The green and white Transperth ferry across Swan River connects Barrack Street Jetty with South Perth and the zoo. The standard fare for adults is $ 1.60. Tickets can be obtained from the counter or ticket machine on the jetty, not on board.
The ferry runs between the Mends Street Jetty in South Perth and the Barrack Street Jetty in Perth. It's a cheap way to go between these two places and always gives the kids a thrill. Ferries run approx every 1/2 hour.
Timetables and fares are available from the Transperth website.
Golden Sun Cruises depart daily from Perth and Fremantle jetties and will take you up or down the river depending on what you want to see. You can either go one way or you can do a return and even take a luncheon cruise. There is a commentary as well to point out various areas of interest as you cruise. They also cater for Casino, Golfing, Vineyard and Brewery Tours.
Location : Opposite the Bell Tower
No 4 Jetty Barrack Square, Perth
At Sorrento, Hillarys Fast Ferries operates a 35metre high speed ferry – The Seaflyte to Rottnest Island. The air-conditioned ferry holds 300 passengers and also has a licensed kiosk onboard. the MV Seaflyte, a 35 metre twin engine high speed ferry. They operate several different tours (including Whale Watching and Twilight Cruises) and also have accommodation packages for Rottnest Island also.
They have a free coach pick-up from hotels, caravan parks and back packers
accommodation around Perth city and other areas.
Transperth Ferries run daily from 6.50am to 7.15pm. The ferry travels between the Barrack Street Jetty in the city and Mends Street Jetty, South Perth. Ferries also run to and from Rottnest Island.
Take a ferry to Fremantle and see gorgeous mansions alongside the swan river. You might encounter dolphins during your 1-hour travel.