Captain Hussey Historical Train Tour
Experience stunning scenery and breathtaking views while discovering the vital role the island played during war times.
Climb aboard the Captain Hussey train and take in the amazing views of Wadjemup / Rottnest Island as you journey to the historical Oliver Hill gun and tunnel fortification.
Departing from the train station in the main settlement, the 64-seat Captain Hussey train blends enjoyment and education, passing iconic and historical landmarks along the southside of the island.
Upon arrival at Oliver Hill, you can explore the site on your own or join the Oliver Hill Gun and Tunnel Tour.
A significant historical Australian World War II heritage site, Oliver Hill was one of seven similar gun emplacements built between 1937 and 1945 to defend Fremantle from warship bombardment.
The train journey departs daily at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm and takes 30 minutes to reach its destination to Oliver Hill.
Bookings are not essential, but encouraged to avoid disappointment.
Look out for
Oliver Hill gun & tunnel