Wadjemup / Rottnest Island is easily accessible via the SeaLink ferry from Fremantle or Perth.
Rottnest Island is located just 19km from the coast of Fremantle and 33km from Perth’s City Centre. Rottnest Island is easily accessible via the SeaLink ferry from Fremantle or Perth. You can also opt to fly or travel at your own pace in a private boat.
Taking the SeaLink Rottnest Island ferry is a popular choice among local travellers and international tourists.
Getting to Rottnest Island from Fremantle
The SeaLink Rottnest Island ferry from Fremantle is a quick, easy and reliable way to get to Rottnest Island.
This service is the fastest way to connect to the island in as little as 30 minutes.
The ferry departs multiple times a day from B Shed, Fremantle Terminal.
For more information including public transport and parking, visit our FAQs.
Getting to Rottnest Island from Perth
The SeaLink Rottnest Island ferry from Perth is the scenic way to get to Rottnest Island. The 90 minute ferry over to the island is the quickest service to Rottnest Island from Perth. A unique experience as you cruise Perth's beautiful Swan River with onboard commentary.
Departing Barrack Street Jetty, Perth Terminal once daily.
For more information including free hotel pick-up, public transport and parking, visit FAQs.
Looking to travel at your pace, you can opt to travel by your private boat; you can tie up to one of the moorings around the island.