Domestic Commercial Vessel (DCV) Permit

The Domestic Commercial Vessel Annual Permit is available for domestic commercial vessels who wish to enter the Rottnest Island Marine Reserve, with additional admission fees payable based on passenger numbers and whether the passengers wish to remain on the water or to land on Rottnest Island.

Please refer to the below pricing as a guide.

Annual permit fee for Domestic Commercial Vessels $109.50
Water-based activities admission fee – per adult $11
Water-based activities admission fee – per child
Please note that the below standard Rottnest Island Admission fees apply for each passenger wishing to land on Rottnest Island itself.

Adult / Student Day Visitor
Child (4–12yrs) Day Visitor
Family Group* Day Visitor

Adult / Student Extended Stay**
Child (4–12yrs) Extended Stay**
Family Group* Extended Stay**
Child rates apply for children aged four to twelve years inclusive. There are no admission fees for children under four.

*A family group is two adults and two children.

**An extended stay rate is for a person travelling to and from the island on different days, and is valid for the duration of that visit.

Single visit fees must be paid prior to arrival online or upon arrival at the Visitor Centre or by phoning Rottnest Island Reservations on 1800 111 111 between 8:30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Further information and DCV permit application forms can be requested from