Charter 1

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

The ultimate eco adventure!

Hoist the sails for a magical experience aboard the famous yellow sailing catamaran!

Join Charter 1 from Fremantle as they take you to Rottnest and Carnac Islands on one of the snorkeling eco/wildlife tours, or an evening Twilight Sail through the beautiful waters of Cockburn Sound for Sunset.

Capella is the large yellow sailing catamaran that’s impossible to miss. Custom-designed for the ultimate charter experience with 360 degree views inside and out, she’s both large and comfortable.

Swim, kayak, recline in the cargo net or head to the reefs for a snorkel. Have a go on the SUP of just snooze and relax on one of the giant bean bags on Capella’s bows. The ultimate selfie!
You are also welcome to take part in the sailing. Keep an eye out for dolphins and humpback whales migrating between Sept and Dec too!

Having operated in Perth for over 15 years, you can be assured you are getting a quality experience with Charter 1. The expert crew know these waters inside out.

Tours are seasonal and operate October to April – check out the Charter 1 website for live availability.


Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours


Canoeing/Kayaking Snorkelling Swimming


Basic Moderate

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia



Activities in Perth don’t get better than sunset sailing on a world-class luxury catamaran!

Watch the day turn into night and the stars begin to shine.

Experience our magnificent west coast sunset from the ocean on the wide foredeck or rear cockpit deck and watch Fremantle, the Port and Harbour come alive with a kaleidoscope of colour.

You might even be joined by a pod of dolphins which love to play around the bows of Capella!

Your sunset adventure will start and finish from the world famous Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour. Capella is a luxury appointed 12.5m Schionning designed sailing catamaran noted for her stable ride and 360 degree views, purpose built for chartering.

A glass of sparkling and nibbles (shared antipasto platter) is on offer during your sunset sailing experience. You are also most welcome to BYO any additional drinks.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $149 to $229

A full day Rottnest Island experience by Luxury Catamaran. Join Charter 1 as they cruise across to Rottnest Island on this full day adventure including sailing, snorkelling, Stand-Up-Paddling (SUP) and kayaking in one of the many picturesque bays.

Interact with local marine life including the seals of Dyer Island if conditions are right for it or relax on the bows or in the large hammock. Head up to the beach for a game of beach cricket or spend the day doing bombies off the bow – it’s up to you! As they make their way home, jump in their cargo net for one last salt wash if the conditions are right for it.

An adventure-packed day and an experience that you won’t find anywhere else.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $109 to $139

Set sail to Carnac Island. Lying half way between Rottnest Island and Garden Island, this A Class nature reserve is teeming with wildlife and a major haul out for Australian Sea Lions.

Swim, snorkel, interact with local wildlife in the crystal blue water or sit back relax on this unique yellow catamaran which is as famous for it’s comfort and 360 degree views as it is its colour!

Stand-Up-Paddle, kayaks and quality snorkel gear are all provided for you.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $95 to $295

Watch the sky come alive as the day turns into night, with Bathurst Lighthouse and the magnificent Indian Ocean as stunning backdrops. A stunning perspective you find hard to find elsewhere and definitely not one to see by sitting at the beach!

For those that want a quick cool down on a balmy night, stop for a refreshing dip – the cargo net will be waiting for any takers!

Imagine your very own salt-water waterfall as you sail into the sunset with only the sounds of the breeze in the sails. Keep an eye out for friendly dolphins who love to ride Capella’s bows.

Your vessel is a 12.5 metre luxury Schionning Cosmos sailing catamaran, purpose-built for chartering. Designed with the comfort and safety of guests in mind, Capella boasts a comfortable indoor lounge as well as outdoor seating for up to 24.

Please note, if you are travelling for the day only, please book your ferry ticket before booking this experience. The last ferry departure may be before this experience ends.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly


Experience the magic of Rottnest Island by a luxury sailing catamaran. Sail through stunningly beautiful bays then dive right in to a snorkelers paradise.

Departing Thomson Bay, enjoy a leisurely sail to a secluded bay, cool down and hold on to their huge cargo net as they drag you through the water on route.

Anchored in at the island’s top snorkel spots, their catamaran the “Capella” can get right in close to shore. Discover over 120 different species of tropical fish that you won’t see along the metropolitan coastline.

Look out for dolphins and the rare Australian sea lion. With a population of just 15,000 their playfulness will leave you with the most amazing memories you didn’t know were possible.

Rottnest Island has so much more than just Quokka selfies! Let Charter 1 show you a perspective you won’t get from staying on the island.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

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