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Rottnest Express

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“day trip”(7 reviews)
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 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
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20 April 2017|
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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