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Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours

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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...more
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 17:00
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Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where not over impressed about the information received quite a walk from the ferry to the train station around 15 minutes. Train ride wasn't very interesting not over sure about the historical part other than it was built by the military for moving equipment...More

Thank Baztec23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service at the counter & the ferry. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour - highly recommend! Also use the courtesy shuttle service which was great! Driver very friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katy A
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Good ferry and bag collection to Rottnest Island and always on time bonus we saw whales and the weather was great trip with no sea sicknessMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gemm_MV
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Gemm_MV Thank you for taking the time to review Rottnest Fast Ferries, what a bonus to see whales on your crossing. We trust you enjoyed your stay on our beautiful island and hope to see you again soon Regards Phil Richards- Director of Sales...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had a great morning on the fast ferry whale watching this week. We saw a pod of whales, and whales coming right up to the boat. The staff were friendly, efficient, spotting the whales so we could have the best possible experience,(as every trip I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luvholidays53
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Luvholidays53, Thank you for taking the time to review Rottnest Fast Ferries, you are so right, no two whale watching cruises are the same. We are so pleased you got to see these majestic creatures, and I will share your feedback with our team....More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I caught the rottnest express it took 40mins It was quite windy on the day but the trip across was fine, not too rocky, i took my bike over which was a great idea, so much to see, my luggage was delivered to my cottage,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosswendy
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Dear Wendy V, It sounds like you had a great time on the island, its such a magical experience staying overnight and waking up on Rottnest Island. Good to hear your feedback on the Oliver Hill Gun and Tunnel tour also. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Was my first time going to Rottnest and I can't wait to go back with Rottnest Fast Ferries. From the moment I arrived at the check in, every member of staff was extremely polite, professional and helpful. I was extremely happy with the quality of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Justin W
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Hi Justin W, Thanks for taking the time to review our service....and being a brand ambassador! It is always good to receive feedback from our customers, we are very proud of our team and the service. I will share your feedback with our team. Best...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Wow! What an amazing trip over to Rottnest and back! The ferry on the outbound trip was clean and smoothly operated. The crew were lovely and especially thoughtful and went above and beyond when my 4 yr old became seasick mid way with extra care...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anneliese H
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hello AnnelieseH Thank you for your review of Rottnest Fast Ferries, we are so glad you enjoyed our service. Our team and the service they deliver is the backbone of our business, sometimes it all the little things they do that makes the biggest difference...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Having been in Perth, going for a day out in Rottest Island where used to be an isolated island for prisoners, a holiday island for the noble family, and now, becomes the unspoiled holiday place for all citizens and tourists in Perth. Taking the Fast...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Edlileung
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Edlileung, Thank you for taking the time to review your day on Rottnest, it sounds like you had a great day! We are glad you enjoyed your trip to the Island with Rottnest Fast Ferries, and that you got to see whales on you...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We found the service really easy to use. Pre-booking may be a good idea if your planning to go on busy days. We Took the first ferry across to the island. Staff were very helpful and friendly in buying tickets and getting us on board....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aussie_Tourist79
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for your review, Aussie Tourist79, and your endorsement of our service. We agree with you, Hillarys Boat Harbour is a great place to depart and arrive back to after a day on Rottnest Island, offering free parking or courtesy coach back to your...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Rottnest Island Roundtrip Fast Ferry from Hillarys Boat Harbour is a good investment. Their vessels are of adequate and appropriate size, safe, clean and comfortable. Its even a little difficult not to have a snooze on the way home.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HeathNSW
Perth_AustraliaPhil, Director of Sales at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear HeathNSW Thank you for you review on our ferry. We pride ourselves on our vessels, and are always looking at ways of improving the customer experience. Hope to have you travel with us again some time. Kind Regards Phil Richards Director of Sales and...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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