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Rottnest Express

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Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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“rottnest island”(247 reviews)
“day trip”(88 reviews)
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Rottnest Express has been serving the Island for 50 years now and knows it better than most. If you’re a visitor to Perth, Rottnest is the must see destination and we’d love to take you there. If you’re a local and haven’t been to Rotto for a while...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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"rottnest island"
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"ferry service"
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"snorkel gear"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good trip, busy boat but quick trip and smooth easy and cheap way to travel to the island especially on Tuesdays when there are discounts on travel.

Thank kjf_x
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We caught the Ferry over to Rottnest, we sat outside for our journey over and had some commentary from the staff aboard. It’s a fairly slow ride over until we left Freemantle. We chose not to hire bikes through the the tour company as we...More

Thank Fleur R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a little concern with the overcast weather this morning but turned out to be pretty ok. The ride here is really good so far so will spend the rest of the day enjoying Mother's Day on the island.

Thank AnniePepper
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Got the Rottnest Fast Ferry from Fremantle and could not highly recommend it more, hired a bike and snorkeling gear through the booking process Great day riding around Rottnest, so much to see and the snorkeling was very good especially at Parker Point where I...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in two minds whether to visit the Island. I am so glad I did. It is quite simply beautiful, with lots of unspoilt beaches and green areas. 1) Book online in advance - we finished having to travel on the 11.30am boat and...More

Thank Davidm1961
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived first day Perth, hopped on 8.30am Rottnest express and were looked after the whole day. Greg was out tour bus guide on the grand adventure tour, multi tasked train driver, caterer, guide! Trip back and jumped on complimentary shuttle to our accomodation thanks...More

Thank Penny M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a terrific time with Rottnest Express. All of the staff were friendly and helpful and the vessels were clean and tidy. The crossing to Rottnest Island was quite rough but the staff did everything they could to help. The bus...More

1  Thank Benjamin_Martyn
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great trip, both the ferry from Perth -> Fremantle -> Rottnest Island and return. The host Cassie (?) was very friendly and well informed about the sights and created a great energy. This was for both the Swan River and Discovery Tour...More

Thank Brooklyn J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Rottnest Island on a Rottnest Express Ferry and Bike tour. It was a Saturday and the ferry was packed both ways. The bikes were sturdy and good. Unfortunately as people who had not been on a bike for more than 25 years we didn’t...More

Thank Gefton
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MelanieMP
9 February 2018|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
You’ll be throwing up everywhere. Pick a calm day and look for the conditions on the return time because when the sea breeze picks up that’s where it gets pretty rough
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aqchin
29 January 2018|
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Response from RottnestExpress | Property representative |
Hi aqchin, When booked as the ferry, bike and snorkel package, the hire equipment is collected from the ferry as soon as you arrive on Rottnest Island and does need to be returned to the ferry that you are departing the... More
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missjosieshae
5 January 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We left our car at the hotel so did not find this info.
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