Things to do in Freo

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Fremantle is a port town in Western Australia, known for it's bohemian coffee culture lifestyle and eclectic mix of artists and performers.

Things to See & Do around Fremantle

Hire a Free Wheeling Bike!

What better way to see the sites of Freo than on a bike. A free bike hire service is available from Bikes-R-Us at Bathers Beach. For cycle path maps and more details freecall 1800 888 898 or visit the Fremantle Visitor Centre.

Support local puppetry!

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in Short Street is a firm part of Freo culture and shows 5 seasons a year, with puppet shows and theatre for children and adults alike.

Get Arty

Indulge yourself with art lessons at Kidogo Arthouse, a privately run accredited art centre on Bathers Beach. Kidogo extends an invitation to Cosy Central guests to participate in art courses at a special introductory rate.

Swim at the Town Beach [Arthur Head]

With the beach towels and beach chairs provided! And while you're there, take a look around the Roundhouse, the first permanent building in the new Swan River colony in 1830 and home to many freshly landed convicts.

Fremantle Festival Fun!

The annual Freo Festival and street parade is held in October-November each year and is full of a dazzling array of art, music, food and fun! Stay in touch with what's on each year via the Fremantle Festival Facebook page or


Enjoy the art and independent films at Luna on SX [Essex St]

Check out our rich maritime history

A visit to the West Australian Maritime Museum on Victoria Quay contains galleries, local history and is home to the America's Cup yacht Australia II.



Fremantle Visitors Centre
opposite the Fremantle Markets [a 2 minute walk] is open 7 days
Phone: +61 [08] 9431 7878


Fremantle Photography: Bob Sommerville

"Awesome little place, a 5 minute walk into Fremantle and about 10 minutes from Bathers Beach, 20 from South Beach. Loads of good restaurants available in Freo, otherwise there is a grill available at the house, and a large courtyard to relax in in fine weather..."

Aisha, Australia, 2018