Tours

Insider Art Autumn 2017

Insider Art: Autumn 2017 showcases the creative achievements of incarcerated prisoners from across Western Australia.  A joint initiative of the Department of Corrective Services and Fremantle Prison, this quarterly exhibition will be on show in the old Print Shop (Fremantle Prison Gallery). These exhibitions are always diverse in style and ideas.  Pieces exhibited include those from traditional Aboriginal artists with 50,000 years of culture to draw upon; those created by prisoners engaged in tertiary courses in contemporary art practice; and everything in between.  Participation in the creative process offers prisoners more than simple education and recreation.  The production of artworks…

The Fremantle story magazine | Autumn 2017

This edition:  It is all about festival & events, with a season that runs through autumn into winter We chat with Kate Hulett about the amazing MANY 6160 and discuss the transition to a new Many 2.0 space on Adelaide Street Enjoy cooking the chili and lemon prawns recipe from Bottega chef, Jamie Galloway Celebrate the internationally reknowned street art in Freo (on walls) Explore the urban wanderlust in Freo's malls, arcades and piazzas  Discover eight foodie delights you need to try when you’re next in Freo Plus discount coupons, Instagram captures and much more Enjoy  Look out for our printed magazine at…

Fremantle Craft Beer Tour Cruise

Love beer? Fremantle has quickly become a haven for beer enthusiasts and what better way to immerse yourself in beer than with Captain Cook Cruises’ new Fremantle Craft Beer Tour and Cruise. The full day tour and cruise allows you to take in amazing sights as you cruise down the Swan River, before disembarking for an informative walking tour to Fremantle’s top bars; The Monk, Sail and Anchor and Clancy’s. This tour includes extensive beer tastings of some of the best beers Western Australia and Fremantle have to offer, along with a mouth-watering pub lunch. 

Reform The History of Reformative Measures

Prisons serve four main functions in society. They punish offenders, protect the community from criminals, act as a disincentive to people considering crime and provide prisoners the opportunity to reform before their release back into the community. The exhibition Reform: A History of Reformative Measures at Fremantle Prison explores what strategies were employed at Fremantle Prison to control and change prisoner behaviour. While Fremantle Prison was at times a place of harsh punishment, it also provided prisoners with the opportunity to acquire new skills and reform. The exhibition explores the practice of religion, education, work and training at Fremantle Prison through its…

Daily Brewery Tours at Little Creatures

We're pretty proud of our Fremantle brewery and we welcome visitors from far and wide every day. One shared belief when Little Creatures was just a twinkle in our eyes was that breweries over the years have hardly been the most romantic of places. Hidden behind big brick walls and imposing gates, very little was visible to the passing community. It is our ambition to change all that, to become an open and transparent Brewery that welcomes all walks of life to experience the wonder of brewing. Come on down, say hi and explore our little piece of brewing happiness.…

Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

Leeuwin Parent Project

The Leeuwin Foundation and Relationships Australia WA have joined forces to create an extraordinary and unique family voyage experience. Our experienced facilitators will support you to strengthen your family connections and increase the flow of communication, in a safe, supportive and fun environment. There is no doubt negotiating the teenage years can sometimes be challenging, and occasionally even overwhelming. Staying connected as a family and keeping the lines of communication open are essential to having a healthy and happy family. Join us on board the Leeuwin to learn a range of skills that will help improve your family communication and…

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School Holiday Escape Tours

Fremantle Prison is WA’s only World Heritage listed building and one of the State’s premier tourist attractions. So why not take the kids? They are guaranteed to have fun while learning about this amazing site. The kids Escape! Tour is an exclusive tour for children aged 5 to 12 years old. These special tours cost $11.00 and are running on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the April school holidays. Children will visit the sites of numerous dramatic escapes through the Prison’s history. Along the way their Tour Guide will tell a number of tales of daring, desperate and dangerous escapes from…

"Pirates" have arrived In Fremantle!

All aspiring young pirate recruits are invited to come aboard for a short tour of the Duyfken Replica this Easter weekend (15 - 17 April 2017) as part of the fun of the Fremantle Street Arts Festival.  You can join the crew and discover what life was like aboard a real Spice Trader ship that sailed and did battle on the waters off Indonesia 400 years ago. Make sure you come dressed in your best pirate outfit!

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History of Indigenous Incarceration at Fremantle Prison

Uncover the legacy of indigenous incarceration at ‘Walyalup’, a story of sadness and survival.Join Fremantle Prison’s experienced Tour Guides and learn about the confronting history of indigenous incarceration in Fremantle and Western Australia. Aboriginal people have been incarcerated in Western Australian prisons since the early days of the colony, first appearing at Fremantle Prison in 1858 when the convict and colonial prison systems were merged. By 1954, the number of Aboriginal prisoners had increased significantly, with men, women and children incarcerated in great numbers. This was in part due to a legacy of discriminatory legislation that resulted in differential treatment…

Convict History Tour

Step back in time to discover the fascinating convict history of Fremantle Prison, Western Australia’s only World Heritage listed building. Find out why almost 10,000 men were transported, how they built their own prison and helped to shape the future of Western Australia. Join one of our experienced tour guides and step back in time to discover the convict history of Western Australia’s most significant heritage attraction. Arriving in Fremantle in 1850, the job of the first convicts was to build themselves a prison. Construction of Fremantle Prison began in 1852, and by 1855 convicts had moved into the partially completed…

World Heritage Floor Talk: The Australian Convict Sites

Join Heritage Conservation Manager, Luke Donegan, as he discusses the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property, including Western Australia’s only World Heritage listed building Fremantle Prison. In 1972, UNESCO adopted the World Heritage Convention to promote cooperation among nations to protect heritage around the world that has such outstanding universal value that it must be preserved for current and future generations. Thus the World Heritage list was created, which today contains over 1000 sites of supreme cultural and natural heritage significance. In 2010 the Australian Convict Sites, a collection of eleven sites across Australia including Fremantle Prison and Port Arthur,…

Army Museum of Western Australia

The Army Museum of WA has a collection that encompasses material from the pre-federation period through to the present day, covering both peace-time army units as well as the involvement of West Australians in all major conflicts and operations that Australia was engaged in throughout this period including the South African War, World War 1, World War 2, the Korean War, South Vietnam and the more recent operations such as East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. The role of women's services in many of these major conflicts and operations is also integrated with the museum's displays covering these. Highly recommended as one…

Bar Hop

Bar Hop is a walking tour company operating in both Perth & Fremantle. The concept is simple. We visit three bars in three hours and the focus is on having fun! We’re all about meeting new people, so whether you haven’t been out in a while, can’t decide where to head out his weekend, or you’re from out of town and you’re just visiting Fremantle, Bar Hop has a great night out all ready for you to enjoy.

Boutique Cruise

What a lovely way to spend an evening, cruising  the river,  sitting on the deck, watching the sun go down over a glass of wine. You might  even see dolphins, JOY! You will  see the city lit up at night, awesome! and be  in plenty of time for dinner in one of Perths great restaurants. The boat is very comfortable, and there are even blankets and complimentary hot drinks to to keep you warm and cosy on cooler evenings, but you are very welcome to BYO and we will provide you with a glass, and ice!! Moonshine 11 is also available for charter and schuba diving see www.boutiquedive.com.au…

Bucket List Diver

Bucket List Diver is a new Scuba Diving School that recently opens its doors. We are offering personalise open water courses in small group of 2 to 4 students. We are basing our operation on the shore dive around Fremantle and Perth, in order to let you discover dive sites you will be able to dive by yourself once certified.Our courses take place during 2 to 3 days, depending if you want to dive Rottnest Island. We are offering online theory courses to let you take the course in your own time. Our prices are all inclusive and we are…

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Tours

Fremantle is well known for its range of wonderful attractions. Discover the stories behind them and enjoy one of the various tours on offer including tours of Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Maritime Museum or hop on a tram tour and take in all of the Fremantle attractions.