Fleet

Cessna 208 Caravan Amphibian

The Cessna Caravan is the aircraft of choice for our seaplane operation. With 14 seats and the ability to comfortably host 12 passengers, small to medium sized groups can easily fly together to reach Rottnest Island and other destinations in record time. The Caravan has proven to be one of the safest and most reliable aircraft ever built and the amphibious floats give us the flexibility to land on any runway or suitable body of water within flying distance of the Swan River.

Capacity: 12 Passengers
Length: 11.9m (39ft)
Wingspan: 15.9m (52ft)
Height: 5m (16ft)
Cruising Speed: 300km/h (186mph)
Range: 1463km (909 miles)

Cessna 208 Caravan

An additional Cessna Caravan without floats enables us to fly to Rottnest Island and other destinations when higher winds make the seaplane unavailable. Identical on the inside but noticeably lower to the ground, the Caravan is used for afternoon flights between Rottnest Island and Jandakot and is available for private charter to Margaret River and beyond.

Capacity: 12 Passengers
Length: 11.9m (39ft)
Wingspan: 15.9m (52ft)
Height: 2.7m (9ft)
Cruising Speed: 344km/h (214mph)
Range: 1982km (1232 miles)

Cessna 206

The smallest fixed wing aircraft of the fleet is the Cessna 206 which can take small, private groups and families to Rottnest Island. The popular breed of aircraft has been in production since 1964 and is still being produced by Textron Aviation today. Rottnest Air Express use this type of aircraft to reach Rottnest Island in 15 minutes from Jandakot Airport.

Capacity: 5 Passengers
Length: 8.6m (28ft)
Wingspan: 11m (36ft)
Height: 2.7m (9ft)
Cruising Speed: 263km/h (214mph)
Range: 1352km (840 miles)

Robinson R44

Robinson’s R44 helicopters provide excellent reliability, handling and altitude performance. The R44 is ideal for small groups of up to 3 passengers to reach Rottnest Island in only 20 minutes from Jandakot Airport.

Capacity: 3 Passengers
Cruising Speed: 217km/h (135mph)
Range: 555km (345 miles)

Bell 206 Longranger

The Bell 206 is a powerful turbine engine helicopter that is perfect in taking groups of up to 6 passengers to Rottnest Island in under 20 minutes from Jandakot Airport. The aircraft provides comfortable travel and exceptional reliability and handling.

Capacity: 6 Passengers
Cruising Speed: 194km/h (120mph)
Range: 611km (379 miles)