Historic Fremantle


Explore historic Fremantle on a half-day guided coach tour. See Western Australia’s oldest building, the Round House, built in 1830 as a prison. Pass the Esplanade and Beach Road, Victoria Quay and the Pensioner Forces Cottages. Fremantle Prison was built in 1855 to house imperial convicts, colonial prisoners, enemy aliens, prisoners of war and maximum-security detainees. Tour the main cellblock and prison yard and hear about prison’s history which includes hangings, floggings and dramatic convict escapes. Decommissioned in 1991, it is currently part of a joint nomination of Australian Convict Sites for World Heritage status. Tour the Western Australian Maritime Museum, dedicated to Australia's long and colourful maritime history. It features internationally acclaimed exhibits, including the winning America's Cup yacht, Australia II and many other iconic vessels from WA's maritime history. Next, visit Japingka Gallery, specialising in Aboriginal art, it presents a broad, cross-section of art works from leading artists and regions.
  • Tour Code

    JFM040

  • Location

    Fremantle

  • Activity Types

    Sightseeing / City Tour

  • Experience Types

    Sightseeing

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Moderate

  • Price

    Adult from $115.99
    Children (12 & under) from $99.99


Photography

Please bring your camera

Refreshments

Special Notes

Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water Bring cash/credit cards for shopping at the gift shops located in the prison, museum and gallery.

How to get there

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