It's a beautiful island during the day, with idyllic bays, great snorkelling and swimming, lovely pub and cafes and an absolute holiday feel, but after five when all the ferries have long since departed and only those staying overnight remain, that's when Rotto becomes a proper paradise.
How long is the trip from Perth to Rottnest Island?
90 minutesFrequently asked questions. How long does it take to get to Rottnest Island by ferry? Rottnest Island ferries take approximately 25 minutes from Fremantle, 45 minutes from Hillarys Boat Harbour, or 90 minutes from Perth's Barrack Street Jetty.