Tours

Insider Art Spring 2017

Insider Art: Spring 2017 showcases the creative achievements of incarcerated prisoners from across Western Australia.  A joint initiative of the Department of Justice 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 can be an important component…

10863 Bushranger presented by ActBelongCommit

10863 Bushranger showcases artworks created by WA visual artist Di Taylor and tells the life and adventures of Frank Thomas, a young bushranger from the Mid West region of Western Australia. Thomas regularly appeared in the news in the early 1920s for his skill as a rider and bushman, for eluding police and for escaping custody on multiple occasions. He spent time at both Geraldton Gaol and Fremantle Prison, with The West Australian comparing his exploits to the Kelly gang!

Fremantle Round House - 1pm cannon firing

Discover WA’s oldest public building . Find out what the ‘curfew bell’ was used for, how many cells the Round House had in the 1800s, and maybe even get locked up in our stock and pillory! At 1pm (sharp) each day, join us as we fire the cannon and lower the time ball on the Gun Deck next to the Round House. Visitors are welcome to be our ‘Honorary Gunner’ of the day and we accept advance bookings via the Round House website to avoid disappointment - so come and celebrate an anniversary, a birthday, or 'just because'! The Round House is open…

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…

Leeuwin Tall Ship Sails

Our tall-ship sails on the STS Leeuwin II is an adventure for the whole family. Not only will you and your family be able to experience sailing on an 1850’s style barquentine ship, you will learn about our Youth Leadership Voyages and meet the crew who sail throughout the year. We invite those of all ages can join in the activities, no sailing experience is required however we are an active sailing ship, so a low level of fitness is good to have. Help our crew haul the lines, take the helm and why not try some climbing aloft? If you just want to enjoy the Fremantle…

School Holiday Youth Explorer Voyage

Leeuwin II Voyage from Fremantle to Busselton. Packed with adventure and sailing activities, voyages aboard the Leeuwin are a great way to push your personal limits and overcome challenges. Leeuwin is a working ship, so during the voyage you will be part of all ship operations, from steering the ship, setting and furling the sails, navigating and cleaning the ship to climbing the masts, working aloft and standing watch while sailing through the night. Leeuwin operates under the principle of ‘challenge by choice’: the more you are willing to challenge yourself, the more you take away from the experience. Every day…

New Years Eve Afternoon Sail

Celebrate the year that was and make resolutions for the year to come onboard the STS Leeuwin II.  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, kids activities 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.

Leeuwin End of Year Voyage

Celebrate the End of Year on board the Leeuwin End of Year Voyage. STS Leeuwin II is Western Australia’s own tall ship, a 3-masted 1850’s barquentine.  Meet new people, forge lasting friendships and an experience you’ll never forget! Voyage sails from Fremantle to Busselton from 7-13 January, 2018.  Experience a week at sea: steer the ship, set and furl the sails, navigate the course and climb the 33m main mast. Grab a group of friends and join the crew for this amazing opportunity today. What will you get out of it?• Confident communication • Team work• Leadership• Resilience and• The adventure of a lifetime! Every participant is invited…

Australia Day | Night Sail on Leeuwin II

Spend your Australia Day - Night onboard the STS Leeuwin II and soak in the atmosphere.  Our tall-ship sails on the STS Leeuwin II is an adventure for the whole family. Not only will you and your family be able to experience sailing on an 1850’s style barquentine ship, you will learn about our Youth Leadership Voyages, join in kids activities and meet the crew who sail throughout the year. We invite those of all ages can join in the activities, no sailing experience is required however we are an active sailing ship, so a low level of fitness is good to have. Help our crew haul the…

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.

Blue Destiny Boat Charters

Spend an awesome day or evening, cruising the river or ocean, relaxing on deck, or join our regular snorkelling or scuba diving tours of the beautiful Fremantle waters.  You have the option of cruising up the Swan River or enjoying a visit to Carnac or Rottnest Island. Enjoy a private party cruise or join our regular snorkel and scuba diving group day trips to Rottnest Island. The boat is very comfortable for party charters or snorkelling & diving day trips.  Blue Destiny is available for private charters, snorkelling & scuba diving day trips see www.bluedestiny.com.au

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…

Captain Cook Cruises WA

Captain Cook Cruises is Perth's premier cruise company, offering it's guests a chance to experience Perth and Fremantle from a completely unique perspective, with picturesque cruises along the beautiful Swan River.Cruises depart from Fremantle at Victoria Quay (B Shed) every day at 11.15 am, 12.45 pm & 3.45 pm, arriving in Perth's CBD at the magnificant Elizabeth Quay (Barrack St Jetty). Unlimited tea and coffee is available to you as your Captain points out all the sights including some of the magnificent homes overlooking the river, the Royal Perth Yacht Club, Kings Park and much more. You may even be lucky enough to see a pod of dolphins along the way!…

Convicts and Colonials Walking Tour

Explore Fremantle with a local and hear the astounding stories of colonial times, prisoner escapes and the shameful expulsion of aboriginals to Rottnest Island. Discovering the factual, irreverent and anecdotal. See all the landmarks including the Fremantle Prison and Fishing Boat Harbour. Enjoy tasty treats and view contemporary art galleries. Enter the oldest building in Western Australia, The Roundhouse. Tour also includes 10% off lunch at Kailis Fish Market Café.

Dolphin Dive

We specialise in teaching diving courses and scuba gear sales. We service Perth, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, for dive charters and trips in Western Australia.

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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.