Rottnest Island Ferries

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Rottnest Island is located 11 miles off the Western Australian Coast. The locals often call the island just "Rotto", or "Rottnest". Before becoming a mainly devoted to recreational use, from the early 20th century, the island housed an Aboriginal prison, a boys reformatory and an Internment camp in both World War I and World War II.

At Rottnest Island, among other things, you'll be able to enjoy walking tours, bikes rides or coach tours. The snorkelling is also breath-taking.

Rottnest Express offers a convenient ferry service from Perth and Fremantle to the terminal in Rottnest Island. Below, you can find all the Rottnest Island ferry timetables, journey times as well as our best prices.

Rottnest Island Routes

  • Barrack St to Rottnest Island / Rottnest Island to Barrack St
    Rottnest Express Ferries operates ferry crossings on the route Barrack St - Rottnest Island
    6 crossings weekly
    1 hr 30 min
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  • B Shed to Rottnest Island / Rottnest Island to B Shed
    Rottnest Express Ferries operates ferry crossings on the route B Shed - Rottnest Island
    8 crossings daily
    30 min
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  • Northport to Rottnest Island / Rottnest Island to Northport
    Rottnest Express Ferries operates ferry crossings on the route Northport - Rottnest Island
    3 crossings daily
    30 min
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Ferries to and from Rottnest Island

Rottnest Express Ferries is one of the Australia's favourite passenger ferry. All their ferries will make your journey enjoyable.

On board of a Rottnest Express ferry you'll enjoy wonderfull views.

The Rottnest Island Admission Fees to access to Rottnest Island are included in the ticket price. Rottnest Express only takes foot passengers.

The Rottnest Island Ferry Terminal is located at the end of Henderson Avenue.

Rottnest Island port facilities

The Rottnest Island terminal, located at the end of Hendersons Avenue, is a little harbour. To explore the island the main transport method are the bikes, which can be hired, but you could also do it by air-conditioned coach. Go to the visitor centre if you need to book any tours.


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About Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island, known as Wadjemup to the local Noongar people and otherwise colloquially known as Rotto is an island stretching a mere 19 square kilometres and lies off the coast of Western Australia. Rottnest Island is probably best known for its population of quokkas, a small native marsupial found in very few other locations. Rottnest Island is a very popular location for holiday makers and is very accessible with crossings to the mainland (Perth and Fremantle) make this a great place to visit.

Rottnest Island Map

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