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Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Adventure Speed Boat Ride

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Rottnest Island, with its idyllic beaches and diverse marine life, sits just off the coast of Perth. This tour lets you take in all the highlights and enjoy free time on the island, with round-trip transportation by ferry from Perth or Fremantle, and a wildlife-spotting cruise by speedboat. Upgrade to include optional extras such as bike rental or a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Cruise in comfort out to Rottnest Island from Perth or Fremantle
  • Look for dolphins, fur seals, and sea birds on a speedboat wildlife cruise
  • Customize your tour: optional bike rental or lunch at Karma Rottnest
  • Plenty of free time to swim, snorkel, or sightsee on the island
What to Expect
Make your own way to the departure point at either Barrack Street Jetty in Perth or Victoria Quay in Fremantle to board your ferry. If you’re leaving from Perth, set sail along the Swan River and admire the views as you cruise past Millionaire’s Row. After stopping at Fremantle to pick up additional passengers, continue out across the Indian Ocean to Rottnest Island. On arrival, transfer to a speedboat for a cruise around the island—the ideal introduction to Rottnest. As you explore the island’s sandy beaches and bays, look out for wildlife such as dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, and a number of different sea birds. Back on the island, enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. Hire a bike to cycle around the island’s historic landmarks, stop to swim and snorkel at the island’s beautiful beaches, or set out on a bush walk in search of native quokkas. You could also upgrade to include a delicious lunch at Karma Rottnest. After a full day discovering the island, return to the port for your return ferry. Your tour ends back in Perth or Fremantle.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Barrack Street Jetty, Perth WA 6000, Australia
2: Rottnest Express B Shed Ferry Terminal Fremantle, 1 Peter Hughes Dr, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia
3: North Fremantle (Northport), North Fremantle WA 6159, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • 90-minute high-speed wildlife cruise
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Rottnest Island Authority fee
  • Bicycle and helmet rental
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • By law, bicycle helmets must be worn when cycling, failure to do so can result in a fine
  • Seasonal tour operate mid September to April
  • Not suitable for children under 4 years old, expectant mothers, passengers with a pre-existing back injury or passengers confined to a wheelchair
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Guy and Grace were amazing hosts and took us all the way around, got to see all the sights, very informative information and thrilling high speeds!
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We spent an amazing time on the speed boat tour. Guy and Des were amazing skippers. We learnt a lot about the island plus spent some qualitiy fun time. A good mix of speed, wild life and interesting facts about this wonderful island. Don't hesitate, go for it !
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What a great day trip. Ferry to Rottnest Island, hop on hop off bus, lunch at karma restaurant then speed boat tour of island. Speedboat tour allows to to see sights you would never see otherwise. Great experience and highly recommended.
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We had so much fun!! Thrilled ride on a boat and great guides with huge sense of humour and love for animals!!! They went up and beyond to find whales and to make our ride fun and safe! Highly recommend them if you are planning your trip to Rottnest island!! Rey well spent
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Response from RottnestExpress, Customer Service at Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Adventure Speed Boat Ride
Responded 4 days ago
Hi Svetik2171, Thank you for your response. It's great to hear you loved your experience on our Adventure Boat Whale Watching tour. Our guides will be so happy to hear you enjoyed their jokes, and they were able to provide you with a memorable day on Rottnest Island. Hopefully you will be able to come back next Whale season for yet another fabulous day on the island. Kind Regards, Lydia
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Today we did the adventure tour. We were not sure what to expect, but if we had expectations it was even better! We saw whales, dolphins & seals! The tour guides were really nice and funny. Interesting facts and just a great overall experience. We had the BEST time & would go
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Response from RottnestExpress, Customer Service at Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle including Adventure Speed Boat Ride
Responded 1 week ago
Hi TheAdventuresofMiSa, Thank you for your response. Its great to hear you had such an amazing time on board your Adventure Boat Whale Watching tour. We certainly look forward to welcoming you on our tours again. Kind Regards, Lydia
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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