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Address: 1 Emma Place | Rous Head, Fremantle, Western Australia 6959, Australia
Phone Number: 1300 467 688
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Description: 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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Staying in Fremantle, Rottnest is a most.

The trip to Rottnest is not inexpensive, but some of the trip cost is a mandatory payment to access the Island. The boat was comfortable and the service efficiently operated... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The trip to Rottnest is not inexpensive, but some of the trip cost is a mandatory payment to access the Island. The boat was comfortable and the service efficiently operated. Our first option for the trip was cancelled due to an heavy swell and strong winds, but the company rebooked us for a later trip with no problems. If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic day trip to Rottnest Island. We took the express from Perth which meant it took over 2 hours to reach the island, but the staff were friendly and helpful. We took the bus tour which enabled us to see the whole island in 90 minutes and our guide Paris was great. As we had to get the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have informed the bus driver that we would alight at four points hotel. However, he drove along the street behind the hotel. Initially, we thought he detour to cater other guests first as he always sent the guests in front of hotel. A bit disappointed with the hotel bus service given by rottnest express

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Essex Girl
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

have visited Rottnest 3 times now and enjoyed every time. Travelled over with Rootnest express ferries and got the bikes thrown it. Cycled 15 kilometres round the island in search of the endearing Quokkas and as soon as we stopped for a rest the Quokkas came out the bushes to us, although they are a wild animal they had no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

My friend and I took a last minute trip to Rottnest using Rottnest express. Booked online the night before, got our tickets printed 10mins before we boarded, got a coffee for our trip and before we knew it we were there. Great service from proffessional and friendly staff. Everything was clean and tidy. Well done guys and girls!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The staff a the ticket office and the staff on board the Rottnest Express are polite, friendly and professional. This high standard of customer service is sadly undermined by the attitude of the on site parking (Wilson Parking). Unfortunately there is no where else to park a car, so if you can get there without taking your car then do... More 

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Morisset, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a good service with several pick-up locations. They have a very good special on Tuesdays which is worth looking for. Overall a very competent, efficient operation and happy to accomodate late changes to bookings.

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Goondiwindi, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We took the bus tour option of rottnest and thought the guide did everything expected of her.very pleased.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We caught the boat at Fremental and it was a comfortable and fast trip, the boarding lounge was clean and the ticketing counters were very well managed . Good and friendly service. When the boat arrived at the dock there was no rushing and the boarding was well coordinated .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The boat leaves on time so do make sure you reach there 10 mins earlier! We stayed at Scarborough which is pretty far away from Fremantle, so it took us about one hour and a half to reach. Thankgod we left 2 hours before the departure of the boat! Had to change from train to bus since the train doesn't... More 

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RottnestExpress, Manager at Rottnest Express, responded to this review

Hi eileenmeow94, Thank you for your comments, and glad you made it for your trip! Next time you visit us, please feel free to enquire about our complimentary bus pick-up if you are staying in Scarborough, Fremantle or the city. The whale watching season around Perth usually starts in September, so perhaps you might like to try for a closer... More 

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