Located at the mouth of the Swan River in Western Australia, Fremantle is the port city of Perth. Much more than just a port city however, Fremantle has a vibrant reputation and is an artistic hub where writers, painters and artists reside. The city's burgeoning creativity boasts a lively yet relaxed lifestyle with plenty of pubs and cafes as well as a unique multicultural population. Visitors come from all around to enjoy the entertainment on offer in Fremantle, which includes music, theatre, circuses and street performances.
Fremantle cruises will disembark at Fremantle Ports located 14km from Perth.
Sights to See
Fremantle has a unique port history with many museums dedicated to preserving the stories of the past. Here visitors can get to know Fremantle a little more thanks to the Maritime Museum Shipwrecks Galleries, Western Australian Maritime Museum and the WA Maritime Museum. The old Fremantle Prison also offers a unique insight into Australia's convict history. On the weekends, you can browse the markets held in the historic market building.
What's for Lunch
For an authentic local lunch, try the much loved Little Creatures Brewery on Mews Road. Found in an old boat shed in Fremantle's Fishing Boat Harbour, the unmissable tin shed brewery is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike. Crowds head here for a casual meal and a cold beverage enjoyed amongst industrial surroundings and a homely atmosphere.
If you see only one thing...
Watch the sunset and the surfers in action at Cottesloe Beach and if the weather permits, take a dip yourself.