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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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US$ 108.47*
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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Wildlife Cruise
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US$ 85.84*
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Rottnest Island Bike and Snorkel Tour from Perth or Fremantle
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US$ 112.37*
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Rottnest Island Snorkeling Cruise with Optional Guided Walking Tour and Lunch

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The ticket sales staff dont really want to do to much in case they get excited. Other than that the trip is fast and good . The crew are friendly and enthusiastic. Price is way... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
David T
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Perth, Australia
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Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank Travelflie
Ubud
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days 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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102 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Thank CarlTamworth
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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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank ann c
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been in Perth for just over a week now and did this yesterday, it was our favourite day yet! Rottnest express was efficient, comfortable, informative and easy to book! We took the Tuesday booking as it's half price and were not disappointed at all. The crew are friendly and helpful and it made getting to and from Rottnest easy... More 

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Thank MatildaElizabeth5
RottnestExpress, Customer Service at Rottnest Express, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for sharing your feedback. Our Telethon Tuesday deal is definitely a great price - glad you were able to take advantage of it, and hope you've enjoyed the rest of your stay in Perth! More 

Victoria, Australia
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48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was very nice with Rottnest express. well organised and helpful staffs. if you are travelling WA, this is must place to explore the island and its scenic views.

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Thank srishan75
RottnestExpress, Customer service at Rottnest Express, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your feedback; great to hear that you enjoyed beautiful Rottnest! More 

Perth, Australia
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ticket sales staff dont really want to do to much in case they get excited. Other than that the trip is fast and good . The crew are friendly and enthusiastic. Price is way to high.

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Thank David T
RottnestExpress, Customer Service at Rottnest Express, responded to this review

Hello David, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your trip to Rottnest. I trust you had a wonderful day on the island! Please feel free to contact us if you would like to find out about any promotions we have available, for another trip to Rottnest! Be sure to let the reservations staff know that... More 

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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the ferry to Rottnest Island, home of the famous Quokkas. It runs from Perth and Fremantle and takes about 45 minutes to reach the island. Be warned, the ride is fast and can be bumpy depending on the weather. If necessary, bags are handed out by staff and poor sailors would be well advised to sit at the... More 

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

Hello Sharon, Thanks for sharing those tips with other readers; I hope you had a lovely day out. More 

Bega, Australia
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't sure what to do but got very helpful advice from the booking counter at Perth. and did the "jet boat" Adventure when we reached the island. Staff were great right throughout. The boat going over is very comfortable. Toilets clean and a good size for a boat. Very surprised. Food ran out on the way over so get... More 

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Thank kaycee4
RottnestExpress, Customer Service at Rottnest Express, responded to this review

Hello, The Adventure tour IS a lot of fun - I'm glad you were persuaded to take it! Thank you for your feedback, and sharing your tips. More 

Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
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219 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew of the Rottnest Express was very professional and impressive. The vessels are top notch and very comfortable even if the ride was VERY rough on the way over to the island. I would highly suggest buying your ticket online and then you can avoid the que at the B-shed in Fremantle. I cannot comment on any of the... More 

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Thank luv2travel6482
RottnestExpress, Customer Service at Rottnest Express, responded to this review

Hello! Yes, it is easier to book online (it can get busy at all terminals when the ferries are due in), thank you for your suggestions. The boat ride can get turbulent at certain times of the year - luckily for us all it doesn't occur often. I hope you had a wonderful day out at Rottnest More 

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