Downtown Perth is home to countless amazing attractions, but its surrounding area is just as impressive. There are many amazing day-trip destinations in its close proximity that you can explore, and Fremantle is a good place to start. Here are the top spots you should check out in this charming port city.
Fremantle once used to be Australia’s primary destination for British convicts. They were housed inside Fremantle Prison, which went on to become a World Heritage Site and a major tourist attraction.
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor
Boat harbor is another popular spot to visit in Fremantle, and you don’t have to be interested in naval history to enjoy it. The harbor is a true heaven for foodies because it’s home to many fish and chips shops, restaurants, and breweries.
Speaking of Fremantle’s rich history, its museums are the best place to explore it. WA Maritime Museum and WA Shipwrecks Museum are good places to start, while art lovers should make sure to check out Fremantle Arts Centre.
Tourist Wheel Fremantle
If you want to experience Fremantle from up in the air, this is the place to be. Tourist Wheel Fremantle is located inside Esplanade Park and it offers amazing views of the city.