Rottnest Island Snorkel and Sail

AUD $169.00
  • Duration: 150 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Rottnest Island, WA
  • Product code: RTECOSAIL

Experience the magic of Rottnest Island by luxury sailing catamaran!  Sail the island’s stunning coastline and dive into an underwater paradise, full snorkel gear included.  Enjoy all the comfort and luxuries that being on a sailing catamaran provide, including plenty of bow space to lounge on, water toys and a huge cargo net.

Anchored at one of the island’s best snorkel spots, be guided by our onboard guide(s) as you navigate over coral reefs and sea meadows. Rottnest boasts over 120 different species of tropical fish that you won’t see near the mainland.  Be on the lookout for dolphins, stingrays and the playful Australian sea lion (note: sightings cannot be guaranteed). Two kayaks and a SUP board are also available for use, subject to wind conditions.  Choice of destination on the day is determined by the skipper, taking into account current weather conditions. We

After your swim, climb back onboard and warm up with a hot tea/coffee along with a light snack of seasonal fruit, before we lift anchor and raise the sails (wind permitting!).

A swimming waiver is required to be signed by all participants before entering the water. To participate in water-based activities, you must be of moderate swimming ability. A good guide is a minimum 200m and in depths of 2-4m, independently. Please contact us if you are unsure. 


  • Spend 2.5 - 3 hours onboard our luxury catamaran, fitted full of all the fun stuff!
  • Be guided by our expert crew through one of the islands top snorkel trails. 
  • Have a go at raising the sails, ride the cargo net, or chill out on the large, spacious bows
  • Keep your eyes out for Sea Lions, Stingrays, dolphins and more.


  • Quality snorkel equipment: fins and masks
  • Use of 2 kayaks & SUP and cargo net (if conditions are right for it)
  • Have a go at raising the sails
  • Seasonal fruit platter
  • Tea/Coffee/Water
  • BYO welcome (conditions apply)


  • Departs from Thomsons Bay, Rottnest Island.  
  • If you are travelling by ferry for the day, please ensure your ferry arrives at least 30 minutes prior to this tour and allow 30 minutes at the end of this tour for ferry departure time. 
  • IMPORTANT:  If you are booking a tour that departs in the next 24 hours, we recommend contacting us to confirm the status of your preferred tour time.  We will not be held liable for costs incurred due to tours that do not reach minimum bookings and/or where weather prevents a tour from proceeding. We reserve our right to operate in accordance with our own terms and required notice periods. 


  • Children aged 1-3: please contact us us prior to booking.
  • Children aged 4-12 require a Child Ticket. Please advise the ages of all children <12 when placing the booking, to ensure adequate life jacket provisioning on the day.
  • Children must be supervised at all times and must not be left alone on the vessel at any time.
  • Snorkelers must be aged 8 and over to partake in the guided trail component of the tour, but may otherwise snorkel nearby as long as accompanied by a parent.


  • This is a public tour which means you will be on tour with others, of all ages. For private tours please contact us directly. 
  • Requires a minimum of 8 to proceed. Maximum group size is generally 24 (excl. infants). 
  • If minimum bookings are not reached we will contact you as soon as practicable to discuss alternative options, noting that tours will stay open until the final hours to allow time for new arrivals to book. 
  • If we are unable to accommodate you on another date, and you have booked directly with us, we will provide you with a refund.


  • Sailing is an outdoor activity and exposure to the elements should be expected. Perfect weather conditions are never guaranteed. 
  • We reserve the right to cancel and reschedule if conditions become unsafe. Tour cancellations are at the sole discretion of Charter 1. 
  • If we are unable to accommodate you on another date, and you have booked directly with us, we will provide you with a refund.


  • Charter 1 is following all government requirements regarding COVID-19.
  • Standard cancellation terms apply.  We recommend taking out travel insurance if you have any concerns. 
  • Please keep an eye on our COVID-19 notice for latest updates, available here:


  • A lot of planning goes in to ensuring that guests get to experience this tour on their preferred date.
  • Tickets are non-refundable but date changes may occur, subject to tour T&C's found here: