Discover Bus Tour

Discover Bus Tour From $55 PP
Two people getting off bus on REX Discover Rottnest Bus Tour

Bus tour

Our fully air-conditioned bus – one of the few vehicles permitted on Rottnest Island is a perfectly comfortable way to experience the beauty of this rugged isle.
This 90-minute tour visits the island’s most spectacular locations, with insightful commentary from your tour guide shining a light on Rotto’s unique flora, fauna, history and culture.
The bus tour makes one stop at Cape Vlamingh, also known as the West End – where passengers can hop off, take a short walk and soak up the views, you might even meet a quokka or two along the way.

Whales can often be seen from here in season and wildlife such as Bottlenose Dolphins, Ospreys and other birds are frequent visitors to this spectacular part of the island.
The tour continues along the northern coastline passing the famous salt lakes near the end of our journey to Discover Rottnest.

Free Self-Guided Tour App available now

We have recently launched a new multi‐lingual mobile app to complement the twice‐daily 90‐minute Discovery Bus Tour operated by Rottnest Express and is now available in Japanese and Mandarin (simplified Chinese). This app is free to download and we recommend downloading prior to commencing the tour.

How do I download the app?

  1. Search Rottnest Express in the Apple store or Google Play store on your Android or iPhone
  2. Or download the Rottnest Express App by using the links below!
  3. Once the app has completed downloading, open the app to select your preferred language
  4. Download your preferred tour and ensure you enable location monitoring and show location alerts
  5. Take your seat on the bus, plug in your headphones and press “start tour” as soon as the tour commences
  6. The app is geo-triggered to each location on the island so you can sit back, relax as you learn about the beautiful Rottnest Island

Please note our Discover Rottnest Bus Tour is also fully commentated in English by one of our knowledgeable tour guides. If you are downloading the app, please remember to bring a pair of headphones that are required on the bus if you’re using the app.

Departs daily at 11:20am & 1:50pm
Departure Locations
Main Bus Stop, Rottnest Island
90 minutes
Fare Includes
90-minute Island Bus Tour

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