Fremantle, Western Australia
The picturesque port city of Fremantle lies just 25 minutes south of Western Australia’s capital city, Perth. Characterised by an unhurried, seaside lifestyle, Fremantle is a popular cruise destination and the gateway for visitors travelling upstream to Perth.
- cafe and licensed bar area
- complimentary Wi-Fi
- set down and pick-up parking
- volunteer tourist guides.
How to Get Around
- 15 minutes to King Square, Fremantle CBD
- 15 minutes to Fremantle Visitor Centre.
- 25 minutes to Perth CDB (taxi $30 to $35)
- 35 minutes to Perth Airport (taxi $50 to $55).
- 35 minutes to Perth Station, CBD.
- Currency - the local currency is the Australian dollar. Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent and $1 and $2 denominations. Notes come in $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 denominations.
- Time Zone - Fremantle is on Australian Western Standard Time, which is 8 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
- Weather - Fremantle enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with a regular sea breeze known as the Fremantle Doctor providing relief from the summer heat. Average temperatures range from 27° Celsius in summer (December to February) to 11° Celsius in winter (June to August).
- Western Australian Maritime Museum - only moments from the terminal is the fascinating Western Australian Maritime Museum. Showcasing a range of fascinating and interactive exhibitions, the museum explores Western Australia’s important relationship with the sea. Be amazed by the many true-life displays, including the America’s Cup winning yacht, Australia II.
- Fremantle Prison - the Fremantle Prison is Western Australia’s only World Heritage Listed building. Take a tour through this historic convict-built prison and learn of its 140-year history. Decommissioned in 1991 and opened to the public in 1992, the prison has become one of Australia’s most popular cultural attractions.
- Fremantle Markets - one of the city’s best known attractions, the Fremantle Markets is housed in a striking Victorian-era building at the end of Cappuccino Strip. More than 150 stall-holders have set up shop under one roof, selling handmade soaps, unique hand-printed clothing, souvenirs, local artworks, gifts, music and collectables.
- Cappuccino Strip - this legendary strip of outdoor cafes and restaurants is the centre of Fremantle’s food and entertainment scene. Only a short walk from the terminal, Cappuccino Strip is the perfect place to sit down and enjoy a delicious coffee, craft beer or glass of wine, and watch the world go by.