Fremantle is Perth's hip and historical cousin with streets full of heritage buildings, cafes, street art and amazing stories waiting to be shared.  Starting at the Fremantle Town Hall, this walking tour is no boring history lesson, but rather takes a non-traditional route, discovering factual, anecdotal and downright fascinating local stories, all as you wander Freo's vibrant cappuccino strip, boat harbour, narrow West End streets and see the landmarks, including the Fremantle Prison and the Roundhouse.

Once home to whaling stations and mass immigration, Freo is now a charming town celebrated for its variety of culture and multicultural history.  The original locals were as hard as nails salty sea dogs who rubbed shoulders with newly arrived immigrants to create a town full of characters – some of whose stories you'll be amazed to hear about from your local guide.  You'll hear tales from prisoner escapes and convict antics to the expulsion of Indigenous peoples to Rottnest Island.  Find out why almost 10,000 men were transported from Great Britain and Ireland, how they built their own prison and helped shape the future of Western Australia.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 13+):
$35.25
Child Rate
(Ages 8-12):
$17.13

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Tour / Activity Details

approximately 2 hours
10:00 am - Tuesday through Sunday

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Hotel pick-up not included; the meeting location will be specified on your E-Ticket.  Rates are per person in US dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocol Update

This tour operator is a COVID Clean Practicing Business.  For the latest update on COVID-19 restrictions for Western Australia, please visit https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-the-premier-and-cabinet/covid-19-coronavirus-travel-and-quarantine

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I enjoy this walking tour? -- The walking tour is designed to provide you with all of the information you need to know about an area, but most importantly, designed to entertain you. The guides collect feedback from people all over the world who have taken the walking tour and on every feedback form ever received the walkers have stated that they would recommend the tour to family and friends.

Do I need to be fit to take one of your guided walks? -- People of all fitness level are extremely welcome, and will thoroughly enjoy the walking tour. If you are concerned about the speed or intensity of the tour, please speak to your tour guide prior to the start of your walking tour, however each tour tends to be a thoroughly enjoyable leisurely walk.

What happens in bad weather? - The walking tour operates as scheduled - rain, hail or shine. Dress appropriately and bring an umbrella.

What should I wear? - General sightseeing wear is perfect, any clothes that are comfortable for you to walk in - including comfortable shoes. Please note that the Australian sun can be very harsh. On warm days, please cover up as much as possible and wear a hat and sunscreen at all times.

 

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Hotel pick-up not included; the meeting location will be specified on your E-Ticket.  Rates are per person in US dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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