Fremantle Perth Western Australia
Fremantle, Perth, Australia blends the Port with inner city, creating an enriching cultural experience. Maritime, convict and colonial history can be explored in one of the best-preserved examples of a 19th century port streetscape
While undergoing gentrification of its Fishing Boat Harbour that has been in operation since the early 1900s, Fremantle, Perth, Australia iis still the best place to sample fresh local seafood in Western Australia.
Enjoy fish and chips at the Fishing Boat Harbour or while you stroll along the boardwalk to Bathers Beach.
At Wray Ave, South Tce and High Street is the trendy “Cappuccino Strip” There will be no problem getting a good coffee in this neighbourhood.
Bar hopping in Fremantle
Make an evening of it and enjoy one of Perth’s funkiest bar and pub scenes. Darling Darling on Henry Street with its discreet entry and compact space is like walking into the hull of an old pirate ship. Take in the views at The National Hotel and Another Fremantle favourite, Harbourside Freo is an iconic, one-of-a-kind location with spectacular sunset views over the Harbour.
Further afield, South Fremantle offers a bar hopping scene all its own. Why not start at Who’s Your Mumma on the corner of Wray Avenue and South Terrace. With a strong community vibe, why not try Percy Flint and The Local Hotel.
Explore Fremantle on a hop-on hop-off tram. Admire views of the boat harbor and coastal surrounding from Fremantle Ferris Wheel. Catch a free exhibition at Fremantle Art Centre.
For the family
Explore kid-friendly WA Maritime Museum and WA Shipwreck Museum. Spend a day at the beach. Bathers Beach – WA’s first licensed beach area.
The Round House was the first permant building in the Swan River Colony. Opened in 1831
The heritage-listed Fremantle Lunatic Asylum building, now housing Fremantle Arts Centre.
A World Heritage Site, Fremantle Prison is a six-hectare site initially used for convicts transported from England.