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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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Great little shuttle over from 'freo' to 'rotto' in the local slang. Leave enough time to park to avoid a panic! The screens on board present ideas to see and do on arrival... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Whiteley
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great little shuttle over from 'freo' to 'rotto' in the local slang. Leave enough time to park to avoid a panic! The screens on board present ideas to see and do on arrival which I found interesting and helpful albeit the crossing is swift.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We booked a discount ticket on the Tuesday, and booked our bikes and snorkel gear as well. It made it all quite easy and good value. We just had to be there for the 7.15am leaving time. I think the tickets are a little exxy full price given the half hour ride from Freemantle, but a day riding around Rottnest... More 

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Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Getting to Rottnest Island was made easy with Rottnest Express. In addition, there was an informed commentary on-board on the trip from Perth to Fremantle which led to the purchase of a bus tour of Rottnest Island. As we were there for only one day, it turned out to be the best move as we saw more of the Island... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My friend and I took a day trip to Rottnest for her birthday. It was a magical day of sunshine, snorkelling and cycling. We caught the first ferry (along with all the islands Perth workforce which gave us the chance to get some hot tips en route) and caught the 4pm ferry home. We booked online and found the process... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great service, fast and comfortable either hilarys or freo pick up..did both in the summer. Unfortunately it needs to drop its prices by at least 25$ ...its just a ferry boat...not a first class boutique ride folks!

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Central Mangrove, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We got the 7:15am Rottnest express but almost missed it turning up at the wrong place to board the boat. The boat boards from the B Jetty in Fremantle not the other place in Fremantle. We were extremely thankful for a bloke who obviously worked for Rottnest Express who told us we were at the wrong place and gave us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great service over to Rottnest Island, tad bit expensive thought and had to pay to take my own bike over there, I guess they have to make money somehow! Nice trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Travel to Rottnest Island with them today. The boat is big and comfortable. Inside is clean, and have a snack bar locate at lower deck. Staffs are friendly. Recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

As first time visitors to Perth, we got confused about where to catch the express to Rottnest. Fortunately we could depart from the dock we went to but had to go back to a different dock. The company took us back to our car and the day ended well. We are very happy to recommend this level of customer service... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

I hadn't expected much from Rottnest Express, except for the ride to and from the island. So I was pleasantly surprised that there was a tour guide, giving a talk from the start at Swan River all the way to the island. You could hire bikes from the boat too. I had a ticket that allowed me to see the... More 

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