Rottnest Island Snorkel and Sail

AUD $145.00
  • 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.  

Departing Thomson Bay, enjoy a leisurely sail to a secluded bay, cool down and hold on to our huge cargo net as we drag you through the water on route.  Anchored at the island’s top snorkel spots, find over 120 different species of tropical fish, you won’t see along the metropolitan coastline.  Look out for dolphins and the rare Australian sea lions!  Kayaks and SUP boards also available for your use.  

Enjoy a seasonal fruit platter as we sail you back to the jetty in time for the afternoon ferries.

Tour is suitable for ages 4 and up. Snorkelers must be aged 8+ to partake in guided snorkeling component. A swimming waiver is also required to be signed by all participants.


  • Spend 2.5 - 3 hours onboard our luxury catamaran, fitted full of all the fun stuff!
  • Access beautiful bays away and amazing snorkel trails away from the main settlement.
  • Hear from expert local guides and learn about Rottnest's underwater marine life.
  • Keep your eyes out for Sea Lions, Stingrays, Bottlenose dolphins and more.


  • Snorkel equipment (fins and masks)
  • Use of 2 kayaks & SUP
  • Cargo net
  • Seasonal fruit platter
  • Tea/Coffee
  • BYO additional drinks (no spirits please)


  • 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. 
  • NOTE:  if you book less than 24 hours prior to departure, we recommend contacting us before leaving Perth to determine if minimums are likely to be reached. As we have no control over whether minimums will be reached on the day, we cannot be held liable for impacts caused where to the tour isn't able to run. Please always email or phone ahead, if booking is last minute, and you day is in any dependent on this 


  • Children aged 1-3 are welcome onboard free with an accompanying adult. Please contact us us prior to confirm space availability as we carry only a limited number of toddler life jackets.
  • Children must be supervised at all times and must not be left alone on the vessel at any time.
  • Snorkellers must be aged 8 and over to partake in guided activities.


  • There will be other guests on the boat with you. For private tours please contact us directly. 
  • We operate with a minimum of 6 and typically a maximum of 24.
  • If minimum numbers are not reached we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss options.  Please note bookings remain open until 30 min prior to departure to allow time for daytrippers to book.
  • If we are unable to accommodate you on another date 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 we will provide you with a refund.

COVID-19 Notice

  • Charter 1 is following all government requirements regarding COVID-19 in relation to crew and guests. 
  • As at 31st January, passengers are not required to be vaccinated. This is subject to change in line with any government directions imposed at any particular time.
  • 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: