See & Do

Victoria Quay

Visit Victoria Quay to experience Fremantle's historical port side waterfront with a backdrop to Western Australia's biggest and busiest working port. The iconic Western Australian Maritime Museum, Leeuwin Ocean Adventures, the Welcome Walls, Fremantle Passenger Terminal, B Shed and a collection of unique markets, cafes and bars are all on Victoria Quay which is only a stone throw away from Fremantle's CBD and train station. Victoria Quay is an ideal spot to escape the bustle of Fremantle's centre and soak up some cool ocean air. The Rottnest Ferry and Captain Cook Cruises leave regularly from Victoria Quay in front of the…

Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre

The Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre is located near the Roundhouse at Arthur's Head, Fremantle. This is the site where Captain Fremantle arrived and settlement begun in 1829 and where Whadjuk Nyoongars shouted "Warra Warra" to European arrival. The cultural centre exhibits local Nyoongar artists work and offers programs run by Aboriginal people in Aboriginal art, Nyoongar language, Aboriginal history and cultural tours. Click here to watch the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre promo video.

Wasamba Carnival Drummers

What do you get when you combine LOUD Rio-Style percussion, a panoply of rainbow-hued circus costumes and the collective joy of many impassioned community members? The performance phenomena that is Wasamba!! Wasamba is a community driven drumming group based in the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia that begun early in 2003. It is a favourite of West Australian event organisers around Perth because of it's unique melange of drumming, dancing, theatre, circus and "portable party". Put simply, WASAMBA makes festivals festivals!

West End

The West End is distinctly Fremantle’s heritage district, with its exceptionally well-preserved nineteenth-century port-city townscape and architecture and has recently been included in the State Register of Heritage Places. It’s quaint and old-fashioned streets are the perfect destination to explore Fremantle’s roots and forms a valuable collection of some of the states finest heritage buildings. It has been described by some as like a theatre set.  The area is adjacent to Victoria Quay and at times you witness the slightly surreal activity of huge container ships moving silently across the streetscape. At the top of the West End you'll find the…

Westcoast Jet

Westcoast Jet's 850hp Open Ocean Jet Boat "Okiedokie" has been around now since 1999 thrilling (and wetting) 10's of thousands of locals and tourists from all over the world. We get the big thumbs up from overseas visitors who most say, "the best boat ride they've been on". With a 100%, yes folks, that's a 100% safety record over the last 15 years of operating Open Ocean Jet Boat Tours, we'll take care of you! Our skippers are highly trained and experienced in operating 12 metre Jet Boats on the Fremantle waters, which can be pretty tricky when the Freo…

Western Australian Maritime Museum

Located on Victoria Quay, Fremantle, perched overlooking the Indian Ocean and Fremantle Harbour, the Western Australian 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 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…

Western Australian Museum - Shipwreck Galleries

The Western  Australian Museum-Shipwreck Galleries is recognised as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the southern hemisphere. The Museum is housed in 1850s-era Commissariat building and has since been restored to its historic glory. Steeped in history, the galleries house hundreds of relics from ships wrecked along WA's treacherous coastline, including the original timbers from the Batavia (wrecked in 1629), the de Vlamingh plate, and also countless artefacts from the Dutch shipwrecks Zuytdorp, Zeewijk and Vergulde Draeck.

Whale Watch Western Australia

This 5 Star Whale Watch experience will not only show you the whales but also educate you in why they have grown from near extinction in 1962 to over 35,000 today, the largest humpback family in the world, right here in Fremantle, Augusta, Busselton and Margaret River, Western Australia. SUPERIOR LUXURY & SERVICE Learn the Language of the Whales™ via our live onboard commentary as they communicate with each other both visually and by sound. Whale Watch experts will guide you through the cruise with indepth knowledge of the whales as they pair up with their partners on the journey north and their…

World's End Studio

World's End Studio a historic studio, perched on the cliff top behind the roundhouse, shared by visual artists Tessa Joy and Fred Mehta. Tessa Joy is a painter with a passion for drawing and mixed media. She runs art classes for both children and adults at the studio. Fred Mehta is a multi media sculptor creating an army of angels. Original artwork, limited edition prints and reproductions are available to purchase. The studio is an ideal venue for intimate events such as poetry recitals, album launches or workshops.  

Wray Avenue

Wray Avenue has long been popular with locals and visitors for its unique and special "freo" vibe. With quirky new cafes, alternative bars, stunning fashion and homewares shops, Wray Ave is an lovely hub to explore and one of Fremantle's best kept secrets. Being a stone's throw away from central Fremantle, Wray Avenue is the perfect location to escape the hustle and bustle and indulge in some retail therapy. Or perhaps wander into Wray Avenue's unique cafe's to try some of Fremantle's best coffee's and cakes. Getting to and from: Fremantle's Wray Avenue is a 15 minute walk from the Fremantle…

Zinongo Gallery

At Zinongo Gallery, Njalikwa Chongwe exhibits a wide range of handmade ceramics. Established nearly 25 years ago, by Ceramic Artist Njalikwa Chongwe and his partner Jacqueline Rodrigues, Zinongo Gallery has become a distinctive landmark in South Fremantle, with its 2 metre high mural of the three dancing women adorning the gallery facade. The gallery is located in a traditional corner shop, set high on the Beaconsfield Ridge, overlooking the Indian Ocean with views to Rottnest Island. Njalikwa makes and fires a wide range of low fired Raku and high fired Stoneware ceramic pieces. Zinongo is the ideal place to visit…

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