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Coming Soon in 2019

Sunset Sailing at Rottnest Island

Watch the sky come alive with a kaleidoscope of colours as the day turns into night, with Vlaming Lighthouse and the magnificent Indian Ocean as stunning backdrops. A stunning perspective you find find elsewhere or from sitting at the beach!
Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles and shared antipasto as we hoist the sails – stopping for a refreshing dip for those that want a quick cool down on balmy nights. Our cargo net is awaiting for any takers.  Imagine your very own salt water waterfall as we sail along into the sunset with only the sounds of the breeze in the sails.  Ahhhh… Bliss!

Keep an eye out for friendly dolphins who love to ride Capella’s bows. You are also welcome to BYO any additional drinks*.

Your vessel is a 12.5m luxury Schionning Cosmos sailing catamaran, purpose built for chartering. Designed with the comfort and safety of guests in mind, Capella boasts a comfortable indoor lounge as well as outdoor seating for up to 24 on this tour. Capella is the much loved vessel that’s been operating across WA for over 15 years, with hundreds of happy and repeat customers coming back each year.

If you haven’t jumped on board with Charter 1 before – put us on your to-do list this summer!

  • Destination

  • Departure

    Rottnest Island
  • Departure Time

    Varies depending on last light (approx. 60 mins before sunset).
  • Dress Code

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

    BYO additional drinks
    Glass of sparkling
    Shared antipasto
  • Not Included

    Afternoon Tea
    Boom Net
    Cicerello's 10% Discount
    Coffee/Tea
    Drinking Water
    Drinking water onboard
    Morning Tea
    Quality snorkel gear (masks/fins)
    Refreshments available for purchase
    Shared Fruit Platter
    Sun Lotion
    Use of Kayaks/SUPs
    Yummy Ploughman’s 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!
  • 5 star ratingA great way to visit Rotto My family of 4 (two young girls 6 and 4) have just had the most amazing time aboard Capella with Charter1. Nothing was too much trouble for the crew, even taking my girls snorkeling for the first time! They were scared at first but soon were begging to get back in the water. The guys knew the best places to visit on Rottnest island based on the weather - we even had a private beach all to ourselves, and used their SUPs on a secret surf break only accessible by boat. What a slice of paradise, and an unforgettable trip. Thanks Jules and Erin for making our time on board so memorable. You catered for our fussy eaters perfectly. We are doing a big trip around Australia, but this last few days has been the highlight by far. We can’t wait to come back!

    Brett M Avatar Brett M
    4/20/2018
  • 5 star ratingGREAT DAY! We had THE BEST time on this boat on an afternoon sail between Fremantle and Rottnest. The captain and crew were amazing! There was plenty of room, the boat and bathrooms were all in good shape. We paddle boarded at Rottnest and they had plenty of snorkeling gear on deck. Luck swam my camera to me while on the island and found quokka for us to take pictures with! This was a highlight of the trip for us!

    Claire B Avatar Claire B
    3/02/2018
  • 5 star ratingThe best Charter Perth has to offer! We booked the Capella for a private 8 hour trip from Fremantle to Rottnest for our work Christmas party and just.. wow! It was a fantastic day that every single person enjoyed and we couldn’t ask for anything better! Ronni and Bec were so professional, friendly and helpful, and even endured all the terrible jokes, and awful singing. The boat itself was perfect, there is plenty of space and it’s extremely comfortable. They have a paddle board; kayak and snorkelling gear on board so there is something for everyone to do.

    We highly recommend Charter 1 – They go the extra mile to ensure that you have an amazing day!

    swild2017 Avatar swild2017
    12/18/2017
By booking this experience you agree to the following terms and conditions for this particular tour: Minimum Numbers There will be other guests on the boat with you. We operate with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 24. If minimum numbers are not reached we may contact you at least 6 hours in advance to arrange an alternative date with you. If we are unable to accommodate you on another date we will provide you with a refund. Fair Weather Policy Remember, sailing is an outdoor activity and can at times get a little wet and windy. We reserve the right to cancel and reschedule if conditions require it. Your safety is our priority. We will continually monitor wind and weather conditions right up until the departure time. Direction is of the skipper who will take all conditions into account on the day (speed, direction etc). Children On Board Children are welcome as part of a family group but need to be under direct adult supervision at all times. Kids aged 2-3 may come along free with an accompanying adult, however please contact us prior to confirm spaces as we carry a limited number of toddler life jackets (Wahu vests are not sufficient). Children under 10 may be asked to wear a life jacket at all times. Reschedules / Refunds A lot of planning goes in to ensuring that guests get to experience their preferred tour and date. One reschedule is allowed up to 72 hours prior to departure. Further changes (not caused by us) are not permitted. Guest transfers are allowed if notice is given up to 24 hours before departure. Refunds are given at the discretion of management and will not be issued due to a change of mind. An admin and processing fee of $25 will apply. One reschedule is allowed up to 72 hours prior to departure. A re-booking fee of $25 may apply. For our full T&C's and cancellations policy please visit our website for further information: https://www.charter1.com.au/terms-and-conditions/