Rottnest Island Tours
Rottnest Island Discovery Tour is the Island's popular coach tour and includes full commentary from a coach captain on many aspects of the Island's unique history, environment, heritage and wildlife, as well as up-to-date information on new developments and activities on Rottnest.
Wadjemup Lighthouse and the West End are two of the highlights of this popular tour.
The tour takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes and departs daily from the Main Bus Stop on Rottnest Island. Time: Tour departs daily from the bus stop in Thomson Bay at 11:15am, 1:40 and 1:50pm. Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Centre. Price:
Family (2 x 2): $72.00 Extra Child: $7.50
* Prices as of 1st July 2012
Oliver Hill Train and Tour
As part of the ongoing commitment to conserving the Island’s heritage, the Rottnest Island Authority is undertaking important conservation works to the nationally significant defence heritage sites at Oliver Hill. From the 17 June to 31 July 2013 the H1 Gun and Tunnels will be closed to Guides, Staff and Visitors. Where possible an alternative tour will be provided. For updated information on availability of tours to this historic site please call (08) 9372 9749.
Oliver Hill Guns and Tunnel Tour
As part of the ongoing commitment to conserving the Island’s heritage, the Rottnest Island Authority is undertaking important conservation works to the nationally significant defence heritage sites at Oliver Hill. From the 17 June to 31 July 2013 the H1 Gun and Tunnels will be closed to Guides, Staff and Visitors.
For updated information on availability of tours to this historic site please call (08) 9372 9749.
Wadjemup Lighthouse Tour
Take the Bayseeker or ride your bike to Wadjemup Hill and experience the breathtaking 360 degree views from Wadjemup Lighthouse, the crystal sapphire Indian Ocean waters frame a stunning picture of the Island. This is also a unique opportunity to discover what goes on within the walls of a real working lighthouse.
The Lighthouse tour will commence at 11am and then every half hour till the last tour at 2:30pm.
Please check with the Visitor Centre each day as Lighthouse Tours are subject to availability.
Visit the friendly Rottnest Voluntary Guides at the Salt Store for more information.
Price: Adult: $8.00 Concession: $6.00
Family (2 x 2): $16.00 Extra child: $2.00
* Prices as of 1st July 2012
Rottnest Adventure Tour
Prepare to discover a side of Rottnest Island that few get to see. Explore Rottnest Island’s remote and wonderful coastline, secluded bays and beaches and experience encounters with rarely seen wildlife. Join us on the Eco Express for a 90 minute journey to the island’s wild side. Our hi-speed boat will complete a full circumnavigation (weather permitting) of Rottnest Island, offering passengers an unforgettable, entertaining and informative experience.
The waters off Rottnest Island are teeming with wildlife, including the majestic Humpback Whales during September to November and closer to home watch the delightful antics of the New Zealand Fur Seal colony out at Cathedral Rocks. You will also be taken on a journey through the island’s rich history including Aboriginal, European, military and colonial and social heritage.
This is the ultimate natural Rottnest adventure, with adaptive real time commentary. Your guides are motivated and passionate about the island and we are privileged to be able to showcase this side of Rottnest.
Rottnest Adventures operates seasonally from September to June with daily tours operating in the morning and afternoon.
90 minute Adventure Tour
Expert commentary by an experienced guide
See animals in their natural habitat
Cruise pristine bays and secluded beaches
Shared on-board use of binoculars
During September to November the Eco Express will venture out to the Whale Watching zone to observe the migrating Humpback and Southern Right Whales
Season Commences: September 2013
Visit Rottnest Express for details.
Omakase - Fully Escorted Island Tour
Let our knowledgeable and experienced Japanese speaking guide help you discover Rottnest Island. Choose either a Discovery Coach Tour or a full Day Bike Hire and complete your experience with a delicious lunch before returning to the mainland.
Visit http://www.rottnestexpress.com.au/jp for current prices and more information. Contact Information
- Japanese Speaking Guide
- Rottnest Island Admission Fee
- Morning hotel transfers from most metropolitan hotels
- Swan River Cruise with commentary (from Perth only)
- Island Discovery Tour or Cycling