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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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Tour Only from Fremantle 09:30Most Popular
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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Tour with Lunch from Fremantle 09:30
Rottnest Island tour with lunch at Karma Rottnest. Departs B Shed, Victoria Quay, Fremantle at 9:15am. Concludes in Fremantle at 5pm
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Tour Only from Perth 08:45
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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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 (91)
1 - 5 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
A great day out

We chose to take the ferry from Fremantle even though we were staying in Perth, as it worked out cheaper to take an Uber from our hotel to Fremantle for the 4 of us, plus it cut down the time on the ferry for a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sallygK2969YO
Reviewed December 6, 2018
A great day with loads to do.

We travelled from Perth . This takes longer than getting a service direct from Fremantle but was a lot less hassle for where we were staying. The journey across to Rottnest was pretty quick and efficient. On the island we did the guided bus tour....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ADocUk
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Day

We caught the Rottnest Express from Perth which was well appointed and well laid out with a small snack bar aboard. On arrival on Rottnest Island we had 40 minutes before our tour started so grabbed a coffee before heading over to our air conditioned...More

Thank SallyP30468
Reviewed November 12, 2018
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

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank TwoWallies
Reviewed October 12, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Bruce D
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December 4, 2018|
Response from Helenjoy77 | Reviewed this property |
Check their website. I think there were a couple of departure times. We checked it out the day before. Enjoy. It’s a great experience.