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Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours

Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Rottnest Island Roundtrip Fast Ferry from Hillarys Boat Harbour
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$83.83*
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Rottnest Island Fast Ferry from Hillarys Boat Harbour Including Bike Hire
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$141.56*
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Your Gateway to Perth's Island Playground... Rottnest, Western Australia's most beautiful island is just 19km off the coast of Perth, and a lightning fast ocean crossing away in air conditioned comfort on one of our high speed ferries. Departing Hillarys Boat Harbour daily, Rottnest Fast Ferries offers a variety of self-guided and all inclusive packages to help you create a memorable island experience. Bike and snorkel equipment available to hire prior to boarding, so you can set off to explore at your own pace as soon as you arrive at Rottnest Island! Coastal and Whale Watching cruises operate seasonally, showing off Perth's scenic Sunset Coast. Enjoy complimentary coach transfers from accommodation in Perth City, Crown, Northbridge and Scarborough, or take advantage of free parking in Hillarys Boat Harbour.
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Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great trip to Rottnest with ferry and bike hire. Bikes were a tad rusty and not in tip top condition but they did their job and got us round be island. The trip from Hillarys boatyard is is much longer than that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wedding anniversary run out for the day to Rotto and the ferry left on time and was fast and smooth. We were on the back in the outdoor area and watched as Perth slipped away. The return was just as good. Everything was on time...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the island for a day trip to the beach. After a short ferry ride we went for a quick cup of tea before heading to the beach. Quokkas are all around you and are very inquisitive animals, especially if they can smell food...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cost an arm and a leg to jump onboard . You really don't have much choice. Rotness Island however is wonderful and that's the only reason this boat gets business. The staff are friendly the boat itself is cumfy and class but unfortunately you will...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Ferry from Hillaries to Rottnest. 2nd visit to Rottnest - busier this time due to school holidays but still a good day out. Ferry over a bit choppy, take an anti emetic pill an hour before to prevent sea sickness. You have been duly forewarned!...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Hi Trickcyclist_12, Thank you for your review and great to hear that you enjoyed your second visit across to the Island. The Quokkas are always fascinating to see in their natural environment. There are an abundance of eating options on the Island all of high...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

The majority of staff we met with from booking ferry to boat to/from etc was awesome however when I called them to say my bike was stolen the very rude, very condescending girl on the phone ruined the experience. A focus on customer service and...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Hi Nicky A, Thank you for providing feedback. We are concerned that you did not enjoy your overall experience with us and are sorry that your bike was stolen. This is a rare instance for us as we do provide locks with our hire bikes....More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

One of the boat crew member just came from nowhere and took the cider I just opened as well as my father's beer in the boat saying it wasn't a BYO place.. I honestly didn't see any signs about this, and looked around in the...More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Hi Alban S, Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately as our Ferries are licensed under the Western Australian Liquor Licensing Act we must adhere to the rules that apply to this. One of these being that customers are not permitted to bring their own alcohol...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

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Chris L
March 12, 2018|
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Response from RottnestFF | Property representative |
Hi Chis L, Yes you sure can bring your own cycle on the ferry. This is a freight charge of $15 return per bike. Alternatively you can Hire a Bike for $30 per day. I hope this helps. The Team at Rottnest Fast Ferries
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MelanieMP
February 9, 2018|
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Response from sassy23956 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Melanie, To be honest Im not that good in a boat either. I think at that swell and wind knots it would be a bit rough. From Hillarys would probably be better than Freo. Its only 45 minutes on the boat. You are there... More
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helenw0ng
September 30, 2016|
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Response from RottnestFF | Property representative |
Hi helenw0ng, Thank you for your question. The ferry company that departs from Fremantle is separate to us - we only depart from Hillarys Boat Harbour (20 minutes north of Perth CBD) and have free parking available in the... More
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