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Full-Day Tour of Rottnest Island with Bicycle Hire from Perth

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Explore car-free Rottnest Island on a day-long cycling adventure, complete with a scenic ferry ride and friendly quokka encounters.


  • A quick ferry whisks you up the Swan River from Perth to Rottnest Island, a tranquil escape. Buckle up for a full-day cycling adventure exploring this scenic gem!

  • Pack a picnic lunch and explore pristine beaches like the Basin and Parakeet Bay, then head towards the West End for stunning coastal views.

  • Level up your adventure with a snorkeling upgrade! Explore one of Western Australia's top coral reefs for an unforgettable underwater experience.

  • Keep your eyes peeled for turtles, playful pods of dolphins, and, if you're lucky, majestic humpback whales on their annual migration.

  • Fun fact: Snap a selfie with a Quokka, the friendly marsupial indigenous to Rottnest Island, dubbed 'the world's happiest animal'.


  • Day tour of Rottnest Island

  • Self-guided tour

  • Return ferry transfers to Rottnest Island from Perth

  • Entry to Rottnest Island

  • Bike hire with helmet and security lock

  • Snorkel equipment (optional)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Embark on a scenic adventure

Your day-long Rottnest Island adventure commences with a tranquil cruise along the Swan River from Perth, accompanied by live commentary that breathes life into the serene surroundings.

Cycle, explore, and marvel at Rottnest Island's wonders

Upon your arrival, get your bicycle as well as helmet and set out to explore an island that's 11km long and 4km wide. Pedal at your own pace, charting a course filled with views of bays and untouched beaches. Let the morning's gentle breeze guide you to the southern bays, then in the afternoon, venture to the spectacular Basin, Parakeet Bay, and Little Armstrong Bay on the southwest.

Did you know that Rottnest Island is home to the rare Quokka, often termed the 'world's happiest animal'? Don't miss the chance to encounter these friendly marsupials and perhaps even capture a cherished 'Quokka selfie'.

What to bring

  • Bring along your swimwear, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, water bottle, and a packed lunch.

Additional information

  • Guide dogs are allowed onboard the ferry. However, as Rottnest Island is an A-Class reserve you should contact the rangers there for further advice on service dog allowance.

  • All passengers must arrive at the terminal at least 30 minutes prior to departure. If you are traveling with no luggage or freight and have e-tickets or QR codes, please make your way straight to the boarding gate. Final Boarding is 5 minutes prior to departure after which the vessel gangways are removed to ensure that the vessel departs by the stated time.

  • Bicycles must be collected on the island by an Adult (18+) and must be returned to Pedal and Flipper by closing time on the same day.

  • You can see the ferry time-table here

  • Ferry tickets are valid for same-day return from a selected departure point.

  • Bikes with baby seats can be requested, subject to availability.

  • Children's bikes are suitable for children between the ages of 4 to 7. Children aged 7 or older can usually use adult-sized bikes.

What's not allowed

  • Guests under the age of 4 are restricted from participating in this experience.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide at Rottnest Express Barrack Street Jetty Terminal.

  • Address: 2 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000, Australia.

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