Schools & Educational Travel

Rottnest Express is here to help!

As Rottnest Island’s largest ferry operator, safety is our primary focus: your students will be secure and happy when they’re travelling with Rottnest Express. Plus, our expert group specialists are here to help tailor your itinerary to best suit your students requirements and ensure your group have an excursion to remember.

We also offers all kinds of tours and educational activities for you and your students to experience – at the beach, on or under the waves, or travel cross-country via our island transport on foot, bike or bus.

Rottnest Express can also supply an expert educational guide – your exclusive Rottnest Express host, guiding your learning experience from start to finish.

Extended Stays

What better place for your next school camp than Rottnest Island! We understand that planning a school camp isn’t the easiest task, so we are here to help every step along the way. With discounted group fares on ferry transfer, tours, luggage transfers and parking, let our group specialists do the heavy lifting and assist you in planning your extended trip to Rottnest Island.


Bike & Snorkel Hire

What better way to explore the island than by bike, to help get those little legs pumping, we offer adult and kid-sized bikes, plus during those warmer months, we offer snorkelling kits. We also offer discounted rates if you want to bring your own bike.

Not only is this a great way to discover the beauty of the island, but it’s also a great opportunity to get the kids out and about and amongst the nature of Rottnest Island.

We have made things a little easier by providing your very own, printable bike trail map to assist with your school group bike route. Use the link below to download your copy today.

Adventure Boat Tour

Children aged 4 and over can experience our exciting Eco Express boat ride – a 90-minute educational tour of the island’s craggy coastline, with full commentary and wildlife, encounters aplenty including osprey, sea lions, dolphins and so much more.

Our adventure boat tour is certainly a hit with the kids, especially during our whale watching season (mid-September to mid-November) where you and your students have the opportunity to learn about the majestic Humpback Whales as they migrate off the coast of Rottnest Island.

Discover Rottnest Tour

This 90-minute, air-conditioned guided Discover bus tour takes in some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations, including Wadjemup Lighthouse and the rugged West End.

Our Discover Bus tour is hosted by our very own Rottnest Express knowledgable guides that can educate you and your school group on the rich history of Rottnest Island, all things quokkas and so much more as you soak up the views from our comfortable bus.

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