Welcome to Rottnest Island

Rottnest Express sets sail from three handy locations in Fremantle and central Perth. Each departure point has different advantages – it’s easy to select one to suit your needs.

Why travel with Rottnest Express?

  1. More departures, more often
  2. Swan River cruise with guided commentary (departing Perth)
  3. More than just a ferry service – We offer bike hire, bus tours, adventure tours, and other products.
  4. 60 years reliable service – No one knows Rotto like us!
  5. Most experienced and trusted ferry operator
REX Adventure Boat Eco-boat Tour host explaining to guests

Experience all that Rottnest Island has to offer

Book a package deal including transport, tour the highlights of the island, explore by bike, snorkel under the waves or just unwind in your beachside accommodation: Rottnest Island can be as energetic or relaxed as you need it to be.

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Rottnest Express B Shed Terminal
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4.3
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What a fun ride on a fast ferry. Friendly staff. Don't miss a great day on Rottnest Island.
この場所ではない!100メートル離れている。どうやら、今は工事期間らしく仮の場所は、ここから離れている。また新しくなるらしい。シーリンクも同じ。
Response from the owner: Hi, thank you for your review.
Smooth journey to the island. Parking can be done at Wilson Parking - Victoria Quay - All Day Parking for about $12.
Response from the owner: Hi Esther, thank you for your review and feedback!
很快
Response from the owner: Hi Lawrence, thank you for your 5-star review!
Response from the owner: Hi Katie, thank you for your 5-star review!
Buy tickets online before planned travel day - the tickets are very popular, and sold out fast.
Response from the owner: Hi Rulo, Thank you for your 5-star review and glowing feedback. Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Ferry ride was smooth. Onboarding and offboarding was efficient. However, there was no information about parking among the online information documents sent to me via email. As we are unfamiliar with the terminal, it would be nice to have handy info where to park best for the day. Luckily there is Wilson Parking available in front of shed C (zone 3), where one could park for the whole day. The nearby car parks only allow 3hrs. I had to go around in circles and finally had to actually get off the car and ask someone where I could park. Overall, travel experience was great.
Response from the owner: Hi YM, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We have parking information available on our website for all 3 terminals to assist guests in planning their travel on the day, please let us know if you found that this information was not clear or easily accessible and we will look into what we can do. Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Response from the owner: Hi Brendan, thank you for your 5-star review!
停車可以停在Wilson Parking - Victoria Quay - All Day Parking (Mon-Thurs only) & Short Term Parking, Fremantle WA Car Park,一整天的時間停路邊停車都不夠用
Response from the owner: Thank you for your 5-star review!
Quick service to island.
Response from the owner: Hi Barbara, thank you for your glowing review!
Response from the owner: Hi Breno, thank you for your 5-star review!
Laurine gave us all the information for me and my friend ! She was very lovely and professional ! She gave us good recommendations and told us the area to visit in the island ! 10/10 amazing service !!
Response from the owner: Hi Driss,Thank you for the fabulous feedback on our team member Laurine! We appreciate you choosing to travel with us and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Response from the owner: Hi Domenic, thank you for your 5-star review!
Rottnest Express Ferry provides a seamless and efficient service for travelers looking to explore the stunning Rottnest Island. The service is notably on-time, ensuring both departures and arrivals are punctual, which is a major advantage for those with tight schedules.Departure options are convenient, with ferries leaving from two locations: Perth and Fremantle. This flexibility allows travelers to choose the most suitable starting point based on their location.When it comes to ticket options, Rottnest Express offers three types: Single Ticket, Return Ticket, and Day Package. The pricing is clear and varied, catering to different needs:- The Single Ticket from Rottnest to Fremantle for adults is AUD 39.- The Single Ticket from Perth to Rottnest for adults is AUD 61.Keep in mind that these prices do not include the Rottnest Admission Fee for adults, which is AUD 40, and there is a credit card surcharge of around AUD 5.Additionally, there are several useful add-ons available. You can rent a bike, or if you bring your own, there is a small charge. There are also fantastic experiences such as the Discovery Bus Tour, which is a 90-minute guided tour with photo stops, and the Adventure Rottnest Thrill Ride, a 45-minute fast boat ride offering unique views of the rugged Rottnest coastline from the water. This includes return ferry transfers from Barrack Street, Perth.These additional experiences can be chosen initially as part of a Day Package, or added on afterwards when selecting a One Way or Return ticket. It's highly convenient and allows for a tailored experience based on your interests.If you opt for the Bus Discovery add-on, Rottnest Express will inform you of the bus departure location. It's worth noting that this specific location isn't yet listed on Google Maps, but it is not far from the main Google Maps point for "Rottnest Island."
Response from the owner: Hi, thank you very much for your in-depth review!
Easy to spot, remember to redeem your klook vouchers at the kiosk near shed c before queuing.
Response from the owner: Hi Ven, thank you for your 5-star review!
漂亮海洋,蓝天白云。
Response from the owner: Hi Tan, thank you for your 5-star review!
Response from the owner: Hi James, thank you for your 5-star review!
Response from the owner: Hi Lynda, thank you for your 5-star review!
Response from the owner: Hi Keels, thank you for your 5-star review!
Great way to get to Rottnest island lovely people plenty of room and easy to hire bikes for travel
Response from the owner: Hi Shawn, Thank you for your glowing feedback! Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Easy to go to destination 😌 Loved the amount of parking & the price for day parking was reasonable 👌 1st time experience, Followed instructions given, Information doc available & beautiful hospitality 😇
Response from the owner: Hi Dellas, Thank you for your glowing 5-star review and wonderful feedback - we are so pleased to hear you had such an enjoyable first time to Rottnest! Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Response from the owner: Hi Aliisa, thank you for your 5-star review!
Not cheap for the tickets. On time departure. Do be there early, the ferry was so full, there were limited available seats . The staff were kind and came to help people find seats.We were there at 4pm for the 430pm departure and the whole ferry was already full!
Response from the owner: Hi CO, thank you for your review and for choosing to travel with us!
Temporary shed whilst doing renovations. Quick and efficient
Response from the owner: Hi Jo, thank you for your review!
Response from the owner: Hi Neil, thank you for your 5-star review!
Service overall was very good. The one missing star is because the bikes aren't up to scratch and probably needs to be upgraded, it's a struggle going around the Island with them.
Response from the owner: Hi Zia, Thank you for your review and valuable feedback. Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Great
Response from the owner: Hi Ken, thank you for your 5-star review!
A very good day for a party of 4 with only negatives being 1 bike had gear issues & the 4.30 ferry home was very full & seating was cramped with groups having to separate to get seats.We went over on 7.30 from Freo & smooth loading & trip arriving on time. Our rented bikes were available- sadly 1 bikes gears were poor. Otherwise all good.The 4.30 ferry was a 3 deck boat stopping Freo enroute to Perth. It was packed & for some uncomfortable. Would pay to get on asap & not leave it to 4.25.Trip home was smooth. Both ferries had snack bar/bar working on board serving an array of snacks, & hot & cold drinks.Guests were able to retake their own bikes to island. The stop in Freo is very central, easy to get to, with parking available.The Island is great.
Response from the owner: Hi Peter, Thank you for your valuable feedback and for choosing to travel with Rottnest Express. Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Comfortable ferry with amenities ⛴️
Response from the owner: Hi Joss, thank you for your glowing review!
Easy and no fuss service. They also let us on the earlier departure when we finished at Rottnest Island a touch earlier than planned.
Response from the owner: Hi Reni, Thank you for your glowing feedback and for choosing to travel with Rottnest Express. Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Response from the owner: Hi W, thank you for your review.
The ferry ride was fine but I'm peed off. I have an Ebike but was told I couldn't take it on the ferry as it has an integrated battery. Due to safety regulations I was told ebikes are not allowed unless the battery is removed. However, waiting to board today 2 people came off the ferry with ebikes with batteries in place wrapped in cling film. Seems you get nothing for doing the right thing.
Response from the owner: Hi Pamela, Thank you for your valuable feedback. Unfortunately, it is policy due to safety regulations that the batteries from e-bikes must be removed for transport to the island. This policy is standard for all guests on Rottnest Express services however other companies may have different policies than ours. We do apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience this may have caused. Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Response from the owner: Thank you for your review!
Excellent service, our ferry was completely full and we left and arrived on time. Cheaper tickets than sealink on our return. Good seating options, feels a bit smaller than the sealink ferry but works well. Only 30 minutes between Rottnest island and Fremantle so just enough time to sit down and relax for a little bit. Toilets are available on board. You can bring your bicycle too if you want.
Response from the owner: Hi Robin, Thank you for your kind review and valuable feedback. We appreciate you choosing to travel with Rottnest Express and hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Response from the owner: Hi Lukas, thank you for your review.
Response from the owner: Hi LJ, thank you for your 5-star review!
Affordable prices and great reliable service. Always clean and staff are great with luggage transfers.
Response from the owner: Hi Luke, Thank you for your glowing review and feedback! Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Pretty good, just disgustingly expensive for what they offer.
Response from the owner: Hi H, thank you for your review.
All day parking at C shed Wilson parking for ferry to Rottnest island. Spotted quokas behind and in Rottnest bakery, near bus stop 3 Henrietta rocks, bus stop 5 Parker point, bus stop 11 West End.
Response from the owner: Hi SY, Thank you for your review and for choosing to travel with us - we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day! Kind Regards, The Rottnest Express Sales Team
Response from the owner: Hi Toral, thanks for your 5-star review!
Merely observed
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Response from the owner: Hi Dixita, thank you for your 5-star review!
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Response from the owner: Hi Jigar, thank you for your 5-star review!
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Rottnest Express B Shed Terminal
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