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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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Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and easy to use service. We brought our own bikes on board The crossing was quick and booking was very easy. We used a discount from the Entertainment book

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Efficient and no fuss. You can also a hire a bike from the Ferry service, it's tagged and rides on the ferry to Rottnest. You disembark, wait for your bike (they are very fast so you won't have to wait long) and then you are...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

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

Thank Nellie84
Reviewed 5 July 2018

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

Thank SamH871
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The tour is well organised and managed.I felt very conformable at all times and looked after. The island doesn't need comments, it is the paradise on earth and its little inhabitants (The Quokka) are really nice and a real and unique feature of this place....More

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 3 July 2018 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

Thank Graeme W
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We travelled to Rottnest Island with Rottnest Island Fast Ferries in June 2018. We did the ferry transfer/ bike ride package. The boat ride was smooth and comfortable and drinks were available on board. The bikes were simple, but in good condition. We had a...More

Thank Natalie H
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

Thank beswicklj
RottnestFF, Manager at Rottnest Fast Ferries - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

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

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
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

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

Thank pilotdav
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|
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
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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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