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Half-day Fremantle

A Fremantle day tour with a difference! Come along and learn about the people who helped shape this port city, how Freo came to be and why it has a distinctively cool vibe. Your local guide will share tales about jailbreaks and the convict era right through to the latest info about Fremantle. Finish up this tour at Western Australia's oldest building: The Roundhouse. Starting at the Town Hall, the tour winds its way through Fremantle, renowned for its well preserved architectural heritage, including convict built colonial era buildings and one of the most notorious prisons in the British Empire, the World Heritage Listed Fremantle Prison. The locals here were as hard as nails with salty sea dogs rubbing shoulders with newly arrived immigrants to create a city full of characters – some of whose stories you’ll be amazed to hear. Freo, once home to whaling stations, is now a charming little city which is celebrated for its variety of restaurants and multicultural history. You will hear astounding stories of escaping Irish convicts, bushrangers, its importance as a port during World War II and the shameful expulsion of Aboriginals to Rottnest Island. A Fremantle day tour with a difference! Come along and learn about the people who helped shape this port city, how Freo came to be and why it has a distinctively cool vibe. Your local guide will share tales about jailbreaks and the convict era right through to the latest info about Fremantle. Finish up this tour at Western Australia's oldest building: The Roundhouse. Starting at the T Meeting/ Pick up point: Fremantle Visitor Information Centre on Kings Square WA 6160..Start or opening time: 10am. The client must arrive at the meeting point 15-20 minutes before the tour starts. End/closing time: At 12pm.

Languages: English.Others: It includes the services of a local English-speaking guide, admission to the Roundhouse and a souvenir. As this is a walking tour you should wear comfortable shoes