Whale Watching Perth by Rottnest Fast Ferries
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Sardine Jetty, Fishing Boat Harbour , Fremantle, 6160
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Rottnest Fast Ferries has purchased Whale Watching Perth and will begin running out of an additional Harbour; The Sardine Jetty at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour,  as of 17 September 2021.

This gives Rottnest Fast Ferries both a northern and southern departure point, for our 2-hour Whale Watching Cruise. We have rebranded our Whale watching experience at both Departure points under the brand:

Whale Watching Perth by Rottnest Fast Ferries www.whalewatchingperth.com

Rottnest Fast Ferries partnership with AQWA, The Aquarium of Western Australia, continues at our new location, providing live commentary and education during the 2 hour experiential cruise.

Fremantle Departure

Witness the annual southern migration of the humpback Southern Right and rare Pygmy Blue whales on a scenic 2-hour whale watching cruise departing from the tourism precinct of Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour.

Experience the thrill of coming face to face with the majestic Whales annually, from September to the end of November, these gentle giants can be sighted frolicking in the waters off the WA coastline.

The only Western Australian whale watching operator to have on board a marine scientist from AQWA – The Aquarium of Western Australia for live and educational commentary.

Get up close to the magnificent marine mammals aboard our air-conditioned, state of the art vessel and save precious time over slower vessels. Enjoy the best possible view of the majestic Whales from one of our three viewing areas.

Take advantage of our large open deck spaces to capture spectacular close-up photographs; you may even hear the beautiful songs of the whales on our Hydrophone!

Snacks are available onboard with licensed bar facilities.

Departing Daily at 9.30am from the Sardine Jetty, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour

Boarding 9.15am Sharp

As whales are wild animals, whale sightings are not guaranteed, however the experienced and attentive crew ensure that you have the best possible chance at finding the whales

If on any tour whales are NOT sighted, passengers are entitled to go on the next available tour free of charge.

Adult                   $65

Child 4-12           $35

Toddler 2-3        $25

Infant 0-2           $5


Chamber Member offer:

Whale Watching Perth by Rottnest Fast Ferries offers 50% OFF their Whale Watching Cruise! Departing The Sardine Jetty Fremantle.

Use the coupon code ‘FCCIWW’.


  • Discount applies to Adult and Child fares.
  • Bookings can be made online, over the phone or emailed through to our reservations team.
  • Whale Watching season commences 17th September until the end of November.