Things to Do in Fremantle Today
Things to Do in Fremantle This Spring
Fremantle, Western Australia, is a city fashioned of 19th-century architecture. Here are some of the best tourist attractions in and Things to Do in Fremantle This Spring.
Fremantle Prison Tour
Fremantle, with its rich history, is also home to the famous Fremantle Prison which was built by convicts in the 1850’s. This is also the first building in the State to be inscribed on to the World Heritage list.
Experience the life of a convict
Enter the Fremantle Prison and experience the life of a convict in the 18th century. Join the “Doing Time” or “Great Escape” tour around this fascinating site with the experienced prison guides. On top of it, brave the Tunnels Tour that stretches along the one-kilometer labyrinth of dark, secret tunnels underneath the prison. The dry sections of the tunnels are accessible on foot. Submerged areas are accessed only through replica convict punts.
Blue Whale Watching Expedition
Meet the largest mammal ever to grace the planet in its natural habitat. Off Perth’s coastline on this amazing whale watching experience.
Fishing Boat Harbor
Depart Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour on a luxury vessel. Complete with an underwater camera and hydrophone that allow you to watch and listen to the whales.
Things to Do in Fremantle This Spring See Sharks and Dolphins
Though primarily targeting whale watching, the trip also gives you the unique opportunity to observe other creatures. Like dolphins, Australian Sea Lions, Sharks, migratory Antarctic Sea Birds, Sunfish. Many more creatures feed on this new eco spot at the sea so be prepared for surprises.
Self-guided Walking Tours
Follow one of the many discovery trails, shopping trails, heritage trails, artistic trails, and literary trails. Explore the city with its abundance of fascinating historical, cultural, and artistic sites.
“Explore Fremantle” is an app that can be operated on iPhone and Android devices through which you can access these trails. For a fulfilling walk around the city at your own pace. Connect to FREBytes free wifi in the CBD and look for useful tips and information made available to you along the way.
Visit the Maritime Museum in the port complex.
The WA Maritime Museum is symbolic of Fremantle’s past, present and future as a coastal city and port.
The Museum houses many galleries that explore WA’s maritime relationship. From leisure boats and handcrafted sailing boats to commercial pearl luggers. This Museum will inspire you to discover WA’s affinity with the ocean.
The Museum is home to winning America’s Cup yacht, Australia II. It is home to an Oberon class submarine HMAS Ovens. Also Jon Sanders’ Parry Endeavour and many other iconic vessels from WA’s maritime history.