Perth welcomes thousands of cruise passengers at Fremantle every year from small ships to world-class liners.

You can view a cruise ship entering or leaving the harbour from the western end of Victoria Quay (for example, near the B Shed Ferry Terminal, on the wharf side of A and B Sheds or near the Maritime Museum) or from the South and North moles. Non-passengers are not permitted inside the terminal during large ship visits due the large number of people disembarking/embarking.

View the Current Cruising Schedule or for passenger information, including security and baggage, visit or call the Cruise Line on +61 8 9430 3335. Or vVisit a list of cruises leaving, departing and visiting Perth this year. See below visitor information for passengers embarking or disembarking from Fremantle. Find out more about travelling to and around Perth.

About Fremantle

Once you have disembarked, it is just a short walk into the heart of Fremantle. Fremantle's attractions are within easy strolling distance, you can ride for free aboard Central Area Transit (CAT) buses or join a guided tour.

Fremantle Visitor Centre, bookings

Fremantle Visitor Centre

Make sure to stop by the Fremantle Visitor Centre, located at the Town Hall, to pick up brochures, maps and information about exploring Fremantle's heritage and attractions. 

Walking Around Fremantle

Fremantle heritage trails

Explore Fremantle's fascinating history and heritage on foot and follow a self guided walking trail.

Fremantle Tram Tours, Fremantle

Fremantle Tram Tour

You can experience much of timeless Fremantle on board an historic Fremantle Tram Tour.  Just climb aboard at any of the six conveniently situated stops and you'll see Fremantle from its bustling harbours to its beautifully preserved architecture.

Dining, Fremantle

Eat Drink Fremantle

Fremantle - the home of alfresco dining in WA. Fremantle is well known for its laid back atmosphere at the many restaurants, cafés and hotels. Find out where you should go when you're visiting!

Fremantle Arts Centre

Things to do in Fremantle

There are some fantastic, interesting and historic attractions in Fremantle for you to visit including art galleries, museums, great food and wine establishments and markets.

About Perth City

It's a quick trip to Perth City from Fremantle, by land, rail and water. The 25-minute train ride will take you right into the heart of the city or a leisurely cruise up the Swan River takes around 90 minutes and brings you to Barrack St Jetty. If you hire a car, the city is a quick 25-minute drive from Fremantle on the Kwinana Freeway.

Segway Tours WA, Perth City

Getting around Perth City

Getting around the city is a breeze with free public transport - just look for the Red, Blue and Yellow CAT buses which allow passengers to hop on and off around the city for free. If you'd prefer a guide, jump on the double-decker sightseeing bus, join a walking tour or even take a kayak tour for a small fee.

The Aviary Restaurant, Perth City

Eat Drink Perth

When you're in Perth City stop in at a cafe or restaurant for delicious coffee or lunch with a view. There are plenty of options to choose from.

The Perth Mint Gold Nugget, Perth City

Things to do in the city

There are so many great things to do in Perth City. You'll find everything museums and galleries to family-friendly attractions.

Watertown Brand Outlet Centre - Shopping

Shopping in the city

Visit Northbridge for the specialty shops, visit the wide range of city stores, find a unique piece of jewellery to take home or head to the Watertown Brand Outlet Centre.

More day trip ideas

Cycle around Rottnest Island

Cruise to Rottnest Island

Head down to B Shed Victoria Quay to catch a ferry to Perth's island paradise located just 19km off the coast. Hire a bike and explore the island's picturesque scenery and pristine beaches.

Sunset Coast Coastal Walk Perth Beaches

Follow the Perth Beaches coastline

Best explored by car, follow the coast from Fremantle to Mindarie for stunning beaches, quirky seaside cafes and exciting marinas with fun things to do for the whole family. 

Penguin Island Ferry, Rockingham

Visit Penguin Island in Rockingham

Rockingham's beautiful expanses of safe beaches, water sports, and environmental parks make for a must see destination. Catch the train from Fremantle and jump on a Penguin Island Cruise or swim with wild dolphins.

Cruise through Mandurah Canals, Mandurah and Peel

Catch the train to Mandurah

Less than an hour south of Perth, the Mandurah is an easy day trip from Fremantle via train or car. Take a cruise along the stunning canals to see some fabulous multi-million dollar homes, enjoy fish and chips at the marina and stroll along the foreshore.

Swan Valley Winery

Wine tasting in the Swan Valley

The Swan Valley is laced with ribbons of vineyards and is home to over 150 places to wine and dine as well as roadside stalls selling fresh local produce, historic architecture and art and craft galleries. The best way to explore this area is by car, or tour from Perth City.

Plan Your Trip to Perth

Start planning your visit by finding out what to do in Perth during the day and night. See all accommodation, tours, attractions, activities, food and drink and retail in Perth.

Pool, Crown Towers Perth

Accommodation in Perth

You'll find a diverse range of accommodation to suit all budgets and styles all across Perth from five-star resorts to caravan parks.

Rottnest Express Eco Tour, Rottnest Island

Tours in Perth

Tours around Perth and surrounds take you to some of the most exciting and interesting holiday spots from hot air ballooning in the Avon Valley to cruising the Swan River.

Perth's Outback Splash, Maze

Attractions in Perth

There's plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds, with fun-filled activities for all ages.

Public House, Perth City

Food and Drink in Perth

Whether its dining in an elegant restaurant overlooking the river or sampling local wines, Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds.

Aspects of Kings Park, Perth City

Retail in Perth

Perth offers a host of shopping options to choose from - stock up on the latest fashions, buy unique art or head to a local market.

Apollo Motorhome Holidays

Hire in Perth

Looking to explore Perth on your own? There are plenty of hire options available from cars and motorhomes to bikes and kayaks.

Autumn in Perth

You don't have to wander far to find wide open spaces, awe-inspiring scenery, and a world of autumnal adventure in the Perth region.