Convicts & Colonials Walking Tour of Fremantle

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Convicts & Colonials

This tour winds its way through Fremantle, which is renowned for its well preserved architectural heritage, including convict built colonial year buildings and one of the most notorious prisons in the British Empire, the World Heritage Listed Fremantle Prison. 

"Freo" is the birthplace of the "Swan River Colony" and home to some of the most amazing stories from colonial times in Australia. Explore Fremantle with a local and hear the stories of astounding Irish prisoner escapes, comical British bushrangers, the shameful expulsion of aboriginals to Rottnest Island and its importance as a port during World War II.  

 

Tour highlights:
  • Fremantle Prison
  • Fremantle Boat Harbour
  • Tastings at Fremantle Chocolate Shop and Lolly Shop WA
  • Moore & Moore Gallery
  • Kidogo Art House
  • The Roadhouse (oldest building in WA)

 

Tour Departs:

10:00am Daily

Duration: 2 Hours

Departure Location:

Fremantle Visitor Centre (Kings Squre, High Street)

NOTE: This tour ends at The Roadhouse (ocean end of High Street) 

 

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