Fremantle Walking Tour, Rottnest Island & Penguin Island Cruise

Perth  >  Urban Culture

Discover the some of Perth's urban culture with a glimpse into the convict history of Fremantle and see why the world is going crazy over Rottnest Island. Visit the pristine waters of Shoalwater Bay in Rockingham and say hello to the friendly wildlife on this glass bottom boat cruise which includes a visit to Penguin Island.  

Fremantle Convict & Colonial Walking Tour

Fremantle, once home to whaling stations and mass immigration, Freo is now a charming town, which is celebrated for its variety of restaurants and multicultural history. You'll hear of local tales, such as Irish prisoners escaping, comical British bushrangers, and the shameful expulsion of Indigenous peoples to Rottnest Island. Relax for lunch (included) at a funky locally owned venue at the midway point of the tour and then continue on to tour and discover the history of Fremantle Prison from its construction in the 1850s until the end of the convict era in 1886. 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. There is no better way to explore Freo than with a local guide to share all its read more...

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