The Rottnest Island Authority in conjunction with Rottnest Express have introduced a luggage procedure for your onward and return journey that is designed to improve and simplify the accuracy and efficiency of luggage delivery. Rottnest Express is responsible for the water transport component of the delivery of your goods, with the Rottnest Island Authority being responsible for the delivery and collection for return of your goods on the Island.
Checked baggage is loaded in to a luggage crate and then stowed in the vessel hold or deck for the crossing to and from Rottnest Island. All contents of your checked baggage need to be packed securely and must be packaged appropriately to prevent damage occurring from other items of luggage whilst stowed in the luggage crate and during the delivery & collection on Rottnest Island. We will always take the utmost care with your belongings, but as we cannot inspect the condition or the method of packing by the ticket holder we do not accept any liability for damage to any items that are damaged during transit due to not being packaged in an appropriate suitcase or bag.
Please be aware that to comply with health and safety regulations size and weight restrictions apply to your luggage:
• Weight limit of 22 kilograms per checked luggage
• Each cardboard box – maximum 10 kilograms
• Each luggage item must not exceed 800mm x 500mm x 400mm in dimension
To guarantee delivery of your luggage please ensure all luggage complies with the following:
Due to the limitations of loading bicycles on board the vessel, only bicycles that are within the specifications listed can be loaded and are loaded subject to availability.
Height – No higher than 1.3 metres
Length – No longer than 1.8 metres
Width – Total width of the bike must be no wider than 45cm
Weight – No heavier than 22kg
|Item||Fee per item|
|Own Bike or Trailer||$15.00|
|Bike & Surfboard Combo||$20.00|
|Stand Up Paddleboard||$20.00|
|Mobility Scooter or Gopher||$0.00|
Please note that mobility scooters cannot be taken inside the vessel and will be loaded on to the vessel in a designated crate. The crew will be on hand to assist with embarkation and disembarkation at the departure location on the day of travel.
The items listed above, as well as the following cannot be delivered and must be collected from the vessel upon disembarkation:
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There are significant road interruptions in and around the B shed area at present – please consider Northport as a departure option or refer to our parking page for more info.