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Address: 1 Emma Place | Rous Head, Fremantle, Western Australia 6959, 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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$105.53*
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Wildlife Cruise
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$83.51*
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Rottnest Island Bike and Snorkel Tour from Perth or Fremantle
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$102.49*
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle

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Busy ride with Leavers

Had a great day on Rottnest, worried as thousands of Leavers (Schoolies)were on board, but the staff got everyoune on board and safely there and back. Maybe choose a differnent... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bumsteer55
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely place to relax so many cyclable road and track on this beautiful Island many bus to do tous and the experience with lovely Quokkas so friendly and so cutes.the light house and the surrounding sea with these beats full colours a real Paradise.

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Thank Micheal G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booking this was a bit difficult as the other reviewers said. Book early as popular times fill up. Don't try to save money by booking bikes from another mainland company... It's not cheaper and the convenience is nice to just pick them up as you get in and off the ferry. They were simple but did the job. We did... More 

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Thank Alison H
Kyabram, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I decided to spend the day at Rottnest and what a day it was. We took the bikes around the 21km bike track and saw plenty.

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Thank Lukie_Jawgz
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely day out. The Discovery Tour was well worth doing - the guide was extremely knowledgeable and it was a good way to see as much as possible in the time. Originally booked for a later return due to availability which would have necessitated making our own way back to our accommodation. On check in, this was changed as... More 

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Thank Sue1951
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Easy and effortless online booking process, ruined by the eTicket needing to be redeemed at the ferry terminal and paper ones printed. No mention of this in online process. At this time we also got rescheduled to a later return boat, due to our original one being overbooked. Annoying way to start the trip. Helpful crew and comfortable boat.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a great day on Rottnest, worried as thousands of Leavers (Schoolies)were on board, but the staff got everyoune on board and safely there and back. Maybe choose a differnent day next time.

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Thank Bumsteer55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little service to Rottnest island, basically does what it says, fast efficient service.

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Thank 666bt
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled as a family - the ferry ride was fine even on a really choppy day, and we saw humpback whales which was great. We chose the bike hire package as we wanted to explore the island with the kids, but the bikes are really old and basic and the gears on mine completely clapped out, which gave me... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Rottnest Island via the Rottnest Express - it takes around 25mins from Fremantle and there are numerous ticket options - boat only, boat and bike, boat, bike and snorkel etc. Comfortable seats, friendly staff.

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Thank Davowhytee
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ferry to Rottnest was efficient & clean. We were delayed departing Fremantle due to ticket office backlog but both trips were great. You can also change your return time two hours prior to departure, so if you want to stay longer at Rottnest you can.

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