There’s so much to love about Fremantle but lately, one of my favourite places to explore is the precinct around Bathers Beach. Bathers Beach Fremantle is a quick walk from the town centre and the Esplanade and is a lovely spot to while away a few hours, laze on the beach and explore the Bathers Beach Art Precinct.
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I always think of Fremantle as the beating pulse of Perth. It’s where the old meets new, 19th century buildings, clash with funky new cafes and the maritime feel is embedded throughout the whole port town.
No matter whether you’re a local or a first-time visitor, here’s my list of the best things to do in Fremantle.
There’s much to love about Summer in Perth. For me though, summer isn’t complete without the South Beach sunset markets in Fremantle.
Held at beautiful at South Beach, the sunset markets are the perfect way to spend a chilled out evening, relaxing next to the ocean and sampling the wide range of international food on offer. Continue reading Eat your way around the world at the South Beach sunset markets
I’ve always found it an odd juxtaposition that rock n’roll legend Bon Scott’s statue in Fremantle is perched on the wooden piers of the Fishing Boat Harbour.
The world’s most awesome rock n’roll vocalists doesn’t quite seem to fit in with the hoards of families and tourists that crowd the harbour in search of fish and chips and ice cream.
Continue reading Bon Scott rocks on in Fremantle
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Whether you’re a local or a visitor, there’s always a great reason for a Fremantle getaway. To make your planning easier, I’ve rounded up my favourite Fremantle accommodation options, ranging from a more luxurious stay to budget-friendly dorm rooms and a few options in between. Whatever you’re after, these places offer a unique and memorable place to stay in the port city.
Continue reading A guide on the best Fremantle accommodation
The Fremantle Heritage Festival is one of my favourite festivals in Perth and epitomises everything I love about Freo. Taking place from 27th May to 6th June, the Festival celebrates the rich and colourful history of Fremantle, along with the cool, quirky and the slightly odd.
As always there’s an eclectic program of events on offer – ranging from walking tours, markets, live music events, exhibitions, visual displays and plenty of stuff in between. Continue reading Fremantle Heritage Festival
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Fremantle is one of the best preserved 19th-century ports in the world and has a rich tapestry of local heritage and history.
Here are eight easy ways to take a wander into the past and reflect on the bygone days that have shaped Fremantle into the unique place it is today. Continue reading 8 Ways to get Historical in Fremantle