Rottnest Island Ferry Ticket from Perth or Fremantle

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  • Discover the pristine beaches of Rottnest Island with this return ferry service
  • Add the island to your Perth itinerary and conveniently depart from either Barrack Street Jetty or B-Shed
  • Hop onboard the Rottnest Express for a smooth, fast and safe passage in any weather
  • To pre-book bike and snorkel hire along with your ferry transfer, click here

What to expect

Treat your family to ferry tickets to Rottnest Island! Located 19 km off the western coast of Perth City, Rottnest Island is a protected nature reserve with rich biodiversity. Go on a weekend holiday with the family and hop onboard the Rottnest Express, the most trusted ferry service for trips to the island.

Choose between Barrack Street Jetty and B-Shed, whichever port is convenient to you. Both are located in mainland Perth, making Rottnest Island a desirable side tour for your Perth itinerary.

The island offers a variety of activities such as walking tours, cycling, snorkeling, surfing, a train ride to the island's tunnels, and even simple sunbathing – perfect for the whole family. With over 63 beaches and 20 bays to choose from, you can do all the mentioned activities without the threat of crowds. You can also go on a wildlife tour with the family, where you'll meet unusual animals like the quokka. This small wallaby-like marsupial is unique to the island, an attraction you shouldn't miss.

Book tickets now for an unforgettable weekend holiday with the family!

Rottnest Express Ferry
Just a short ferry ride from Fremantle or Perth, Rottnest Island has long been Western Australia's holiday destination of choice
Rottnest island Quokka smile
This beautiful island offers amazing native wildlife, including around 10,000 adorable quokkas
Rottnest island bike rental
Rottnest is a bike rider's paradise with easy-going terrain and many miles of roads and trails to explore
rottnest island snorkel
With coral reefs and colourful fish, the waters around Rottnest offer some of the best snorkelling in Australia

Things To Note


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Departure Routes & Schedule

  • From Fremantle
  • Departure from B-Shed Fremantle: 09:30am
  • Return from Rottnest Island to B-Shed Fremantle: 11:45am, 14:30pm, 16:30pm, 17:00pm, 17:30pm, 21:00pm
  • Travel time: 30-45 minutes
  • From Perth
  • Departure from Barrack St Jetty: 08:45am
  • Return from Rottnest Island to Barrack St Jetty: 17:00pm
  • Travel time: 1.5 hours

Luggage Information

  • Standard Luggage Size: 60cm x 40cm x 30cm. Larger bags will be considered 2 pieces
  • Maximum of 1 standard luggage and 1 handbag per person
  • Luggage Weight Limit: No single bag may weigh more than 22kg or 48lbs
  • Extra fees may apply for oversized and/or additional luggage. Please pay any extra fees directly to the operator


  • Children aged 0-3 can join this activity free of charge

Additional Information

  • Eating and drinking inside the vehicle is strictly prohibited
  • If you are traveling with an infant, infant food and other necessary items, as well as one baby pram per infant, may be carried on board at no extra cost
  • Staff is available for guests requiring disability assistance

Parking Information:

Barrack Street Jetty Elizabeth Quay, Perth
  • There is no parking available at Barrack Street Jetty, so we encourage passengers to take public transport
B-Shed Victoria Quay, Fremantle
  • For those wishing to drive, parking is available around Victoria Quay for a reasonable daily rate. Please note that areas around E Shed are limited to 3 hours
  • There is long term parking available at Victoria Quay near C and D Sheds. These cost $10 a day plus 3% surcharge for credit card payments. This parking is in high demand


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