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Rottnest Island

By Ferry

Getting to Rottnest Island in Western Australia (WA) is easy, with various transport options close to the State’s capital, Perth; you can take a ferry, plane or your own boat. 

Transfers across to Rottnest Island can be booked through one of the two ferry operators. Rottnest Island ferry companies provide transfers to the island from  Perth City, North Fremantle (Rous Head), Fremantle (Victoria Quay) and Hillarys Boat Harbour in Perth’s north. Rottnest ferries take approximately 25 minutes from Fremantle, 45 minutes from Hillarys Boat Harbour, or 90 minutes from Perth's Barrack Street Jetty.

Depending on the time of year and the company you choose to travel with, Rottnest Island ferry times vary. Please contact the ferry company directly for any queries relating to ferry travel.

For timetables, more detailed information about Rottnest Island ferries, and to book tickets online please visit the two ferry operators via the links below:

Rottnest Express
Phone 1300 467688
Departs from Fremantle and Perth City 
Bookings and Deals

Rottnest Fast Ferries
Phone (08) 9246 1039 

Departs from Hillary’s Ferry Terminal
Bookings and Deals

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