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Our Ferries

Designed for speed and comfort

The crossing from Fremantle to Rottnest is renowned for being one of the roughest in the southern hemisphere. Our fleet of three high-speed, ocean-going ferries (“Star Flyte Express”, “Eagle Express”, and “MV Sea Eagle Express”) have been specifically designed to counter these conditions and today Rottnest Express is known for its smooth, fast and safe crossings in any conditions.

Star Flyte Express

Length Overall 38.92m
Beam 8.5m
Draught 1.8m
Displacement 151 tonne
Propulsion 2 x 1200Kw MTU V12 396
Fuel Diesel
Water N/A
Top Speed 26 knots
Time to Rottnest 30 min
Max # of passengers 503

Eagle Express

Length Overall 34.75m
Beam 7.0m
Draught 1.8m
Displacement 80.45 tonne
Propulsion 3 x 788Kw MTU V12 2000
Fuel Diesel
Water N/A
Top Speed 32 knots
Time to Rottnest 25 minutes
Max # Passengers
329

Sea Eagle Express

Length Overall 30m
Beam 6.5m
Draught 1.8m
Displacement 63.67 tonne
Propulsion 3 x 610Kw V12 183
Fuel Diesel
Water N/A
Top Speed 30 knots
Time to Rottnest 25 minutes
Max # of Passengers 243

Eco Express

Length Overall 12.5m
Beam (width) 4.2m
Draught 0.9m
Displacement 5.6 tonne
Propulsion

3x275hp Mercury outboards

Fuel Diesel
Water 200 litres
Top Speed 43 knots
Time to Rottnest 20 minutes
Max # of Passengers 44