Fremantle's been a favourite holiday place for generations. Just 25 minutes from Perth Airport, WA’s capital city of Perth and Rottnest Island, it’s all within easy reach from Fremantle.
Spend a day, stay the night, make it two. Check out our suggested itineraries below or plan your own trip.
Look for the Fremantle Visitor Centre in Walyalup Koort when you arrive—there’s plenty to see and do in Freo.
PORT CITY SNAPSHOT | 4 HOURS
Stories on every corner, cannons firing, a moment in Australian rules football history, a UNESCO World Heritage site, one of Australia’s oldest markets and craft beer. You can cover a lot of ground in Fremantle in four hours.Read more
BOUTIQUE SHOPPING | 1 DAY
Boutique, not big box, Fremantle’s independent boutiques are next level. Spend a day shopping, exploring beautifully curated retail stores lining heritage streets, treat yourself to lunch and finish off with champagne cocktails on the beach at sunset.Read more
ENTERTAIN THE RELATIVES | 1 DAY
Fremantle is a truly walkable city and the train ride along the Indian Ocean coast and across Fremantle Harbour is a spectacular entry point for the port city. There’s a definite sense of arrival as you exit the station into the pretty Downtown neighbourhood.Read more
URBAN ADVENTURES FOR SALTY EXPLORERS | 1 DAY
Bookend a day exploring South Fremantle with an early morning breakfast followed by sunset drinks and the catch of the day in WA’s salty port. Set your own pace walking, cycling or hopping on and off the free CAT bus.Read more
DOWNTOWN COUPLES GETAWAY | WEEKEND
Spoil yourselves with a luxurious getaway in Fremantle. Stay in the heart of Fremantle’s Downtown for easy access to the newest restaurants and chic small bars.Read more
ISLAND HOPPING ADVENTURES | 3 DAYS
Using Fremantle as the starting point for island hopping adventures to Carnac and Rottnest Island. This three day itinerary explores the waters and islands off the coast.Read more
ARTS & CULTURE LOVERS | 1 DAY
Fremantle is renowned for its creative culture. Explore West End galleries, artists collectives and boutiques, and finish your day with rooftop drinks and 360 degree views over Fremantle.Read more
TIME TRAVELLERS & HISTORY MAVENS | 3 DAYS
Spend 3 days in Perth’s old town, the picturesque port of Fremantle. Explore the history of the Swan River Colony, convict-built hotels, cottages and museums, the story of Manjaree and a culture that dates back over 50,000 years.Read more
HOLIDAY BY THE SEA | 3 DAYS
Make memories by the seaside. Explore Fremantle on bikes—learn about the Whadjuk people, enjoy the European flavours at family friendly restaurants and uncover stories of Western Australia’s history and this historic town.Read more