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  • Destination

  • Departure

    Thomson's Bay Fuel Jetty, Rottnest Island
  • Schedule

    Sail operates mid-week between Nov and April, subject to other tour schedules. View the live calendar below.
  • Departure Time

    Varies depending on last light (approx. 60 mins before sunset).
  • Return Time

    Approx. 90 min after departure. Please note the last ferry to Perth may leave before the return time, depending on time of year.
  • Dress Code

    Casual, comfortable clothing. A warm jacket is recommended in cooler months. No heels on deck.
  • Included

    BYO additional drinks
    Drinking water onboard
    Glass of sparkling
    No Booking Fees
    Shared antipasto
  • Not Included

    Afternoon Tea
    Boom Net
    Cicerello's 10% Discount
    Coffee/Tea
    Drinking Water
    Huge cargo net (if conditions allow)
    Morning Tea
    Quality snorkel gear (masks/fins)
    Refreshments available for purchase
    RIA Admission Fees
    Shared Fruit Platter
    Shared seasonal fruit platter
    Stand Up Paddle Board
    Sun Lotion
    Use of 2 Kayaks
    Use of Kayaks/SUPs
    Yummy Buffet Lunch

Tour Location

History Of Rottnest

The island with a thousand stories...The geographical history of Rottnest Island has been dominated by changes in sea level. These changes occurred either as sea water became trapped and released when ice sheets advanced and retreated, or as the land slowly rose and fell in response to changing stresses in the earth's crust.It is believed that Rottnest Island was separated from the mainland 7,000 years ago. The sea level rose, cutting the Island off from the land mass, and it is now the largest in a chain of islands (which includes Garden and Carnac Islands) on the continental shelf opposite Perth. These islands all are formed of limestone rocks with a thin covering of sand. The limestone base of Rottnest Island has an effect on all life on the Island, including the types of plants which can grow on it, the species of animals which can feed upon the plants, and the extent to which humans can make use of the Island.
  • Glass of sparkling on arrival
  • Shared antipasto
  • Additional BYO welcome (no spirits)
  • Awesome tunes as we sail off into the sunset!

Important Information

Our general T&C's and cancellations policy is found at the bottom of our website. Any tour-specific terms and conditions are listed below.PLEASE CHECK FERRY TIMES BEFORE BOOKING. This cruise returns after the last ferry departure.  Charter 1 takes no responsibility for if you miss the last ferry. We do not return to the mainland.
Passenger Fitness & Onboard Conduct
  • There will be other guests on the boat with you.
  • This is a non smoking tour.
  • BYO is permitted providing it is consumed in moderation.
  • Tour requires a moderate degree of mobility for safe boarding and moving around the vessel whilst underway. It also requires the use of stairs. If you have any health concerns please contact us prior to booking.
  • If you are prone to seasickness, please consider if this tour is right for you. Catamarans are generally very stable however this is an ocean-going experience. We advise you to consult a pharmacist if you have any concerns.
  • Casual, comfortable attire is recommended. A light jacket is recommended for after-dark.
  • Pregnant guests in their third trimester should contact us prior to booking.
  • Guests who present heavily intoxicated will not be allowed to board and there will be no refunds given. This is at the sole discretion of the crew.
Weather Policy
  • Sailing is an outdoor activity - exposure to the elements should be expected and perfect conditions are never guaranteed.
  • We reserve the right to cancel right up until the departure time if conditions become unsafe. We keep an eye on the weather constantly but at times it can become unpredictable.
  • Direction of the sail is of the skipper who will take all conditions into account on the day (speed, direction etc).
Minimum numbers
  • We operate with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 24.
  • If minimum numbers are not reached we may contact you up to 2 hours prior to arrange an alternative date with you.  If we are unable to accommodate you on another date we will either credit you a voucher for our Fremantle Twilight Sail (2hrs) to be used within 14 days or we can provide you with a refund.
Children Onboard
  • Kids aged 1-3 may travel free at a rate of 1 per accompanying adult, however you must contact us prior to confirm space and life jacket availability  (note: Wahu vests are not sufficient).
Reschedules / Refunds
  • All tour purchases are final and non-refundable. Transfers are permitted provided notice is given in writing no later than 24 hours before departure.
  • One reschedule is allowed per booking. The request must be made in writing no later than 72 hours in advance of your scheduled departure time.
  • Changes made 24-72 hours before departure will incur a $25 per person late change fee.
  • Changes made <24 hours: not permitted.
  • Refunds will not be issued due to a change of mind.
  • For our full T&C's and cancellations policy please visit our website for further information: https://www.charter1.com.au/terms-and-conditions/