Tour ID: 10062377
In under half an hours cruise from Fremantle you will arrive on Rottnest Island with a full day to explore the island. Catch up with the local wild life, quokkas, seals and sea lions as well as a variety of birds. Or spend your day in and under the water. make sure you pop into the visitors centre when you arrive and pick up the island guide.
Board our comfortable ferry from Fremantle to Rottnest Island for a day of island life. Once you arrive, feel free to explore at your own pace, uncovering the history and stories of the island along the way.
Famous for its colony of cute and furry quokkas, the island also boasts an interesting history which can be seen in the displays and monuments of the main settlement of Thompson's Bay. Wander the paths at your speed, or join the free Introductory Walking Tour which is run daily at 2pm at the 'Meeting Post' near the foot of the jetty.
Visit the Information Centre for maps and guides to the island and you can then set out to explore the rest of the island such as the bays and beaches that abound on the shoreline. You can hire snorkel equipment for the day (add-on in booking form) and explore the underwater world around the shoreline too. tory of the island,
As Rottnest Island operates on peddle-power, there are no cars on the island, all transport is either by bus or bicycle. If you would like to include bike hire in your booking, please see the alternative tour here. You might choose instead to take advantage of the public transport buses that run loops around the island for a small fee - very handy to get around.
Quokkas may be the cute animal of choice for most people on Rottnest, but there are also colonies of seals and sea lions that call the island home. During the whale migratory season (Sept to Nov) you may be lucky to catch these majestic animals as they pass by close to shore.
Once you've had your fill of island life, head back to the Jetty to board your ferry back to Fremantle, where you'll arrive around 5.45pm to end your day, or be bused back to your accommodation.
• Same day return ferry
• Compulsory Rottnest Island Admission fee
Why not add-on snorkel hire, or a delicious lunch at Karma Resort restaurant? Simply add to your booking in the booking form.
9:30 AM Daily
Ferry arrives back at Fremantle at approx 5.45pm
Return transfers from selected Fremantle hotels are available.
Alternatively, make your own way to B Shed, Victoria Quay, Fremantle - located just a 2 minute walk behind Fremantle Train Station for your convenience.
Complimentary Hotel Transfers are available on the 9.30am service from B-Shedt and the 4.30pm return service from Rottnest Island. Please see here for a list of tentative pick up locations. Transfer MUST be pre-booked. Please ensure that you advise your hotel in the booking form so that pick up can be arranged.
Please note some timetable variations do occur throughout the year. Please ensure that you reconfirm with the tour operator as per the instructions in your booking documentation to ensure that you have the correct departure times.
Water (no fresh water is available outside of the main settlement area), camera and sense of adventure!
Child price applies to children from 4 - 12 years.
Pensioner price is available to holders of an Australian Health Care Card, Australian Pension Card, or Australian Seniors Card.
Whilst every effort is made to book you on the ferry departures stated in this information, due to seasonal changes and peak periods, the confirmed ferry services may be slightly different.
Snorkelling Equipment Hire
Adults: $20.00 | Children: $20.00 | Family: $20.00 | Pensioners: $20.00
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