Sub Sea Explorer





Shipwrecks and Limestone Reefs

Take a journey of a lifetime on the iconic coral viewing vessel, the ‘Sub Sea Explorer and venture beneath the waves of Rottnest Island to discover the amazing story of the shipwrecks and incredibly rich marine life that now inhabit them.

Watch from below the waterline to spot as many fish and marine species as you can. You will see many species of fish, rays and perhaps spot one or two of the new tropical species that now call Rottnest home.

The vessel is the only semi-submersible vessel in Western Australia and operates at Rottnest Island from October through to March every year. Offering a unique 60 minute coral, marine & shipwreck tour over Kingston Reef. Learn about the maritime history, the new sub-tropical fish species that call Rottnest home and the effects of ocean currents on the flora and fauna that you will see on your tour. All tours come with a full commentary by a trained guide.



1 hour tours departing daily from the Fuel Jetty.

                        Pricing   Departure Times
                   Adults $55.00             0900
                  Seniors $45.00             1030
          Children (3-15) $39.00             1200
             Infants (0-2) Free             1330
 Family Pass (2Ad,2Ch) $160.00             1500


For more information or to book please call our Reservations team on (08) 9246 1039


Snorkel & Flipper Hire

Explore Rottnest Island’s beautiful marine life with snorkel and flipper hire.



Boasting 63 beaches and 20 bays, Rottnest Island is home to stunning coral reef and tropical fish. Sheltered swimming areas and underwater snorkelling trails make the island a popular snorkelling location year-round.


Snorkel & Flipper hire from $15.00

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Please Note: snorkelling equipment is collected from Hillarys Boat Harbour prior to departure. 

Bike Hire

Rottnest Fast Ferries has a fleet of 7-speed custom built hire bikes, designed for cycling at Rottnest Island.


Save yourself time on the island and hire your bike with your ferry ticket before you depart; our crew load the bikes on and off the vessel for you, so once you arrive at Rottnest Island you can set off with the wind in your hair to explore!


Adult bikes from $30.00. Child bikes from $16.00

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Please Note: Hire bikes are collected from Hillarys Boat Harbour prior to departure. All hire bikes come with helmet and lock.

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