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Swan River Seaplanes

Select the scenic route to Wadjemup / Rottnest Island and enjoy panoramic views of Perth, Kings Park and Fremantle.

Seasonal Closure
This business is now temporarily closed for the season.

Take off over the Swan River in a skillfully piloted seaplane. Swan River Seaplanes depart on a seasonal schedule from the Perth foreshore.

Experience a thrilling water departure followed by spectacular views as you make your way to the island. Along the way, the experienced team will enrich your journey with personal anecdotes and local insights. As you fly closer to Wadjemup, you’ll be mesmerised by the natural delights the island presents on a low-level scenic swoop prior to landing at the Rottnest Airport.

With a journey time of 20 minutes, catching a seaplane to the island is a swift and exhilarating way to get your adventure off to a sensational start. Fly return to Perth on the same day or extend your stay with flexible return options and complimentary pick-ups from hotels in Perth’s city centre.


Perth to Rottnest Island one-way

Children (2-12 years)

Perth to Rottnest Island return



Children (2-12 years)


Prices are subject to change

Where to find Swan River Seaplanes

Flights land at the Rottnest Island Airport, a 5-minute cycle or 15-minute walk from the main settlement.