4.00 to 4.30pm. This gave no time to...More

Thank SkiGrowingOld
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Our day started from Barrack St Jetty, with a cruise up the swan river. Barrack St Jetty was the first stop so it was very easy to get whatever seat you wanted! After a cruise up the river with some commentary, and twostops at Freemantle...More

Thank Riggerswollongong
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We are so glad we took the Rottnest Express after our day in Perth. Great way to travel back to the ship port in Fremantle. Reasonably priced, and the scenery was worth it. Lots of yachts, marinas, sailboats and lovely waterside homes to see along...More

Thank Peggy P
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Response from RottnestExpress | Property representative |
Hi IncaAnnie, As Suzanne has correctly mentioned, if you book a couple of weeks in advance you shouldn't have any issue at all. We'll see you when you visit in October. Thanks, Michelle