Day trip

Rottnest Grand Island Package with Ferry, Tour & Light Lunch

4.5 / 5

72 reviews

Activity provider: SeaLink Rottnest Island

Rottnest Grand Island Package with Ferry, Tour & Light Lunch

Activity provider: SeaLink Rottnest Island

From US$ 109.19 per person

Explore Rottnest Island, an A-class nature reserve with a four-hour all-inclusive tour, taking in all of Rottnest’s must-see locations in air-conditioned comfort.

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Duration 7 - 9 hours
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  • Enjoy round-trip ferry transfers from Fremantle or Perth to Rottnest Island
  • Explore all of Rottnest’s must-see locations on a 4-hour tour
  • Jump onboard for a unique historic coach ride on Rottnest Island
  • Discover the amazing flora and wildlife, stunning beaches, woodlands and incredible salt lakes
  • Learn about Rottnest’s cultural and historical heritage ranging from maritime and military history right up to future developments
Full description

The Rottnest grand island tour is the most comprehensive guided tour of the island allowing you to explore the stunning beauty of this A-class nature reserve.

This tour includes a guided bus and train tour, taking in the amazing fauna and flora of the island, stunning beaches, woodlands, and incredible salt lakes. This 4-hour all-inclusive island tour with lunch takes in all of Rottnest’s must-see locations.

Featuring the Wadjemup Lighthouse, Henrietta Rocks, Oliver Hill Gun Fortification and Tunnels and the majestic look-out point at the rugged Cathedral Rocks and Cape Vlamingh. 

All major habitats are covered on this amazing tour, including Rottnest’s cultural and historical heritage ranging from maritime and military history right up to future developments. When booking, you can select your departure location from either Perth or Fremantle.

Depart from Perth at 8:30 AM and enjoy a scenic cruise past Fremantle and onwards to Rottnest Island. Alternatively, you can board the ferry in Fremantle and enjoy the 35-minute journey to Rottnest Island.

  • Same day return ferry transfers from Fremantle
  • Hotel transfer from select Perth locations, if the option is selected
  • Rottnest Island Government admission fee
  • 4-hour grand island tour
  • Oliver Hill Guns and Tunnel tour
  • Light sandwich lunch
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

    • Please specify your preferred return time when booking; in the event that your preferred departure is unavailable, you will be put on the next available return ferry
    • Passengers (excluding infants) are welcome to bring 1 carry-on item per person onboard; additional luggage items or sporting equipment, such as bikes, must be pre-booked and incur a small fee; these items are not allowed inside the main area of the vessel
    • In case of mechanical issues with the train, this portion of the tour may be replaced with a bus service
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 72 reviews

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    The trip to Rottnest Island was very comfortable. The 4 hour Grand Tour was great, the guide explained everything about the island and we could ask questions. The bus stopped at a few places that we could explore. The tour of Oliver Hill was very interesting. Lunch was good - I requested vegetarian and had a lovely vege wrap.

    November 20, 2022

    Very informative tour, good for people on their own who wouldn’t feel comfortable riding around on bikes all day. I’m only 22 and it was not really a backpacker style trip, there were more older people on the trip which was fine for me - but maybe not for other young people. Maybe because there aren’t as many backpackers in WA? Nevertheless, it was a good trip to get to see the whole island quickly instead of wandering around and getting lost on your own. The guide was very thorough and lovely. Lunch was a chicken wrap and a biscuit which was nice and satisfactory. Take some snacks or a picnic over with you if you wish for the way. Few photo opportunities which was lovely. The Oliver hill train and gun tunnel tour was interesting. Was also picked up to and from the jetty (I stayed at the YHA, so was picked up from hay and pier street)

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    January 11, 2020

    Got to meet quokka which was amazing. The tour was ok but I feel it needed more stops and chances to get off the bus to look at the bays not just drive past. The train wasn't working which was a shame but didn't ruin the day. The staff on the ferry were amazing especially Megan who was super friendly and caring

    November 25, 2019

    Product ID: 170095