Starting at the Fremantle Visitor Information Centre, this tour takes a non-traditional route through Freo discovering the factual, irreverent and anecdotal along the way. Freo is the birthplace of the “Swan River Colony” and home to some of the most amazing stories from colonial times in Australia. Explore Fremantle with a local and hear the stories of astounding Irish prisoner escapes, comical British bushrangers, the shameful expulsion of aboriginals to Rottnest Island and its importance as a port during World War II. Visit all the landmarks including the Fremantle Prison and Fishing Boat Harbour. Enjoy some yummy treats at the Fremantle Chocolate Company and the Lolly WA Shop. View contemporary art at Moore & Moore Gallery and the Kidogo Art House concluding your tour at the oldest building in Western Australia, The Roundhouse. Tour also includes 10% off lunch at Kailis Fish Market Café.
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This trail offers you a diverse mix of what near and dear to this City’s heart, our arts scene. Commence at Australia’s flagship puppet theatre and meander through contemporary and indigenous galleries, explore our Writer Walk, see artists at work, enjoy public artworks, view artisan wares before jumping on the Cat Bus to end your journey within the beautiful grounds of the Fremantle Arts Centre. To visit Fremantle and miss this trail would be to miss something fundamental to this City’s identity. Length: 3.79km Time: 47 mmins
There's plenty to see and do in Fremantle and the Discovery Trail takes in iconic tourist attractions such as Fremantle Markets, the Cappuccino Strip, Fremantle Prison, the Maritime Museum as well as precincts and parks such as the west end and Esplanade Reserve. Length: 6.88km Time: 1.43 hrs
Free-wheeling Fremantle is a free bike hire service suitable for adults and youth that operates from E Bikes R Us at the E Shed on Victoria Quay. Bikes can be used anywhere in the Fremantle area allowing riders to explore the city at their own leisurely pace. Fremantle is an easy city to explore by bike. Dedicated bicycle lanes throughout the city and shared cycle paths running north, south and along the Swan River make it easy for cyclists to move around. Although Fremantle is built on a series of hills, the most interesting parts of the city and the popular things to do are easily accessible by bikes including the historic West End precinct, Fishing Boat Harbour, Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison and Fremantle Market. There are a limited number of bikes available for hire so we would suggest you arrive early to avoid disappointment. All bikes are in good condition and come supplied with a helmet and lock. Bikes can be hired from E Bikes R Us on Mondays between 10 am to 5 pm and 9 am to 5 pm on Wednesdays to Sundays. Terms and conditions apply.
Free-wheeling Fremantle is a free bike hire service suitable for adults and children that operates from the Fremantle Visitor Centre in Kings Square. Bikes can be used anywhere in the Fremantle area allowing riders to explore the city at their own leisurely pace. Fremantle is an easy city to explore by bike. Dedicated bicycle lanes throughout the city and shared cycle paths running north, south and along the Swan River make it easy for cyclists to move around. Although Fremantle is built on a series of hills, the most interesting parts of the city and the popular things to do are easily accessible by bikes including the historic West End precinct, Fishing Boat Harbour, Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison and Fremantle Market. There are a limited number of bikes available for hire so we would suggest you arrive early to avoid disappointment. All bikes are in good condition and come supplied with a helmet and lock. Terms and conditions apply.
The Fremantle CAT (Central Area Transit) is a free bus service that operates around the Fremantle central business district. The blue CAT services depart every 10 minutes and the red CAT services depart every 15 minutes. Both services run seven days a week, including public holidays except Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The service operates during these times: Monday to Thursday 7.30 am to 6.30 pm Friday 7.30 am to 8.00 pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10.00 am to 6.30 pm. The Fremantle CAT buses are easily accessible with kneeling actions – a driver activated entry ramp and low floor. To board, simply wait at any CAT stop – they're all shown on the Fremantle CAT bus map and timetable.
Welcome to Fremantle Food Tours – the most delicious way to visit Fremantle! Why stumble around and gamble with your food experience? We have mapped out a mouth watering and informative progressive dinner all around this beautiful city! These tours were founded on an intense love for two F’s – Food and Fremantle! Take a break from being a tourist and let our experienced guides walk you through the spots the locals love and visitors only dream of discovering. We will visit around 6 or 7 different bars, restaurants and even a brewery! At each stop you will hear a bit of the history about the foods and drinks served and always get a taste. Let’s just say we guarantee you will be well fed by the tour’s end! Monday Twilight Tour 5:45pm start time (approx 3 hours)Wednesday Twilight Tour 5.45pm (approx 3 hours)Friday Twilight Tour 5.45pm (approx 3 hours) Coming Soon: Daytime Cafe, Bar & Restaurant ToursComing Soon: Green Vego Tour (organic, vegan and vegetarian)
Fremantle Rickshaw offers a fun and unique way to get around the historical streets of Freo. Our 1 hour tour is an enjoyable and relaxing way to take in Fremantle's fascinating past and history. We also offer a 15 minute 'mini tour' and are available for private functions and short trips throughout the city.
Fremantle is among the most popular destinations in western Australia and the Esplanade Park is one of its most loveliest features. The Tourist Wheel has been in Fremantle since April 2013 and provides unprecedented views of Fremantle town and harbors Be transported 40 metres in fully enclosed gondolas
Nobody else can show you Fremantle like this tour can. Going to places larger vehicles and public transport cannot reach and with local driver guides whose knowledge is second to none! Since 1985 Fremantle Tram Tours has been providing guided tours to thousands of visitors to Fremantle aboard our replica 'trams'. With the entertaining and educational commentary provided by the driver our passengers quickly discover the authentic charm of Fremantle that makes it Western Australia's most visited city. Hop on and off at any of the six conveniently situated stops and we'll show you Fremantle from its bustling harbours, it's beautifully preserved architecture, the convict built Fremantle Prison and the famed Cappuccino Strip and Fremantle Markets.With our industry partners you can easily upgrade to a Prison tour or Swan River cruise with or without lunch and a Perth Explorer open top bus tour of Perth and Kings Park
Fremantle is the first City in Australia to have a QR code project like this, it is a virtual tour of its heritage sites. Freopedia lets you explore Fremantle at your leisure accessing the stories behind what made Fremantle what it is today. Simply download the QR Code phone application and take a walking tour of Fremantle by scanning the plaques on buildings, statues and the historical sites shown on the map. Take this map and explore the streets of Fremantle revisiting our City's rich heritage. From the notorious Moondyne Joe to the lives of John Curtin and Herbert Hoover, from riots, exploration, to great deeds on sporting fields and battle fields alike.
A Night Time Tour of Fremantle Creepiest Places that includes a Fish and Chip Supper! Join us every Friday night as we take a torchlight tour of Fremantle's oldest buildings, with the tram seating converted to dining car style. With other stops and surprises along the way your driver will entertain you with the historic background of the buildings and tales of some of Fremantle's earliest residents, some of who may choose to put in an appearance! At each stop we take a torchlight walking tour of the grounds*. Included in your evening is a Cicerellos fish 'n' chip supper** and a soft drink served at your table. Tour Highlights: Fremantle Prison (A full Torchlight Tour with a prison guide) The Roundhouse - The first prison in WA Fremantle Arts Centre* (the Old Asylum) or Fremantle Cemetery (the final resting place of some notorious gaol residents)
The Heritage Highlights Trail is a snapshot into Fremantle’s architectural and cultural heritage. The trail takes just under a couple of hours to walk but we recommend you set aside a full day to get the most out of this trail; pour over the history centre's collection, wander through the west end, explore the maritime museum and Fremantle Prison and finish up at Fremantle Arts Centre. Length: 5.72km Time: 1.19 hrs
We invite you to take a journey with us and experience some of Perth?s most iconic locations as you have never experienced them before, through the ancient Dreamtime stories of the region?s earliest and original inhabitants, the Wadjuk People. Once a year the Wadjuk would travel along the waterway we know as Derbal Yarrigan (Swan River) and meet at Walyalup (Fremantle) to celebrate the country and waterway they cared for. The Wadjuk had plenty of bush tucker to eat, many stories to tell and a dreaming that still continues today. Indigenous Tours WA has created a range of surprising and accessible tours that not only showcases some of Perth's premium tourist locations, including Fremantle and Perth, but offer a unique glimpse into the fascinating and ancient world of the first Australians.
Incorporated in this trail is the Fremantle Writers Walk; a series of five art installations celebrating past and present local writers who have a deep connection to Fremantle. Length: 2.78 km Time: 35 mins