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Rottnest Island Historic Train Tour from Perth or Fremantle

Product ID: 25051
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Travel to Rottnest Island by ferry and enjoy a ride on the island's historic train. Tour Oliver Hill and learn about the island's military history.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Pick-up service

Courtesy coach transfers can be arranged from the following selected locations subject to availability at time of booking: • Karrinyup Waters Resort • Woodman Point Caravan Park • Coogee Beach Fremantle • Esplanade Hotel Fremantle • YHA Fremantle • Ocean Beach Hotel • Be Fremantle (Formally Quest) • Port Fremantle B&B • Tradewinds Hotel • Pier 21 Apartments Pick-up time will be noted on your booking confirmation.
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  • Travel to Rottnest Island by fast ferry from Perth or Fremantle
  • Take a scenic train ride to Oliver Hill and hear about the island’s history
  • Explore Rottnest’s military heritage on a guided Gun and Tunnel Tour
Full description
Discover Rottnest Island’s military heritage on a day trip from Perth or Fremantle. Travel to the island round-trip by fast ferry and enjoy a historic train ride and a guided tour.

After arrival, spend some time exploring Rottnest Island on your own and have lunch (at your own expense).

Meet your guide at the Settlement Railway Station after lunch. Enjoy a ride to Oliver Hill on the island’s historic train and admire the beauty of the Island’s south side.

Join the 1.5-hour guided Oliver Hill Gun and Tunnels Tour to learn about the island’s military, colonial, and social heritage. At the end of the tour you’ll have time for refreshments before the return ferry.
  • Pickup at selected Perth and Fremantle hotels by arrangement via phone
  • Round-trip fast ferry transfers from Perth or Fremantle
  • Swan River cruise with commentary (from Perth only)
  • Rottnest Island admission fee
  • Historic train ride
  • Oliver Hill Gun and Tunnel Tour (1.5 hours)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

When you get there

Know before you go
• The duration of this tour is 6-8 hours depending on the option booked
• Complimentary pickup is available at selected Perth and Fremantle hotels, subject to availability, and must be pre-booked
• Bicycles can be hired on the day, subject to availability
• Pre-bookings are essential
• Package price includes the Rottnest Island landing fee