Fremantle is the perfect spot for summer fun for the whole family, with plenty of things to see and do!
Only half an hour from Perth City, the eclectic port city of Fremantle has long been renowned for its unique mix of heritage and modernity, art, shopping and subculture. Enjoy some of Perth's best coffee and food, savour some fish and chips at the iconic Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, pick up some trinkets at the Fremantle Markets, and explore exciting events and attractions galore!
We've compiled a taster to introduce you to some of the great things to do in Fremantle this summer - check them out below!
Festival Fun and Funnies
For musical bliss and great vibes, head to the lawn of the Fremantle Arts Centre (FAC) for free live music every Sunday until end March. Sunday Music has returned again this year, with a stellar line up of local and touring acts. Bring a rug, pack a picnic and enjoy! Head to the FAC events page to check out who's playing.
Prison Breaks and Vikings? Only in Freo!
Looking for things to do in Fremantle with the kids these school holidays? You'll find plenty of quirky fun to enjoy - from kids-only Locked Up! and Escape! tours of the Fremantle Prison, to fun and educational art courses for children of all ages at the Fremantle Arts Centre.
The WA Maritime Museum has an awesome range of school holiday activities, as well as a fascinating annual exhibits; and don't forget to check out the school holiday activities at the WA Shipwreck Museum too.
Two Feet, a Heartbeat and a Sailboat
Ready to see a side of Fremantle most people have never seen before? Two Feet and a Heartbeat is a multiple award-winning experiential tourism provider offering a Half Day Fremantle Package, including a historical walking tour, lunch and tour of UNESCO World Heritage Listed Fremantle Prison. There is no better way to explore the amazing things to do in Fremantle than with a local guide to learn about the fascinating stories behind these extraordinary places! For more info, check out twofeet.com.au.
Next stop: the harbour. As a port city, the spirit of the sea is strong in Fremantle. Leeuwin Ocean Adventure is a truly unique way to experience the magic of the waters, giving you a taste of what it is like to be on board an 1850's style barquentine tall ship. As well as three-hour sails and week-long youth development voyages, Leeuwin is offering a time-limited series of day sails from now to April – check out their website for more info.