Rottnet Express New Premium Ferry Service

Rottnest Express Launches New Premium Ferry Service During the Easter and School Holiday Period

With the belief that travel should be as much about the journey as the destination, Rottnest Express has launched a premium ferry service for holidaymakers who want to travel to Rottnest Island in style.

The new premium service will operate during the Easter and school holiday period from 29 March to 23 April 2023, offering passengers an elevated travel experience. The service will operate exclusively for premium bookings, with passengers encouraged to take the opportunity to slow down and admire the coastal scenery during the 90-minute journey.

The ferry departs Barrack Street in Perth CBD at 9:30am and travels direct to Rottnest Island. Passengers who book this service receive benefits including:

  • Direct premium ferry service to Rottnest Island
  • Complimentary bus pickup from Perth CBD hotels
  • Morning refreshments, including coffee, tea and pastries
  • 4pm premium return ferry service to Barrack Street
  • Wine and cheese tasting on return to Perth during the Swan River Cruise

“Rottnest Island is a beautiful destination, and we wanted our passengers to feel relaxed and enjoy that true feeling of escape as soon as they book with us,” says Niko Peranovic, General Manager of Rottnest Express. “Our new premium ferry service offers travellers a convenient, elevated transport experience to Rottnest Island.”

Just a short ferry ride from Freemantle or Perth, Rottnest Island has long been one of Western Australia’s favourite holiday destinations. Rottnest Express is more than just a ferry service, offering bike hire, bus tours, adventure tours and more once on the Island.

The premium ferry service is now available to book, with fares starting from $179 per person. This elevated experience is available for a limited time only, operating between 29 March and 23 April 2023 via

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