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Woody Island Eco Tours

Tours Esperance


Woody Island Eco Tours is the official operator of the islands facilities. Our friendly staff look forward to welcoming you to our slice of paradise, where they will endeavour to help you create a most memorable experience.

Rich in history, Woody Island is one of the 105 islands in the Recherche Archipelago located just 15km off the coast of Esperance, Western Australia.

The island is ideally situated to provide you and your family/friends/colleagues a daytrip adventure.

Hours: From 08:00am till 04:00pm

Map & Directions

Taylor Street jetty Esperance WA 6450


Esperance is located on Western Australia's southern coast, it is 721 km south east of the State Capital City Perth, less than a day's drive or a short plane trip away!


Regional Express. Bookings online or by calling 13 17 13 or through a travel agent.

The Airport is located 26km north of Esperance on the Coolgardie - Esperance highway. You can organise car hire through Budget, Avis,or Hollywood Car Hire, or use the Esperance Taxi Service (phone (08) 9071 1782).


TransWA offer extensive service that run from East Perth terminal to Esperance. For bookings and inquiries


From Perth, visitors have many options to take while traveling to Esperance, depending on what you want to see along the way. Whether it is the Tin Horse Highway, Golden Pipeline, the Stirling Range and Fitzgerald River National Park or the giant ram in Wagin. For more details on how you can get to Esperance please contact the Esperance Visitor Centre on 08 9083 1555.

When you will arrive in Esperance, our ferry leaves from the Taylor street jetty at the end of Taylor street in town.

Cancellation Policy


a)Fares are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD) and are correct at time of publication. Prices include all transportation sightseeing entry fees and morning tea as stated in the day trips which can be viewed at or


a)If you have to cancel or reschedule all or part of your holiday for whatever reason cancellation fees will be applicable relative to the amount of notice given: Cancellations made Less than 24 hours prior to departure: NO REFUND

b)For any voyage cancellations due to adverse weather conditions or mechanical failures that are entirely outside of passengers’ control passengers will be offered: * to transfer to another suitable voyage on another day or; * a full refund for any unused components of travel.


Specific components of certain tours are weather dependent and Woody Island Eco Tours cannot be held liable if trip components are not available on the day of travel.


Travel insurance is NOT included. Woody Island recommends that passengers arrange their own travel insurance.


a)Child fares are available for passengers aged between 2-12 years inclusive and infant (under 2 year old)

b)Woody Island Eco Tours does not allow unaccompanied child passengers (16 years or under) to travel on our services. All children travelling must be under the responsibility of a traveling Adult.


a)A check-in time of 15-20 minutes prior to all departures is recommended to allow appropriate time for ferry loading requirements and passenger boarding. Woody Island Eco Tours reserves the right to refuse boarding to passengers that attempt check-in once vessel boarding has commenced.

b)Smoking is prohibited on board at all time.

c)Travel may only be permitted for a person or persons whose name(s) appear on the Woody Island Eco Tours manifests. Travel arrangements may only be transferred to another person(s) with the knowledge and authority of Woody Island Eco Tours and the person who made the booking.


a)All Luggage Freight and Personal Items are transported entirely at the risk of the ticket holder. We will always take the utmost care with your belongings but as we cannot inspect the condition or the method of packing by the ticket holder we do not accept any liability for damage to any items.

b)Please be aware that all luggage is handled manually by Woody Island Eco Tours staff. Please make sure that all luggage and food is stored in zip tight bags or plastic storage containers that are easily carried to avoid damage or goods spilling during transit. Packed Eskies and heavy items must be restricted to a maximum of 30kg due to the manual handling of these items. Items of value should be carried on you or in baggage under your care. Woody Island Eco Tours has the right to refuse any excess weight items or incorrectly packaged luggage and accepts no responsibility for damage or loss to luggage carried throughout transit.

c)Woody Island Eco Tours reserves the right to refuse items such as paddle boards and canoes depending on the room available on the ferry.


a)The visitors acknowledge if the equipment is lost stolen or damaged the visitor will be liable for the full replacement cost or repair of the equipment and authorizes Woody Island Eco Tours to debit the amount stated in section 8.b).

b)Schedule of Costs: * Loss of snorkelling set $55 * Damage to snorkelling set $25

c)The activity of snorkeling has some elements of danger. Injury is possible. Please use the equipment with care and responsibility