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Address: Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 1300 467 688
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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$108.89*
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Wildlife Cruise
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$86.17*
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Rottnest Island Bike and Snorkel Tour from Perth or Fremantle
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$112.81*
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Rottnest Island Snorkeling Cruise with Optional Guided Walking Tour and Lunch

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Great day out

It's a full day but well worth it. Intersting cruise up the river and then a burst from freemantle to rottnest. Rottnest was beautiful, we rode bikes round part of the island to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Mike L
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Cobram, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thinking that we wouldn't be able to see much because of mobility problems. Couldn't have been more wrong. We went on the jet boat adventure trip. Well worth the money when get to travel around the island and see all the wildlife close up. Fantastic

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Thank Roslyn B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a full day but well worth it. Intersting cruise up the river and then a burst from freemantle to rottnest. Rottnest was beautiful, we rode bikes round part of the island to stunning beaches where the water was warm and clear . Loved it .

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Thank Mike L
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Caught the Rottnest Express from B shed on cheap Tuesday. Great price $39 return for seniors....staff were friendly and not short on humour....it was quite a rough trip..but they managed to make people feel at ease...would recommend this Co.

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spokane, wa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great day on Rottnest. Would definitely recommend doing the adventure tour as you get a great overview of the island. Very exhilarating and great for all ages. Don't go if you have back problems or are susceptible to motion sickness.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our transport to Rottnest Island. The view was very nice, we even saw dolphins on the way out. Our Rottnest Express "guide" made the trip out to Rottnest Island fun and educational. Rottnest Express was efficient, comfortable and you could bring your own bikes or hire them.

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Ubud
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fast easy to deal with and reservations centre were very accommodating when I needed to speak to them.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had the misfortune to talk to customer service reps / managers at RE. First to change my booking and second to retrieve my baggage that was delivered to wrong port. Both experiences were what you would expect from a company that does not value customer service. Instead of accepting the fault for incorrect delivery, they either kept blaming a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Rottnest Island with my partner on Valentine's Day, using the Rottnest Express and the add-on Discover Rottnest tour. Our guide for all of the journey and tour was Guy. He was great, provided very informative commentary along the route whilst also keeping it entertaining. He did a great job and we both went away feeling really happy. Thank you... More 

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RottnestExpress, Customer Service at Rottnest Express, responded to this review

Hello Carl, It's great to hear you and your partner enjoyed your Valentine's trip to Rottnest! We will pass your feedback on to Guy; he certainly is very entertaining! Thanks for your time. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst an enjoyable ride to Rottnest, the bike/snorkel gear we hired never made it to the island. A refund was eventually offered (upon return to north freo and some pressing), with the bikes/snorkels requiring an additional hour of our time to organise on the island, a service we thought we had paid for with the initial booking. For a ferry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fast transport. Easily accessible from two ports on Swan River. Comfortable. Can take bicycle and or hire bicycles on board.

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