Experience Fremantle Tours

Discover the 19th century port city known for its rich maritime history and the largest convict-built prison in Australia with top-rated Fremantle tours and tickets. Just 30 minutes from Perth city, Fremantle boasts an eclectic mix of art, live music on the streets and trendy cafes and restaurants. Enjoy a sightseeing tram ride or Segway tour, potter through the Fremantle markets, enjoy fish and chips at the harbor, enjoy a fascinating Fremantle prison tunnel tour, visit the WA Shipwreck Museum, the WA Maritime Museum, stroll to South Fremantle and admire the vibrant street art and murals. Book tons of great Fremantle experiences and activities at budget-friendly rates and explore the best of Perth’s port city with trusted and verified tour operators!
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Our tips for Fremantle

  • Take the Tram. The historic Fremantle tram tour is the perfect orientation to the port city as it covers all the major Fremantle attractions.
  • Walking Tour. A guided Fremantle Urban Walking Adventure takes the non-traditional route, showcasing Fremantle’s famous heritage buildings and streets. Delve into Fremantle’s fascinating history with the Fremantle Cemetery Heritage Walk Trail and see the gravesites of notable and notorious Western Australians who all, in their own way, contributed to Fremantle's rich heritage.

Good to know

The Nyoongar name for Fremantle is Walyalup. Walyalup means place of the Walyo or Woylie, a small brush-tailed bettong or kangaroo rat. Fremantle's West End is one of the largest single places to be permanently included in the State Register of Heritage Places. The Round House in Fremantle is the oldest public building in the state of Western Australia. Established in 1829 as the inaugural port and township of the Swan River Colony, Fremantle has a history intricately linked to the early days of Western Australia. Initially designated as a British penal colony, the Round House, erected in 1830, stands as the oldest public building in Western Australia and served as a gaol (jail) for convicts. Known as the "Cappuccino Strip," South Terrace in Fremantle is recognized for its plethora of cafes, restaurants, and pubs. This vibrant locale is a favored destination for both locals and visitors to savor coffee and indulge in dining experiences. Fremantle boasts a robust maritime heritage, with the Fishing Boat Harbour serving as a lively hub featuring seafood restaurants, shops, and an operational fishing fleet. Little Creatures Brewery, situated in a historic boatshed, has emerged as a popular brewery in the vicinity.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to book Freemantle tour?

    This city enjoys an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, so your trip is bound to be enjoyable. Visit during the spring months of September through to November for comfortably warm weather, clear skies, blossoming wildflowers and a full events calendar. No matter what the time of year though, there are plenty of things to do in Fremantle. A great time to visit is during the annual Spring in the Valley festival in October.

  • Q: How do I get around?

    Transperth operates a free CAT bus within specific zones in Perth, Fremantle, Northbridge and Joondalup. Free buses run every 10 minutes on various routes, covering major Perth sightseeing attractions and destinations. Fremantle Bus and Train Station is in the centre of Fremantle and the main means of transport. Trains and buses depart regularly north to Perth CBD and south to Rockingham and Mandurah.

  • Q: What are some must-visit attractions in Fremantle?

    Certainly! Key attractions in Fremantle that you shouldn't miss comprise the Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Markets, Fishing Boat Harbour, Fremantle Arts Centre, and the historic streets embellished with vibrant street art.

  • Q: Any tips for saving money on Freemantle trip?

    Visit during the off season if you wish to save a ton of dough on Fremantle sightseeing. Book your air fares and accommodation months in advance to grab the best rates and book online to avail loads of great offers and discounts. Shop at the local markets, enjoy at least one home cooked meal and enjoy tons of free attractions like picnic, fishing, visiting the Shipwreck Museum, and admiring the street murals.

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