Rottnest Island Day Tour


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Rottnest Island, popularly known by Western Australians as “Rotto”, is an Indian Ocean Island 18 kilometers off the coast of Perth. It has some of the world’s best beaches with crystal clear bays ideal for snorkeling, diving and swimming. Rottnest is perhaps best known for its population of Quokkas, a small native marsupial found in very few other locations.

You can get to Rotto by taking the Rottnest Ferry from Perth, Fremantle or Hillarys Boat Harbour. Your first stop on arrival should be the Rottnest Island Visitor Centre, where you can get all the information you need about the island.

Rotto was discovered by the Dutch explorers.  The island was given the name "Rotte nest" (meaning "rat nest" in the 17th century Dutch language) by Captain Willem de Vlamingh who spent six days exploring the island from 29 December 1696, mistaking the quokkas for giant rats. Quokkas are very tame and can be seen on the island in considerable numbers.

The island is about 11km long and 4.5km wide. The most common ways to explore the island is to walk, ride a bicycle, take the bus, or take a 10 minute charter flight.

This tour can be taken as a day trip or a two-day stopover tour.






Package Pricing:

  • Per Adult: From A$97
  • Per Child from 4-12 years: From $65
  • Per infant from 1-3 years: From A$5

Price Inclusions:

  • Return Rottnest Ferry tickets
  • National park entry

Price Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses
  • Bike hire: Per Adult: A$30; Per Child (4-7 years): A$15
  • Lunch
  • Snorkel hire: A$20
  • 90 minutes Discovery Bus Tour: Per person: A$50
  • 1-Day Island Explorer Bus pass: A$20

Email to check availability and confirm prices.

Extra information:

  • No guide accompanies this tour on the island. Guests must make their own way to the ferry terminal to board the ferry.


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  • Tour runs with minimum two people, fixed date departure. This tour includes hotel pick-up service within Perth city centre.
  • Hotel and airport self-check in.
  • The above quotation is in Australian dollars (AUD). Payment to be made in Australian dollars before start of tour.
  • Child fare applies to passenger aged 3-12 years considered a child
  • Passengers aged 0-2 years travel free of charge if accompanied by two adults; if accompanied by one adult, child fare applies
  • Passengers under the age of 18 require the signed consent of legal guardian to participate in this tour and must provide an emergency contact number.
  • Child passengers are not permitted to share bed & breakfast with 2 adults. Additional bed and child fare applies.
  • All hotel accommodation is based on twin share standard rooms.
  • This brochure valid until 31 March 2019. Tours will not operate on the public holidays of 25 December 2018 (Tuesday) and 26 December 2018 (Wednesday).
  • Cancellation: 50% of tour fare will be charged if cancelled 30 days or more before departure date; full fare will be charged if cancelled within 29 days of departure date. No refund if no show or being late.
  • Bonaventure Travel and its land operators reserve the right to cancel or change the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Bonaventure Travel reserves the right to adjust the itinerary if required.