City of Fremantle

8 William Street, Fremantle   (08) 9432 9999

Lose the traffic, the sighs, the overcoat, the brolly, the inlaws, the outlaws, the schedule, the phone calls and a little time.

In Brief
  • Government: Local
In Detail

Find Yourself in Fremantle, Western Australia

Fremantle in Western Australia (WA) is a vibrant, eclectic city. Home to some of the most beautiful heritage buildings, great beaches, delicious seafood and talented artists and designers, Fremantle offers seven day shopping and a fantastic array of food, fun and entertainment for all ages.

When you visit Fremantle, be sure to see the spectacular WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, Cappuccino Strip and browse through the historic Fremantle Markets, then relax and watch the sunset on South beach.

Sitting on the edge of the Indian Ocean, this beautiful coastal town is only 20 minutes from Perth. Find out why so many people say Fremantle is the highlight of Western Australia!

About Fremantle

Seafarers have sailed into Fremantle's port for many generations to trade, replenish vital supplies and to enjoy some well-earned shore-based relaxation. And while these days visitors to Fremantle generally don't arrive under sail, they continue to find what they need with an abundance of shops and a wide choice of places to wine and dine as well as plenty of ways to have a wonderfully memorable experience.

It's easy to find yourself in Fremantle because there's much to enjoy, see and do in this historic port city that's at the centre of contemporary Western Australia culture.

This is a vibrant, culturally diverse city set against a backdrop of charming buildings. And as you're enticed to explore on foot your journey may well be punctuated with finding little gems along the way such as street performers, festivals and markets.

Perhaps you'll even unearth some secrets...such as a favourite eatery, fashion boutique or art gallery that you'll try to keep to yourself and treasure, or you may even stumble across some intriguing clues to the city's convict and seafaring past.

Whatever you're interested in, it's easy to find yourself in Fremantle. Where is Fremantle?

Located on the west coast of Australia, Fremantle is situated at the mouth of the Swan River 20 kilometres down stream from Perth, the State capital of Western Australia.

It lies next to the beautiful, warm waters of the Indian ocean with Rottnest Island just 30 minutes off shore by ferry.