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Luggage & freight

Are you bringing your own bike, luggage for delivery or other item to Wadjemup / Rottnest Island?

SeaLink transports additional items or sporting equipment including prams, bikes, beach trolleys and surfboards. Items must be pre-booked and may incur a fee for transfer. Luggage and miscellaneous items will be taken and stowed on a first in, first served basis. As we have limited storage capacity on the vessels, these items must be pre-booked.

Freight & luggage transport to Wadjemup / Rottnest Island

  • Due to the limitations of loading bicycles, the following restrictions apply to carrying bikes. Bikes that exceed these restrictions cannot be carried on board our SeaLink vessels.

    Maximum height1.3 metres
    Maximum length1.8 metres
    Maximum width45 centimetres
    Maximum weight22 kilograms

    Electric bikes within these specifications are permitted with batteries removed and packed in hand luggage.

    Bike trailers must be empty for loading onto the vessel.

    Sorry, we cannot carry tandem bikes.

  • ItemPrice per item
    Luggage (no larger than 800mm x 500mm x 400mm - max 22kgs)$3
    Bicycle (BYO - max 22 kgs, standard pedal bikes only)$20
    Electric bicycle (BYO - battery must be removed and packed in your hand luggage)$25
    E-scooter$20
    Golf bag or scuba / dive tank$15
    Beach trolley / cart$15
    Kayak / paddleboard$25
    Surfboard$15
    Wheelchair (collapsible or non collapsible)Free
    Mobility scooter / gopherFree
    Pram / stroller / walking frameFree
  • Passengers are welcome to bring carry-on items onboard, provided they fit in the seat with you and do not take up any additional seats.

    No luggage or other items are allowed in the aisles, wheelchair spaces or any other areas that may hinder an evacuation.

  • If you are staying on the island, then you can have your luggage (bags and eskies) delivered to your accommodation on your behalf. If you are getting luggage delivered, please read the following information.

    • Luggage for delivery must be booked prior to travel
    • Please do not pack valuable items such as car keys, mobile phones, laptops, or medication in your luggage to be delivered.
    • Luggage labels must be collected from the SeaLink ticket office counter, at least 30 minutes prior to boarding. Please have your accommodation location and unit number ready to advise our staff.
    • Luggage may take between two and three hours after the arrival of your ferry to be delivered to your accommodation.
    • Luggage must be left out for collection at 8:00 am in the morning on the day you are returning. The luggage labels must be clear and visible.
    • For ferries departing Rottnest Island before 10:00 am, an early luggage pickup must be arranged at the Rottnest Island Visitor Centre.
    • Once picked up, we are unable to change luggage tags to reflect an earlier or later ferry time.
    • Luggage delivery is unavailable on services departing B Shed Fremantle at 6:00 pm and later. Luggage pick up is also unavailable on services departing Rottnest Island at 7:00 pm and later.
    Conditions of luggage
    • The Company (SeaLink) accepts no responsibility for loss of, or damage to luggage, or for consequential damages arising therefrom whether sustained during off-loading or transportation, and whether arising from negligence, malfunction of the vessel or other cause, except to the extent that the exclusion of such liability is prohibited by law.
    • Fishing rods, bikes, and golf bags cannot be delivered by the Rottnest Island Authority (RIA) and must be collected by the owner from the jetty upon arrival at Rottnest.
    • Items that are of an excessive size or weight may be refused carriage at the discretion of the SeaLink Rottnest Island Crew.
    • In the interests of passenger and vessel safety, SeaLink Rottnest Island reserves the right to conduct a search of any luggage.
    • Luggage exceeding the specified size and/or weight may not be transported or delivered.
    • The RIA may charge an additional fee for any oversize or overweight item to be delivered to your accommodation, and delivery may be delayed. The RIA will contact you if there is to be an additional charge for luggage delivery.
    • No ‘piggy‐backing’ of luggage is permitted, such as attaching a sleeping bag to a suitcase.
  • Luggage typeHeightLengthDepthMax Weight
    Carry-on600mm400mm300mm10kg
    Checked800mm500mm400mm22kg*
    Luggage crate1600mm1200mm1200mmn/a

    *Box / crate without handles max weight 10kg