Beaches and Parks

Bathers Beach Fremantle

One of Fremantle's greatest attractions is its coastline of pristine beaches on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Bathers Beach is perfect for swimming, relaxing, kite surfing, paddling and other leisure activities. There is a wide range of facilities that can be accessed year round, and are utilised by locals and tourists alike. Bathers Beach is a popular beach inner city beach, located between Fishing Boat Harbour and the Round House, is the perfect place to relax and swim. Enjoy fish and chips and watch the sunset.

Birdwatching around Fremantle

Nestled between the Swan River and Indian Ocean, Fremantle provides a number of excellent birdwatching opportunities in some of the most picturesque locations of the metropolitan area. In the coastline areas coastal species such as Crested Tern can easily be encountered, whilst North Mole offers one of the best locations in the metropolitan area to look for pelagic sea bird species such as shearwaters.  The adjoining coastal heath contains species such as White-browed Scrubwren and White-cheeked Honeyeaterand remnant areas of woodland provide habitat for typical bush bird species of the Swan Coastal Plain. A number of birdwatching locations also have…

Booyeembara Park

Beautiful open grass parkland with nearby BBQ, picnic area  and man made lake.  This former limestone quarry has been transformed into new landscape - gently undulating with water body. Fantastic Nature play area with carved logs and seating, 5 way swing covered by shade sails, and musical instruments (Eyechimes and Tubano drums).

Esplanade Reserve

Situated in the heart of Fremantle enjoy a picnic in the park while the kids are occupied with a playground, table tennis, parkour and a world class skatepark.   

Esplanade Youth Plaza

The award winning Esplanade Youth Plaza is located in the heart of Fremantle on the  south eastern corner of Fremantle's Esplanade Reserve. This facility is an iconic world class $1.6M plaza and has one of the most impressive skateboarding areas ever seen in Perth. Featuring an extensive street section that caters for all ages as well as a central focal marine buoy in the middle of the bowl section. The plaza also caters for a variety of other interests such as ping pong, rock climbing, slacklining and parkour. Workshops are run regularly for skateboarding and parkour during the school holidays.…

Fremantle Public Golf Course

​A well-established public golf course.​Only 9 holes, but a tricky test of golf.Narrow fairways, small greens. Depending on whether the Freo Doctor is blowing, this Par 34 layout can be your best friend or your worst enemy.But it's always interesting.​Located in Montreal Street, just off High Street, just 2 minutes from downtown Fremantle

Gilbert Fraser Oval

Gilbert Fraser Reserve is a public recreation area dating from at least 1894. It is the home ground for the North Fremantle Amateur Football Club, formed in 1920. It contains a football oval, other playing fields, the grandstand, clubrooms, memorial gates, fences, tennis courts and flood lights. The Memorial gates honour Laurie Tetley, long-time treasurer and supporter of the North Fremantle Amateur Football Club and L.R. Charlton for his long association with the Tennis Club are also a feature of the place. The Norfolk Island Pines planted after the Second World War contribute to the aesthetic and landmark qualities of…

Leighton Battery Heritage Site - Buckland Hill

Buckland Hill, named by Captain Stirling after James Buckland, FRS, a reader in Geology at Oxford University and later Dean of Westminster, is the last remaining peak of seven hills in the area. It is one of the highest points in the Perth Metropolitan area. It is thought that Willem de Vlaming, the early Dutch navigator landed close by this feature in 1697 and climbed the hill to ascertain what lay beyond it and in doing so noted the Swan River, which he named. The military involvement came about in the early 1900s when defence facilities were built at North…

Leighton Beach Fremantle

One of Fremantle's (and Western Australia's) greatest attractions is its coastline of pristine beaches on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Leighton Beach and Port Beach are two of Perth's most visited and loved beaches, beautiful white sands, turquoise clear water are great for swimming, body surfing, snorkelling, wind and kite surfing or just relaxing and enjoying the view to Rottnest Island. Enjoy takeaway food and drinks from the kiosks or try one of the restaurants and cafe's incuding Bib & Tucker and The Shipping Lane. Leighton Beach is a 5 minute walk from the North Fremantle train station on…

Monument Hill

Monument Hill is one of the best vantage points in Fremantle. The 11 acre reserve overlooks Fremantle Harbour, Garden Island, Rottnest Island to the west, and the Darling Ranges to the east. Monument Hill is home to the Fremantle war memorial where public services are held on ANZAC and Remembrance day. 

Nature and art hub for kids and their grown ups

Come and enjoy a refreshment in peace whilst your children explore, create and play in our nature play area. Here at Moore & Moore our Café is 60% farm-to-table and we pride ourselves in supporting local farmers to bring you a range of fresh and organic options. We are firm believers that a healthy diet as well as the opportunity for unstructured natural play can be hugely beneficial in the development of children.Benefits of nature play: • Children who play regularly in natural settings are sick less often. Mud, sand, water, leaves, sticks, pine cones and gum nuts can help…

Picnic spots in Fremantle

Fremantle is the perfect spot for a picnic whether it's a family occasion, a catch up with friends or a romantic evening watching the sun go down. Grab your picnic basket, a rug, some cheese and wine and spend some time soaking up the beautiful views. Our sunsets over the Indian Ocean are pretty spectacular.  Top spots include: Monument Hill Bathers Beach Port and Leighton Beach South Beach Round House Esplanade Reserve Fremantle Arts Centre

Port Beach Fremantle

One of Fremantle's greatest attractions is its coastline of pristine beaches on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Port Beach Fremantle is popular Fremantle beach that is perfect for swimming, relaxing, kite surfing, paddling and other leisure activities. There is a wide range of facilities that can be accessed all year round and are utilised by locals and tourists alike. The stunning white sands of Port Beach and Leighton Beach further to the north are some of Fremantle and Perth's most visited and loved beaches, famous for their glorious and romantic sunsets. You can swim, snorkel, wind and kite surf,…

Rainbow

At nine metres high, 19 metres long and tipping the scales at 66 tonnes, Rainbow is not your average public art piece. The sculpture, by prominent Perth artist Marcus Canning, is constructed from nine recycled sea containers joined to form an arch. Colourful and creative, the sea containers form the shape of a giant rainbow as a universal symbol of hope and inspiration as well as being a highly visible Fremantle welcome statement. The largest public art piece ever commissioned by the City of Fremantle, the $145,000 Rainbow is the jewel in the crown of more than 50 public art…

Sandtrax Beach

A hidden gem - Sandtrax Beach – north of Fremantle’s northern most breakwater.  This is a good spot to avoid the blustery Fremantle Doctor when it’s in full sand-blast swing.

South Beach Fremantle

One of Fremantle's greatest attractions is its coastline of pristine beaches on the edge of the Indian Ocean. South Beach Fremantle is perfect for swimming, relaxing, kite surfing, paddling and other leisure activities. There is a wide range of facilities that can be accessed year round, and are utilised by locals and tourists alike. Located in Fremantle's inner harbour, close to the centre of Fremantle, South Beach is a family friendly beach with superb views of Rottnest, Carnac, and Garden islands. South Beach is the perfect place to enjoy a swim, a picnic or BBQ. Enjoy a coffee or a…

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Beaches and parks

One of the greatest Fremantle attractions is its coastline of pristine beaches on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Fremantle beaches are some of WA’s most visited and loved beaches. Beautiful white sands, turquoise clear water are great for water activities or just relaxing and enjoying the view to Rottnest Island. Fremantle parks are popular for family BBQ’s and activities and thoroughly enjoyed by all throughout the year.