Barrack Street Jetty

Barrack Street Jetty is located on the edge of Perth Water on the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia.

Barrack Street Jetty
LocationBarrack Square, Esplanade Reserve
Owned byPublic Transport Authority
Operated byTransperth
Platforms6 jetties
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1
WebsiteMetropolitan Redevelopment Authority
Previous namesKing Cole's Jetty

Historically, it has been a significant location on Perth Waterfront at the end of Barrack Street.[1][2] The first jetty built on the site was known as King Cole's Jetty and Cole's Jetty, named after Henry Laroche Cole, the first chairman of the Perth City Council.[3] Today six jetties exist.

As part of the Elizabeth Quay project, Barrack Street Jetty is to be reconfigured with jetties 1 and 5 extended and jetty 6 demolished.[4]


Barrack Street Jetty was served by Transperth ferry services to Mends Street until the opening of the Elizabeth Quay Jetty in January 2016. Until April 2005, Transperth services also operated to Coode Street.[5] Rottnest Express operate services to Rottnest Island.[6]

Various cruise operators, including Captain Cook Cruises and Golden Sun Cruises, use the jetty.[7][8]

Ferry route Destination / description
[99999] Barrack Street Jetty
to Mends Street[9]

Transperth operates one route via Barrack Street Jetty, the Blue CAT.[10]


  1. "Unusually Rough Seas at the Barrack Street Jetty". The Sunday Times. Perth: National Library of Australia. 19 July 1925. p. 13. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
  2. "Repairing Storm Damage at Barrack Street Jetty". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 5 August 1932. p. 22. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
  3. "Principal News Items of One Hundred Years of Publication". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 5 January 1933. p. 55. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  4. Elizabeth Quay Waterfront Development Project Maritime Constructions
  5. Greater frequency for Mends Street ferry service during peak periods Minister for Planning & Infrastructure 9 May 2005
  6. "Departure locations". Rottnest Express. 2018. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  7. Cruises Captain Cook Cruises
  8. Home Golden Sun Cruises
  9. Timetable Archived 24 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine Transperth
  10. "Perth CAT Timetable 203" (PDF). Transperth. 31 January 2016. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
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