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Seaplane Flights Perth to Rottnest Island and return
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Seaplane Flights Perth to Rottnest Island and return

By Swan River Seaplanes
About
The only aviation operator flying direct from Perth CBD, Swan River Seaplanes is an award-winning tour and transport operator specialising in exciting experiences amongst Western Australia’s most popular destinations! With our state-of-the-art seaplane departing from the heart of the Swan River, you will catch panoramic views of Perth city, Kings Park and Fremantle as you make your way to Rottnest Island. Arrive at the Island in less than 15-minutes and spend the day discovering the many bays and beautiful beaches this exquisite destination has to offer. Departs South Perth at 08:00am (Sunday 09:15am) with a return flight departing Rottnest Island at 4:45pm.
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$263.05
per adult
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Ages 0-120, max of 12 per group
Duration: 1–8 hours
Start time: Check availability
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Live guide: English
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  • Professional pilot
  • Fly in a luxurious state of the art Cessna turbo-prop seaplane
  • Fly directly out of the Swan River
  • Witness the pristine waters from the sky
  • Plenty of time to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery
  • 15 minute direct flight
  • Return Seaplane flight to Perth's Swan River
  • Landing and facility fees


Start:
  • South Perth Fishing Jetty, S Perth Esplanade, South Perth WA 6151, Australia
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 48564P9

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • No food is allowed on the seaplane
    • A maximum of 10 people per booking
    • Weight restrictions mean we cannot take passengers over 120kg.
    • On Rottnest Island, in the event of high wind above our seaplane takeoff and landing crosswind limit, an alternative flight from Rottnest Island to Jandakot Airport will be arranged. It is common for Rottnest Island to experience unfavourable winds in the afternoon.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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    How much is Seaplane Flights Perth to Rottnest Island and return?
    Seaplane Flights Perth to Rottnest Island and return price starts from $258.48. Discover and book Seaplane Flights Perth to Rottnest Island and return on Tripadvisor
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    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 48564P9

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    Itinerary
    • S Perth Esplanade, South Perth WA 6151, Australia
    • Pass by
      Swan River
      Crown Perth
      Optus Stadium
      Elizabeth Quay
      Kings Park and Botanic Garden
      Fremantle
      Cottesloe Beach
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      The myriad of colours and shapes of Rottnest Island can truly only be seen from the sky. Upon arrive or departing Rottnest Island you will notice the purity of it's untouched form and the beauty of the turquoise waters.
    About the operator
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    • Swan River Seaplanes
      56
      Australia
      Joined in December 2016
    • gisellebennett2023
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      The way to go!
      We caught the ferry from Perth and then the sea plane back after a great day at Rottnest. This was a good way to do it. We enjoyed the views on the ferry and were able to experience the thrill of a sea plane ride to finish the day off. Everything was handled really well, there was good communication and the sea plane flight was definitely worth it. Thoroughly recommend this as a way to travel to Rottnest.
      Written May 21, 2024
    • suemO5831CB
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Just amazing!
      What an amazing experience!!! The staff was amazing, the pilot was amazing and our journey was one to be remembered!!! Highly recommended for anyone wanting to see Perth and all the views!! I want to go again and again. Thank you Liam for keeping us safe
      Written May 5, 2024
    • michellepZ3076TJ
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fabulous Experience
      We found the booking process streamlined. The staff were highly professional. The flight was incredibly smooth, as were take off and landing, despite a strong wind. The view was spectacular. We would highly recommend the seaplane flight to Rottnest Island.
      Written April 17, 2024
    • geraldined985
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Super Way to Get to Rottnest
      What a great way to travel Rottnest Island. At assembly point we were greeted by a friendly representative who, after showing great patience, due to a couple arriving late, took us through safety procedures. We were able to watch plane fly in and land on the Swan Rive and tie up to jetty. Pilot explained life jackets and organised seating (spreading weight evenly in the plane) Flew at an excellent height for taking photos etc. Landing smooth. Laughter at plane waiting on tarmac. Geronimo parachuting 🤣. Free bus took us to Thomson Bay. The only issue was it was not clear in paper work or website where departing jetty was.
      Written April 8, 2024
    • masonf415
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Got amazing photos
      I sat next to the pilot and got so many good photos with the cockpit and the island in front of me. It was a bright and warm sunny day when I went and the water was so clear you can see the sealife inside it. The flight wasnt very long and its better to fly into the island than out for those who only want to go one way.
      Written March 29, 2024
    • Sue B
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fantastic day
      An absolutely fantastic day. The staff were all very friendly, experienced & helpful, answering any questions we had. The meal at the winery was excellent, they even had live music. I would highly recommend this trip.
      Written March 8, 2024
    • 304wendyk
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Best sea plane flight in Perth.
      Highly recommend going with Swan River seaplanes for any flights you choose to do. We flew from Rottnest to Perth late afternoon and was just breathtaking. Amazing views of the ocean, coastline, Swan river and the city. Can’t recommend them highly enough.
      Written December 3, 2023
    • laci b
      0 contributions
      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      Rot-nest
      Rottnest express totally full at 8.45 4 Asian girls arriving last minute sat behind me shouting all the way for 2 hours It's a big island for walking around unless you rent a bike Food restaurants are not cheap and Isola was disappointing spending 53 dollars on one dish and a glass of red mediocre sediments in wine bones in the fish wrong drink delivered etc... Tried to book a seaplane flight with exclusive lunch and Swan rivers aviation cancelled on me just a day so was on a trip when I made this mistake to use this overcrowded ferry services Booked a return ferry but try to get out earlier It's too many people on this place at one time bikes are constantly bumping into you if you are not careful Wish I did Kings Park instead. Only 2 days here Well certainly won't be back again!
      Written September 27, 2023
    • YanOnTheRoadHK
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Must do experience
      Fly from Perth to Rottnest Island! 由珀斯飛往Rottnest島,我覺得這是must do體驗。由高空欣賞珀斯很美,由城市到大海,再看見Rottnest Island周圍的鑽藍海水、島上的翠綠叢林,還有不同顏色的鹽湖,景色變化豐富而且比想像中震撼!
      Written May 7, 2023
    • mick_collins55
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing views of Perth
      What an amazing experience, from check in to disembarking. Booked flight as Christmas present for my daughter during our stay in Perth. The views over Perth CBD, beaches, Cottesloe and Fremantle were amazing. Amazing, friendly staff both office based and our pilot who provided a running commentary. If you are going to do something different while in Perth do this.
      Written April 30, 2023
    • cathyhI2643RD
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Scenic Perth
      Amazing highlight to perth stay. Scenic flight over Perth on a sunny afternoon. Great views, good service. Highly recommended
      Written April 17, 2023
    • Eden54514
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Worthwhile experience
      Did the Perth scenic loop down to Fremantle from the river- the view of the coast is one I will never get tired of. Really easy to book and the people were super friendly. They made sure everyone had a window view by using the co-pilot seat. Great attention to safety and the water take off and landing is an interesting experience. Only issue is in the seabreeze their taxi time is really long, which means they can't run flights every half hour as scheduled- something they will hopefully manage to work with given the breezes are a near-permanent fixture in summertime. But they were very nice about the delays.
      Written February 12, 2023
    • Alex H
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Spectacular
      Absolutely spectacular experience. The family flew to Rottnest to celebrate a 70th birthday, it is a day we will never forget. We had to change the date and the staff were wonderful and couldn’t have been more helpful and the pilot James on the day and other staff were also fantastic. A must do for everyone to see Perth from the sky.
      Written February 12, 2023
    • faos0505
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Do it, really, do it!
      Fantastic service and great experience. Taking off from the Swan River was smooth and the views of the city were great. The views before landing in Rottnest were truly amazing. Highly recommend the experience
      Written January 28, 2023
    • graemer513
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A great way to visit Rottnest.
      Highly recommended door to door trip. Collected from Hotel and returned. Great views of Fremantle, Perth and Rottnest from the air. Interesting trip around the Island and great lunch.
      Written January 1, 2023
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    MrsKLC
    Melbourne, Australia51 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was such a great experience. Our flight over to Rottnest took about 12 minutes. The plane was full and space is tight but it was such a wonderful experience. Fun with fantastic views over the river, city and Rottnest. Taking off from the water was fun and the staff are wonderful. Dean explained everything before we got on the plane and was charming and delightful.

    On the way back there were only us and three others. Again fantastic views and a wonderfully quick way to leave the island after a long day of biking, walking and a long lunch!

    Our pilot, Liam was lovely and a very safe and smooth flyer! My husband sat up with him in the cockpit for the return flight and really enjoyed the experience.

    Highly recommend for a different experience to get to Rottnest.

    Also the weather wasn’t great for our trip to Rottnest but not too windy so we could still fly. It was totally worth skipping the long and bumpy ferry trip! Loved it.
    Written April 7, 2023
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    Thanks so much for the great review and for joining us! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed it and it's fantastic that you got out and about on the island even though the weather wasn't great! We hope to see you next time you visit Perth.
    Written April 12, 2023
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