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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle

  • Day trip to Rottnest Island by high-speed ferry and a narrated bus tour
  • Visit landmarks such as West End and Wadjemup Lighthouse
  • Enjoy informative commentary from your guide as you tour the island
Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth. Departs Barrack Street Jetty, Perth at 8:30am. Concludes in Perth at 5:45pm. Lunch is not included
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Rottnest Island tour including lunch at Karma Rottnest. Departs Barrack Street Jetty, Perth at 8:30am. Concludes in Perth at 5:45pm
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Rottnest Island tour. Departs B Shed, Victoria Quay, Fremantle at 9:15am. Concludes in Fremantle at 5pm. Lunch is not included
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Explore the best of Rottnest Island on this tour from Perth or Fremantle, which eliminates the need to plan transportation. Visit the tiny island that’s home to the quokka, often called the world’s happiest animal, as well as landmarks such as West End and Wadjemup Lighthouse. This bus portion of the tour includes commentary on the island’s history that you won’t get if touring independently.
What to Expect

Begin your tour at the dock from either from Fremantle or Perth to take your high-speed ferry to Rottnest Island. After the 25-minute journey across the Indian Ocean, hop on the coach to circumnavigate the island on a bus tour.

Learn the history of the island, stopping at landmarks such as West End and Wadjemup Lighthouse. Listen to commentary about the various wildlife that inhabits the island, including the quokka, known as the world’s happiest animal.

Admire the coastal views as you tour the island and keep your eye out for fur seals at Cathedral Rocks. End the tour at Thompson Bay, where you can stroll around the island at your own pace before catching the ferry back to the mainland.

Your tour ends where you began, in Fremantle or Perth.

Reviews (86)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
A worthwhile tourist activity

We did the day trip from Perth with Rottnest Express. The boat trip was very pleasant, except for the return trip which was quite bumpy due to the southerly wind. No fault of the operator of course. The train to Oliver Hill had broken down,...More

1  Thank TwoWallies
Reviewed 12 October 2018
A Great Day in a Fascinating Place

We took the Rottnest Express from Perth to the island. The boat ride was 90 minutes and it took in some great scenery. We then explored the settlement around the harbor before taking a 90 minutes coach tour round the island - brilliant views etc....More

1  Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 21 September 2018
A wonderful day...

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

1  Thank Vandergoogles
Reviewed 20 September 2018
How many quokkas make a quorum ?

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

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great day out the Quokkas are wonderful the ferry trip from Perth to Rottnest island very enjoyable and fast

1  Thank LittleDave49
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30 April 2018|
Response from riabu79 | Reviewed this property |
Cant remember what time exactly (circa 10-11am) but its stated on their official website where u can purchase the ticket online. It will tell you what time it starts and be at the settlement train station on the island.