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Rottnest Island Day Tour with Adventure Boat Tour

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  • Transfers included

Experience the tranquility of Rottnest Island on this day trip including a boat tour. Don't worry about transport with round-trip ferry transfers!

Highlights

  • Discover Rottnest Island's wild side with this tour that takes you to the secluded bays, beaches, and encounters with rarely-seen wildlife.

  • Take a 90-min Eco Express boat tour across the entire island, offering views of the rugged coastline, and where playful Fur Seal colonies might just make an appearance!

  • Uncover the island's history from its Aboriginal roots to its colonial past, military history, and evolving social landscape, through your eco-express onboard commentary.

  • Choose to travel from Perth or Fremantle with convenient fast ferry round-trip transfers.

  • Fun fact: Snap a selfie with a Quokka, the friendly marsupial indigenous to Rottnest Island, dubbed 'the world's happiest animal.

Inclusions

  • Day tour of Rottnest Island

  • Return ferry transfers to Fremantle/Perth

  • Rottnest Island admission fee

  • 90-min Eco Express boat tour

Exclusions

  • Guided tour

  • Hotel drop-off

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Go on a scenic adventure

Your day-long Rottnest Island adventure commences with a tranquil cruise along the Swan River from Perth, accompanied by live commentary that breathes life into the serene surroundings. You can even depart from Fremantle on a quick ferry ride to Rottnest Island.

Explore Rottnest Island's wonders

Upon your arrival, why not rent a bike to roam around the island? Pedal at your own pace, charting a course filled with breathtaking views of secluded bays and untouched beaches. Let the morning's gentle breeze guide you to the southern bays, then in the afternoon, venture to the spectacular Basin, Parakeet Bay, and Little Armstrong Bay on the southwest.

A lesser-known gem of this experience is the included 90-min Eco Express boat tour, which circumnavigates the island, offering a unique perspective of the rugged coastline and a visit to the New Zealand fur seals at Cathedral Rocks. Did you know that Rottnest Island is home to the rare quokka, often termed the 'world's happiest animal'? Don't miss the chance to encounter these friendly marsupials and perhaps even capture a cherished 'quokka selfie'. As your day draws to a close, prepare to be whisked back to Perth or Fremantle, carrying with you unforgettable memories of a day well spent.

Accessibility

  • Luggage storage facilities are available on the boat.

What's not allowed

  • Guests under 4 cannot participate in this experience.

  • Single pieces of luggage up to 22kg and no larger than 800mm x 500mm x 400mm can be stowed in the vessels’ luggage crates.

  • Single carry-on items must be no larger than 600mm x 400mm x 300mm.

  • 1 piece of luggage is permitted per person. Additional luggage will incur an excess luggage charge.

What to bring

  • Bring along your swimwear, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, water bottle, and a packed lunch.

Additional information

  • Guide dogs are allowed onboard the ferry. However, as Rottnest Island is an A-Class reserve you should contact the rangers there for further advice on service dog allowance.

  • All passengers must arrive at the terminal at least 30 minutes prior to departure. If you are travelling with no luggage or freight and have e-tickets or QR codes, please make your way straight to the boarding gate. Final Boarding is 5 minutes prior to departure after which the vessel gangways are removed to ensure that the vessel departs by the stated time.

  • You can see the ferry time-table here

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Boarding points

Rottnest Express B Shed Terminal

  • Board your ferry at Rottnest Express B Shed Terminal.

  • Address: Victoria Quay, B Shed, 26 Peter Hughes Dr, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia.

Get directions to the meeting point

Rottnest Express Barrack Street Jetty Terminal

  • Board your ferry at Rottnest Express Barrack Street Jetty Terminal.

  • Address: 2 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Get directions to the boarding point

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