ANZAC Day Island ServiceBack

ANZAC Day holds a special place on the Rottnest Island calendar of events. The Island has a long and proud tradition of military service and on ANZAC Day we commemorate the men and women, both past and present, who have served their country in this moving dawn service.

Presided over by Australian Navy Officers, the ceremony starts at 05.45am on the foreshore as the sun rises over the beautiful waters of Thomson Bay to the lament of the bagpipe. The service will be followed by a Gunfire Breakfast proudly cooked by volunteers.


Book your free tickets to the service here

Rottnest ANZAC Day Service

Travel on our 4:45am ferry to arrive in time for a special ANZAC Day service and Gunfire Breakfast.

Afterwards, either travel back at 8:30am, or enjoy free activities before travelling on the ferry back to Hillarys at 11:30am.

Adults $57.25
Children (4-12yrs) $33.50

Current and Ex-Servicemen travel FREE
(Call us on 9246 1039 to reserve your seat)

To get your discounted ANZAC Day ferry fare, use the coupon code ‘ANZACDAY’ when booking online below.

How to use the code: 

  1. Follow the “Book Now” link below.
  2. Select “Return” and the 04:45AM ferry service with either the 08:30AM or 11:30AM ferry service return.
  3. Follow the booking steps.
  4. Add the coupon code in the final stages.

Book now!


All passengers must register to attend the event. Click here to register for FREE!

* Price includes Island Admission Fee. Current and Ex-Servicemen must show their ADF or pensioner ID in order to travel for free, and must still make a reservation directly with our reservation team. Passengers travelling to Rottnest for the service to receive the discounted ferry rate MUST

Australian Partners of Defence (APOD)

Did you know we are now recognising APOD as a concession rate for our ferry fare? Just as we need to sight other concession cards (senior/ student) we will need to sight APOD cards.


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