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Address: 1 Emma Place | Rous Head, Fremantle, Western Australia 6959, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 467 688
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Rottnest Express has been serving the Island for 50 years now and knows it...

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 — it’s time to rediscover Rotto — it’s easier than you think.

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US$105.77*
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Wildlife Cruise
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US$83.70*
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Rottnest Island Bike and Snorkel Tour from Perth or Fremantle
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US$109.57*
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Rottnest Island Snorkeling Cruise with Optional Guided Walking Tour and Lunch

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Great day trip

Ferry staff are well organised and get people and cargo on board quickly. Trip goes by quickly with interesting sights along the way. Reasonable price. Gets a bit rocky if the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a good trip over and a slightly bumpy trip back but was great overall, very clean and a great new experience for our baby

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked online for our ferry to Rottnest Island, such an easy and quick process and best of all if you visit on Tuesdays it's half price!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ferry staff are well organised and get people and cargo on board quickly. Trip goes by quickly with interesting sights along the way. Reasonable price. Gets a bit rocky if the ocean is rough.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Rottnest Express was really reasonable for our day out at Rottnest Island. They also manage everything, so we got our bikes through them and they also offered a range of tours

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day out from Freo. A couple of things: 1) if you're taking the discovery bus, get the earliest ferry out. They actually only run a few loops after midday so if you arrive late you can only get off a couple of times and you miss loads. 2)keep an eye on the map as you go round on the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The trip over on the boat was fine, no issues . On time and well organised. However, my issue was with the pre-booked buffet. Choice was very limited only fish, beef curry and vegetarian pasta with salad or veg. The beef curry was disgusting. And for desert only lemon pie or sliced fruit. Certainly not what I was expecting and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A friend and I opted for the bike and ferry package. Catching the ferry was easy. It was a swift, safe journey to and from Rottnest. They were also reasonably flexible if you wished to depart at a time different to what was on your ticket. The major disappointment was the bikes. Mine had problems with the gears that rendered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked the trip from Fremantle which included the 1.5 hour adventure boat tour around the island. It was fabulous. The crew were great and the boat tour was so much fun. More comfortable than we expected given that it is going at high speed and is going to be bumpy. Unfortunately we didn't see any whales or dolphins but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to relax so many cyclable road and track on this beautiful Island many bus to do tous and the experience with lovely Quokkas so friendly and so cutes.the light house and the surrounding sea with these beats full colours a real Paradise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booking this was a bit difficult as the other reviewers said. Book early as popular times fill up. Don't try to save money by booking bikes from another mainland company... It's not cheaper and the convenience is nice to just pick them up as you get in and off the ferry. They were simple but did the job. We did... More 

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