Rottnest Island – Discover Rottnest Tour
WA’s most beautiful island is just 19 kilometres off Perth’s coastline. Explore the beauty and tranquility of Rottnest as you relax in the comfort of an air conditioned coach.
Tour Code: REX-DR3F, RFF-DIS, REX-DR3P (depending on departure point)
Time is dependant on departure point
Coach & Cruise
- Tour Highlights
WA’s most beautiful island believed to have been separated from the mainland approximately 7,000 years ago is made up of six major habitats – coastal, salt lakes, brackish swamps, woodlands, heath and settled areas. Visit this iconic destination and be amazed by the breath-taking scenery and attractions.
The Rottnest Island Quokkas are world renowned as the happiest animal on Earth, standing at just 12 inches tall these adorable animals are truly an icon of the island and will be sure to put a smile on your dial!
The island is surrounded by stunning limestone coral reefs believed to have grown approximately 100,000 years ago. Whilst on the island be sure to explore these beautiful reefs fed by the warm Leeuwin current and discover the many species of marine life that call this area home.
When on the island, a must do activity is to explore the many salt lakes that occupy approximately 10 per cent of the area. Notable ones include Lake Baghdad, Lake Vincent, Herschel Lake, Garden Lake, Government House Lake and Serpentine Lake. These lakes are permanent and are always accessible all year around, other notable lakes that may dry up throughout the summer period include Pink Lake, Lake Sirius, Lake Negri and the twin Pearse Lakes.
An iconic landmark of Rottnest Island is the Bathurst Lighthouse located on the coastline in Bathurst. This lighthouse is closed to visitors however, is the perfect place to capture breath-taking sunsets and picturesque views.
Wadjemup Walking Trail
A stunning 50 kilometre walking trail made up of five unique sections each celebrating a significant landmark or area of the island. This trail is designed to enhance your Rottnest Island experience and show case the best parts and areas of this beautiful destination.
Rottnest is WA’s most beautiful island just 19 kilometres off Perth’s coastline, with three points of departure easily accessible on quality, high speed ferries. Departures from Perth, Fremantle and Hillarys.
The island, 11 kilometres long and 4.5 kilometres at its widest point, is an A-Class reserve enjoying a semi-arid Mediterranean-style climate with stunning coral reefs, crystal clear waters and unique wildlife.
Explore the beauty and tranquillity of Rottnest as you relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. This 90-minute circumnavigation of the island takes you out to some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations and provides you with a complete interpretation of the island via a passionate and knowledgeable crew. This coach-based tour gives you a great introduction to the island, a sit down buffet lunch and then some free time. This tour will provide you with an insight into Rottnest’s cultural and historical heritage, diverse wildlife and fauna and social heritage. You will be able to see and experience Rottnest Island’s Salt Lakes, Wadjemup Walking Trail and many other iconic landmarks.
You will also have a chance to step outside and have a stroll along the boardwalk at the majestic look-out point at West End, before enjoying a buffet lunch and some free time. For a more comprehensive tour why not consider the Grand Island Tour package?
Complimentary courtesy coach transfers from selected Perth CBD accommodation to Barrack Street Jetty (Perth departure) or Hillarys Boat Harbour (Hillarys departure) available on request. Please enquire on booking. Order of itinerary subject to change depending on the availability of tour components.
There is no accommodation on this tour.
Below prices are valid until 31 March 2020:
Depart ex Fremantle (REX-DR3F)
- Adult $153
- Concession $143
- Child $75.25
Depart ex Hillarys (RFF-DBT)
- Adult $191
- Concession $177
- Child $121
Depart ex Perth (REX-DR3P)
- Adult $187
- Concession $177
- Child $92.25
PLEASE NOTE: All bookings will be pending confirmation as this is a Third Party Product. Reconfirmation of availability will be provided within 24hrs of booking.
Hillarys Boat Harbour departure operated by Rottnest Fast Ferries; Perth and Fremantle departures operated by Rottnest Express. Prices subject to change due to government landing fee and operator price increases. Please advise of any dietary requirements. PLEASE NOTE: All bookings will be pending confirmation as this is a Third Party Product. Reconfirmation of availability will be provided within 24hrs of booking.