Things to do in Fremantle

Things to do in Fremantle

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What to do in Fremantle

While Fremantle may sit in the shadow of the state capital, Perth, it’s quickly become a must-visit spot booming with culture, history, and exciting things to do. Whether you’re heading to Western Australia as a tourist, or you’re a local looking for something to do, Fremantle is definitely a destination worth considering. 

The City of Fremantle is renowned for being a hub of arty and alternative types, and you’ll find the streets are buzzing with cafés, buskers, restaurants and bars. It’s the perfect place to explore by foot or on a bike, and we have a great range of Fremantle walking tours and bike tours here at Adrenaline. 

Check out Fremantle’s micro-brewery scene, explore ‘Cappuccino Strip’ and the local markets. In East Fremantle, you’ll find beautiful river walks, parks and restaurants, and in North Fremantle experience the hot spot of cafés, live music bars and restaurants. Then outside the city centre there are white sand beaches to enjoy like Leighton Beach and Port Beach. 

In every corner of Fremantle there are things to do and see, and you can find all the best Fremantle experiences right here at Adrenaline. We have everything from helicopter flightswhale watching and cruises, to bike tours, walking tours and escape rooms. Whether you’re into extreme excitement or more laid back adventures, there’s something for everyone in our huge range of Aussie experiences at Adrenaline. 

Where is Fremantle?

Fremantle is really just next door to Perth, and you can easily check it out if you’re based in or around Perth CBD. It sits right at the mouth of Swan River and it’s less than a half hour drive from Perth, or a short train or bus ride away. 

As a major Australian port city, Fremantle Harbour functions as the port of Perth, and it’s the perfect location for water sports and coastal activities. You can easily travel to offshore destinations like the world-famous Rottnest Island from Fremantle, so you can tick getting selfies with quokkas and exploring the pristine island beaches off your bucket list.

Best things to do in Fremantle

If you’re looking for fun things to do in Fremantle, you’re in the right place. At Adrenaline we handpick exciting experiences across Australia, making it easy for you to add some adventure into your life, and we have plenty of things to put on your Fremantle itinerary. 

Why not get out on the water and experience one of the scenic cruises from Fremantle? This is a great way to see the city and get off land for a change. If you want to go whale watching we have amazing seasonal whale watching cruises from Fremantle. Make the most of the coastal location and pristine waterways around the Fremantle port. 

For anyone keen for the extreme thrills of soaring through the sky, Fremantle is actually a hotspot for flying opportunities. Browse our extensive range of scenic helicopter flights and helicopter flight tours and prepare for the views from above to take your breath away. 

Most of the helicopter flights for this area tend to depart from Perth and take you flying over Fremantle and the surrounding sights so that you can appreciate the stunning views of the port city from a bird’s eye view. Get your heart racing as you look out over the city, ocean and surrounding landscape from thrilling heights. This is an adventure you’ll never forget. 

You could also hop on a ferry from Fremantle to Rottnest Island, and spend the day (or a few days) enjoying this stunning island paradise and saying hello to the famous quokkas! There’s a good reason this is one of the most popular destinations in Western Australia for tourists and locals alike, and you can find tours and activities to enjoy on Rottnest Island if you search our site. 

Between the eclectic city buzz and the adventure opportunities you can find here at Adrenaline, there are so many fun things to do in Fremantle. Just take a look and book in your next adventure - you know you won’t regret it.

Fremantle tours

Put your itinerary in the hands of experts with an organised tour of Fremantle. We have tours to suit a variety of different interests and types of adventurers, so there’s something for everyone in our range at Adrenaline. 

Fremantle is a great biking city, with picturesque bike paths and relatively flat terrain. It’s basically a cyclist’s dream. Cruise around the port city and let your guide show you all the best things that locals love on a bike tour of Fremantle. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, it's a great opportunity to appreciate the sights and enjoy an active day out pedalling around.

If walking is more your speed, check out a Fremantle walking tour and stroll around the city. See the main attractions and enjoy the Fremantle atmosphere on foot. The convicts and colonials Fremantle walking tour is perfect for anyone who appreciates history and wants to visit heritage buildings like the Fremantle Prison. 

Or you could go on a walking tour of Fremantle’s microbreweries and get a real taste for the up-and-coming brewery scene. Enjoy some drinks at different locations and learn about the best drinking spots, as recommended by some knowledgeable locals. 

You can even go on a Segway tour of Rottnest Island that departs from and returns to Fremantle. Rottnest Island is the perfect day trip from Fremantle and riding Segways is a fun way to make the most of your visit. See all you can see and enjoy the ride around the island for a bit of excitement. 

There are countless fun things to do in Fremantle and around Western Australia, just browse our experiences at Adrenaline and lock in an adventure.