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Small-Group History of Fremantle Walking Tour

Urban Adventures Perth

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Fremantle is Perth’s hip and historic cousin, an easy 25 minutes from the city. Heritage buildings and boutique shops line the pretty streets alongside trendy cafés selling locally-made treats. Explore the best of Fremantle with a local by your side; take a stroll down the cappuccino strip and around the harbours, hear tall tales of old salty seadogs and crafty convicts and stop for lunch at our favourite local restaurant before ending your tour at one of the British Empire’s most notorious correctional facilities; UNESCO-listed Fremantle Prison!

What You'll Get

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Stop At: City of Fremantle, Town Hall Centre, 8 William St, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia

Your adventures begin at the Fremantle Town Hall and rest assured, this walking tour is no boring history lesson, but rather takes a non-traditional route, discovering factual, anecdotal, and downright fascinating local stories.

Learn about how Western Australia was founded and why we eventually received convicts

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Fremantle Round House, Captains Lane, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Australia

This is WA’s first building. We will stop here for a short guided tour presented by voluntary guides

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bather's Beach, Fremantle, Western Australia Australia

This is the site where the fist settlers arrived in Western Australia.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, Mews Rd, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Australia

Where the current fishing industry is based.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ball & Chain, Corner Marine Terrace and Collie Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Australia

Lunch at a locally owned venue is included in the tour. You'll hear of local tales, such as Irish prisoners escaping, comical British bushrangers, and the shameful expulsion of Indigenous peoples to Rottnest Island.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Fremantle Prison, 1 The Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia

Built at the same time as the Fremantle Prison, these cottages were where the workers at the prison were housed.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fremantle Prison, 1 The Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Australia

The world heritage listed Fremantle Prison is where you’ll find out about the amazing history of convicts that arrived in Western Australia starting in 1850.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
  • Maximum group size is 12
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Entry to Fremantle Prison, entry to the Fremantle Roundhouse
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - The Fremantle Round House
  • Entry/Admission - Fremantle Prison

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional Food and Drinks

Departure Point
Fremantle Visitor Centre, 8 William St, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia

Departure Time
11:00 AM

4 hours

Return Details
Fremantle Prison, 1 The Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.