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Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours

Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Your Gateway to Perth's Island Playground... Rottnest, Western Australia's most beautiful island is just 19km off the coast of Perth, and a lightning fast ocean crossing away in air conditioned comfort on one of our high speed ferries. Departing Hillarys Boat Harbour daily, Rottnest Fast Ferries offers a variety of self-guided and all inclusive packages to help you create a memorable island experience. Bike and snorkel equipment available to hire prior to boarding, so you can set off to explore at your own pace as soon as you arrive at Rottnest Island! Coastal and Whale Watching cruises operate seasonally, showing off Perth's scenic Sunset Coast. Enjoy complimentary coach transfers from accommodation in Perth City, Crown, Northbridge and Scarborough, or take advantage of free parking in Hillarys Boat Harbour.
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Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We made a special trip up to Hillary's boat harbour to check out ferry times & get information about going to Rottnest Island. We were told we would not need to pre book so we turned up two days later ready for a day trip...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just wanted to recognise the exemplary customer service provided by the staff today on what was a very rough trip. There were a lot of people being very sick and one of the staff positioned himself at the front of the boat keeping an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bad weather caused disruptions to ferry service. RFF pickup us up and got us down to Freo so we could get to rotto awesome thanks guys

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Took the full day Grand Tour. Lovely lunch on the island train. Interesting and informative tour guide at Oliver Hill Battery. Lots of cute quokka!! Clean and comfortable ferries.More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi beswicklj, Thank you for taking the time to review your day with us. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your experience. The Grand Island Tour is our most popular activity on the Island and a great way to experience the hidden treasures of...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Driver was excellent, knowledgeable, attentive towards guests. Highlights were the quokkas, beautiful beaches, and new zealand fur seals. It was very rushed though, it would be better if they make it 4.5 hours instead of 4 hours (perhaps start earlier).More

Thank Monica S
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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Monica S, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the Grand Island Tour, and found the driver excellent, knowledgeable, and attentive. We will pass this feedback along, with thanks. The Grand Island Tour is a great way to...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Good ride to Rottnest from Hillarys - about 40mins. Excellent docking at Rotty and back at Hillarys. Takes cargo and push bikes. Staff friendly and helpful. Tour and Bus options available.More

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RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi pilotdav, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with Rottnest Fast Ferries, and found our staff friendly and helpful. We work hard to ensure that we provide the best service possible to all of our passengers,...More

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Chris L
12 March 2018|
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Response from RottnestFF | Property representative |
Hi Chis L, Yes you sure can bring your own cycle on the ferry. This is a freight charge of $15 return per bike. Alternatively you can Hire a Bike for $30 per day. I hope this helps. The Team at Rottnest Fast Ferries
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MelanieMP
9 February 2018|
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Response from sassy23956 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Melanie, To be honest Im not that good in a boat either. I think at that swell and wind knots it would be a bit rough. From Hillarys would probably be better than Freo. Its only 45 minutes on the boat. You are there... More
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helenw0ng
30 September 2016|
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Response from RottnestFF | Property representative |
Hi helenw0ng, Thank you for your question. The ferry company that departs from Fremantle is separate to us - we only depart from Hillarys Boat Harbour (20 minutes north of Perth CBD) and have free parking available in the... More
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