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Top Things To Do In Fremantle (Freo)

The City of Fremantle, just 30 minutes from Perth City, began its life as a bustling landing port for the early Swan River settlement. Standing the test of time, Fremantle is renown for its eclectic mix of markets, arts, theatre and music. With the famous Freo markets, an awesome selection of historic buildings to explore plus great trendy bars and cafes, whiling the time away in Freo is too easy.

We came up with a few fantastic ideas for you to experience whilst in Freo:

Fremantle Markets
Take your time as you browse (and haggle) at The Freo Markets have been around for 100 years, and boasts a massive variety of stalls selling everything from local produce, clothing and a huge array of other items.

Fremantle Prison
Take a step back in time and experience some of Western Australia’s convict past.

Bathers Beach House
Enjoy the vibe and a cocktail on the white sandy beach at Bather’s Beach House, Perth’s trendy beachfront restaurant.

Little Creatures
A favourite among the craft beer drinkers, Little Creatures serves up great pizza in the restaurant next to their craft brewery. Beer-making tours are also on offer.

Cicerellos, Fremantle
A family favourite for fish and chips overlooking the Fremantle docks.

Shipwreck Gallery & Museum
Take a step back in time to explore Western Australia’s maritime history at the Shipwreck Gallery & Museum.

The Arts
Freo is well-known for being a hub for the arts and there are various ways to experience some of it’s fantastic local artists. Visit Kidogo Art House for a unique exhibition space in heritage buildings.  Enjoy the serenity at one of Fremantle Arts Centre’s many chilled-out concerts.  If you happen to be there for the Street Art Festival

Tours
There are regular ways to explore Freo by joining a bike tour, walking tour, or jump onboard a historic tram tour. Find details at the Fremantle Visitor Centre

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges – Marine Lounge Bar
Situated right in the heart of the city, enjoy a bit to eat or a drink from their extensive range of wines, beers, spirits, cocktails, aperitifs and champagne whilst you relax and enjoy the views over the parks and harbour.

Monument Hill & War Memorial
Worth the trip for the fantastic views overlooking the town and harbour.

Cappuccino strip
Rest your weary feet after a hard day’s shopping with a well-earned coffee break at any one of the fantastic cafes on the appropriately named “Cappuccino strip”.

Well that’s our list, let us know any gems we have missed!

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