Perched on Victoria Quay at the Port of Fremantle, B Shed Cafe is possibly one of the best kept secrets by the water in Freo. Conveniently situated behind the Freo train station and as part of the free Cat bus route, B Shed Cafe offers tasty, fresh, homemade food in a unique and continually changing vista. Serving all day breakfast, delicious coffee, fresh juices, smoothies and a huge range of ever changing range of deliciousness all served with a side of sea breeze. Open 7 days a week from 6.30am. With it's view over the working harbour, B Shed Cafe is the PERFECT event space. Birthday's, weddings, wine tastings, product launches, industry nights......being able to host 80 sit down and 150 cocktail style, the possibilities are endless.
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Fremantle Ports Maritime Day returns for 2016. It's a fabulous free day out for families with a host of new features and exhibitions as well as familiar favourites from past years including the much loved Fremantle Harbour Classic yacht race in the harbour at 1pm. Action takes place throughout Victoria Quay, inside historic B Shed and on the water. Maritime Day is a fun-filled day for all ages, with an emphasis on information about the port, the maritime industry and maritime careers. New features this year include a visit from the Royal Australian Navy submarine, HMAS Sheean, berthing at Victoria Quay for the day. A performance from Taiko On, Japanese percussion ensemble. David Giles and the Freedom School of Art will be artists in residence. For the kids there will be maritime dress up and fancy dress competition, art workshops, facepainting and a full program of entertainment from local schools. The Fremantle Sailing Club’s Pipes and Drums will be playing along with quayside marching displays. Local historian and storyteller Mike Lefroy will guide a fascinating 40-minute walking tour. The sail Training Ship Leeuwin, the Duyfken replica and a Svitzer tug will be open for visiting with free boat rides on the harbour on offer, courtesy of South Metropolitan TAFE and the TAMs Group. Austal will display a number of scale models of ships the Henderson-based company has built and continues to build in Australia and around the world. Entry to the Western Australian Maritime Museum will be gold coin on the day and there will be a cook off between the Royal Australian Navy and Fremantle Ports with delicious food available for a gold coin donation to charity. There's plenty more happening throughout the day. Come down and take the opportunity to explore Victoria Quay.
There are not many places in the world where you can get up close to the action of a busy working port. At Victoria Quay in the heart of Fremantle you’ll witness the grace of giant container and cruise ships moving in and out of the harbour, you can spot dolphins, visit a world class museum or stand alongside a replica tall ship. It’s the place where manyy locals travel ‘overseas’ for the first time, leaving the mainland for a relaxing day trip or much needed break to 'Rotto' (Rottnest Island). It's a place for magical sunsets over the Indian Ocean, fisherman try their luck and the huge giraffe like cranes create a dramatic skyline that inspires local photographers and painters alike. Western Australian Maritime MuseumThe stunningly beautiful architectural icon that is Western Australian Maritime Museum is perched almost precariously over Fremantle Harbour. The museum houses several unique galleries with a changing exhibition program and is home to the winning America's Cup yacht Australia II and an Oberon class submarine—HMAS Ovens. Leeuwin IIA sail training tall ship, the Leeuwin II (Dutch for Lioness) is berthed just outside B Shed at Victoria Quay. The Leeuwin is a working ship that offers a learning and leadership development program for young people. With 3 masts, over 810 square metres of sail and around 55 metres in length, it makes a magnificent sight on the quay. The original Leeuwin Galleon was a Dutch ship that discovered and mapped some of the southwest corner of Australia in 1622. E—Shed MarketsEstablished in the E—Shed cargo store, which has been a part of Victoria Quay for almost 100 years, the forecourt at E—Shed Markets is one of the best places on the quay to sit in the sun and look out over the inner harbour. The combination of food stalls and market stalls changes regularly. Check our listings below for our hot spot recommendations. Bottlenose dolphinsTaking a stroll along Victoria Quay, riding the train to Perth or catching the Rottnest Ferry you’ll often spot a pod of Bottlenose dolphins in Fremantle Inner Harbour. They seem to love riding the backwash from the tug boats, ferries, container ships. Events coming up at Victoria QuayFremantle Ports Maritime Day | Saturday 12 NovemberTravellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World | 31 Oct 2016–23 Apr 2017Ovation of the Seas | 6 & 7 December 2016
At Kazoomies, we serve food inspired by North Africa, Spain, mothers, grandmothers, imagination and innovation. We enjoy what we do and love what we do. Amazing breakfast and tapas style lunch/dinner perfect for sharing.
Adventure or cruise? It's up to you... During a 3-hour short sail onboard our 1850’s style barquentine ship you can take part in sailing activities such as raising the sails, taking the helm and possibly even climbing the bowsprit. Or you can just sit back and enjoy the sail - the choice is up to you! Whichever way you choose, sailing on the STS Leeuwin II is a unique experience for the whole family. The sail includes light refreshments on board served with tea and coffee. Please note sails on New Year's Eve 10pm-1am & Australia Day 6-9pm are *special event prices.
Rottnest Express is the island's largest and most experienced cruise company, operating daily year-round services from Perth and Fremantle. We offer an extensive range of both fully-escorted and self-guided day tour packages including complimentary coach transfers from most hotels in Perth and Fremantle.
Victoria Cafe and Restaurant, Located at E-Shed and by the water is Fremantle's place to be. With a wide range of Gastronomical delights and a wide range of wines to match. Victoria Cafe and Restaurant is also suitable for group bookings and a suitable venue for small events. For more information or bookings contact us today.
Located on Victoria Quay, Fremantle, perched overlooking the Indian Ocean and Fremantle Harbour, the WA Maritime Museum displays some of Western Australia's most unique maritime pieces. Collected over many years the wide range of exhibits include the winning Americas Cup Yacht (Australia II), an Oberon class submarine - HMAS Ovens, the Welcome Walls, Jon Sanders' Parry Endeavour and many other iconic vessels from WA's maritime history. The WA Maritime Museum also hosts many exhibitions in their unique galleries throughout the year and is the perfect place to explore and learn about the history of the WA coastline. Also worth a visit and part of the WA Museum is the Shipwreck Gallery on Marine Terrace The WA Maritime Museum is educational and great fun for the whole family, young and old. It's must do on the list of things to do in Fremantle. Check the website for school holiday activities and things to do with kids. The museum is a short walk from Fremantle Train Station and Bus Port or jump on the free central area transit bus (red CAT) and get off right outside the steps of the museum.