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Perth's Old Town

29 June 2021

A UNESCO World Heritage City, home to WA’s oldest public building and one of the best-preserved examples of a 19th century port streetscape in the world, where the Swan River meets the Indian Ocean is Fremantle, Perth’s Old Town.

Dine at award winning restaurants in converted 19th century warehouses and stay overnight at stunningly renovated Australian hotels.

Delve into the history of Fremantle's convict-built and heritage places now home to museums, galleries, pubs and retail stores. 

Spend a day wandering the galleries, FOUND shop and leafy grounds of the Fremantle Arts Centre, built originally in 1864 as the Convict Establishment Lunatic Asylum and Invalid Depot.

There's a birds eye view over Fremantle from the Round House, the first public building to be constructed in Western Australia, which opened in 1831. 

Explore Fremantle Prison ‘The Establishment’ the most foreboding structure dominating Fremantle's early skyline, built by convict labour in the 1850’s and now a significant cultural and historical attraction, as a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the most intact of all convict sites in Australia.

Understand the characters that have called Fremantle home, including innovative engineers, colonial entrepreneurs, artists, Fenians and union fighters. 

Explore tales of Fremantle’s past through one of our itineraries or to shine a light on the stories of Fremantle, book a guided tour.

Warders Hotel
Warders Hotel
High Street, West End
High Street, West End
Fremantle Arts Centre
Fremantle Arts Centre
National Hotel Fremantle
The National Hotel
Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Prison