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Rottnest Island with Bike Hire from Perth or Fremantle

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Explore Rottnest Island on a full-day tour from Perth or Fremantle that takes care of all the details, including a high-speed ferry and bike rental to explore the car-free island. From Fremantle, start with a 25-minute high-speed ferry to Rottnest Island; departing from Perth includes a 1-hour cruise along Swan River to Fremantle, where the river meets the Indian Ocean. Upgrade to add lunch or snorkeling.
  • Explore car-free Rottnest Island by bike with optional snorkel tour or lunch
  • Depart from Perth by boat and high-speed ferry or Fremantle by high-speed ferry
  • Bike rental and helmet arranged ahead of time
  • No surprises with admission fee to Rottnest Island included
What to Expect
Depart from Fremantle via high-speed ferry, or depart from Perth for a 1-hour scenic cruise along the Swan River to Fremantle, followed by the high-speed ferry. Either way, enjoy the view from the water. Cross the Indian Ocean to Rottnest, where you receive your rental bike and safety equipment. With all the details arranged ahead of time, your job is to relax and enjoy the island. Bike the car-free island independently, exploring some of its 20 bays and 63 secluded beaches. Head for Bathurst or Wadjemup lighthouses, Pilot Boathouse, Rottnest Island Museum, or Lomas Cottage. As you ride, keep a lookout for seals at Cathedral Rocks or the island's native quokkas. If you upgraded to include food, stop at Karma Rottnest for lunch. If you upgraded to include snorkeling, enjoy the underwater view. You return either to Barrack Street Jetty in Perth or Shed B in Victoria Quay Fremantle.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Rottnest Express Barrack Street Jetty Elizabeth Quay Ferry Terminal, 2 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000, Australia
2: Rottnest Express B Shed Ferry Terminal Fremantle, 1 Peter Hughes Dr, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia
3: Rottnest Express North Port Rous Head Ferry Terminal, 1 Emma Place, Rous Head Rd, North Fremantle WA 6159, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel transfers are subject to availability and must be booked 24 - 48 hours prior to travel otherwise are not guaranteed. Please contact Rottnest Express directly to confirm your hotel pick up time.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Return ferry to Rottnest Island from Perth or Fremantle
  • Bicycle hire, helmet and security lock
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - The Basin
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Guide
  • Snorkel set hire at $20 per set
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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
  • Children aged between 4-12 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under 4 years old travel free. Child seats and trailers are available
  • Bike helmets must be worn while cycling on the island; failure to do so could result in a fine.
  • 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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A wonderful way to spend a day when visiting Perth. We caught the Rottnest Express from Perth. It takes 1.5hrs to get to the island but the commentary as you travel along the Swan River was interesting and made the time go quickly. We did the long 22km bike ride around the
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We opted for the combined ferry and bike hire package from Fremantle which worked really well. We cycled to Geordie Bay where we had a picnic lunch on the beach and met some quokkas. We returned via Bathurst lighthouse (great sea views!) and had a beer at Frankie’s which is the
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The perfect way to explore the island. But don't be fooled - it's not all flat and a little fitness is needed if you want to do all the island, but there is always the option to do less which would still be plenty. Great way to explore at your pace. Remember sunscreen. If
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Beautiful Island. We opted for the hop on hop off bus so we were able to stop and enjoy each location. Great value and worked for us. And yes there were Quokkas....some people obviously chose to ignore the multiple signs of no feeding or touching to my dismay I even observed
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Easy booking through trip advisor, smooth ferry ride over but I would definitely get the ferry from Fremantle instead of Perth next time saving 1 hr of slow cruising before you hit open waters. The bikes were well maintained and easy to ride even for novices but can be hilly at
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
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