Rottnest Island is located just off the coast of Perth. Its sparkling waters give way to striking white shorelines. Today take a ferry across to the island and discover her beauty and enjoy a close encounter with the local inhabitants. Your private guide will show you all the finest parts and tailor your experience to suit you.
This morning we board our ferry from Fremantle bound for Rottnest Island and begin your journey to discover one of Western Australia’s most popular islands. We disembark the ferry and as Rottnest Island is free of cars, you have the option to enjoy a relaxing ride on the Island Explorer, jumping on and off at your favourite beaches, bay and attractions. For those wanting more activity, you may prefer to hire bikes and ride around the island. Rottnest Island is
Today, you will be shown where gaolers and ship pilots lived and worked and why Rottnest became an Aboriginal ‘open prison’ in 1839. We will have a short break at Bathurst lighthouse, and learn about the role that this lighthouse played in navigating ships between 1848 and 1903.
Lunch today is located on the water’s edge, enjoy the sweeping views across the bay and back to the mainland. After lunch we will undertake the world famous “Quokka walk”, and hopefully uncover Rottnest Island’s famous marsupial, the quokka! With an educational focus, this walk will lead you to the quokka’s natural habitats and imparts some interesting facts about this iconic animal.
The rest of the afternoon will be spent amongst the islands Museums, and World War II relics, before we board the ferry back to Perth.
It is advisable to wear layers of light comfortable clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Swim wear and towels if swimming.
Adequate sun protection
Surcharges apply as per the following:
Surcharge Policy: 100% Surcharge on the following days: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day,& New Years Eve. 50% Surcharge on the following days: Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
Christmas Day – Not Available
1 Apr 2018 – 31 Mar 2020
If a cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to Tour departure the cancellation fee is 25% of the Tour price.
If a cancellation is made more than 14 days but less than 30 days prior to Tour departure the cancellation fee is 50% of the Tour price.
If a cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to Tour departure, or for a non-appearance to commence the Tour, the cancellation fee is 100% of the Tour price.
No refunds are payable for ‘change of mind’.
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