We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rottnest Express

Features Animals
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Tours from Rottnest Express tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
25
All photos (25)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“barrack st”(5 reviews)
“ferry ride”(5 reviews)
“day trip”(7 reviews)
About
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
Contact
2 Barrack St, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Website
+61 1300 467 688
Call
Ways to Experience Rottnest Express
from US$81.20
More Info
from US$67.20
More Info
from US$93.10
More Info
from US$44.90
More Info
Reviews (140)
Filter reviews
133 results
Traveller rating
77
40
12
2
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
77
40
12
2
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbarrack stferry rideday tripsick bagsfast funfast ferrycomfortable tripfriendly crewswan riverquokkasseasbikesnorkelpassengersboatcommentaryosprey
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 133 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the Swan River Cruise then over to Rottnest from Barrack St. Jetty and it was fabulous. The trip over was exciting as it was a bit bumpy - we enjoyed it immensely. We found some adorable Quokkas as soon as we got to...More

Thank Vandergoogles
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a great day out. Departed Barrack Street for a cruise along the Swan River, picked up some passengers from Fremantle, then a quick 30 minute journey across the blue blue ocean. We then took the 90 minute guided bus tour around the island,...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour is just nice for those who need to use a tour. The Tour Guide was friendly and knowledgeable. More time could be given for travellers to wander / toilet break.

Thank Chintaesi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant comfy ferries very fast travel time from Fremantle to Rottnest left bang on time both ways

Thank JohnC5680
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hadn't been to Rottnest before and took a Rottnest Express ferry from Fremantle B Shed. Fairly easy to purchase a ticket on the day, great counter staff who helped me decide which return ferry I should take. You board on the top deck at...More

Thank wlkbt_trvlr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what the day was going to hold when we caught the ferry from Perth (and realised it was a LONG trip in the ferry from here and much much shorter if we had gone from Freo - ah well, live and learn)...More

1  Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The commentary from the bus tour guide was a good way to quickly learn all about the island and get you to a couple of the main scenic sightseeing spots. Not so much time exploring various places but more like a short ride around the...More

2  Thank ediemaysu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Catch the fast ferry from Freemantle only a 45min trip don't forget to take the sea sickness tablets or bands for those who suffer motion sickness - fairly reasonable in price, walk through the village to hire the bicycles and follow the maps provided visit...More

Thank Ellie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So easy to get to. I took the train from Perth to Freemantle. Then walked to the docks to take the ferry to Rottnest. Rottnest is a small island with beautiful beaches. It is also the only place on earth that you can see the...More

Thank justyoungatheart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff from the beginning were so friendly and helpful. Damien's commentary was informative, entertaining and interesting. Much more extensive than the cruise commentary to Fremantle the day before. Apparently trips the previous week had been quite choppy and crew were vigilantly scouring the faces of...More

Thank Helenjoy77
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 66 hotels in Perth
COMO The Treasury
432 reviews
.52 km away
Kings Perth Hotel
415 reviews
.58 km away
Criterion Hotel Perth
495 reviews
.61 km away
Mercure Perth
2,036 reviews
.63 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,574 restaurants in Perth
Gusto Gelato
91 reviews
.22 km away
Annalakshmi on the Swan
314 reviews
.10 km away
Balthazar Bar Restaurant
326 reviews
.35 km away
Riverside Cafe
315 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 424 attractions in Perth
The Bell Tower
1,423 reviews
.13 km away
Elizabeth Quay
1,370 reviews
.25 km away
Council House
28 reviews
.41 km away
Rottnest Express
1,296 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
IncaAnnie
20 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes