Fremantle Prison YHA

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Escape lock-up! Just a few minutes’ walk away from this Fremantle hostel will put you in the centre of this vibrant port city. With its colourful Fremantle markets, humming Cappuccino Strip and buzzing nightlife, you’ll fall in love with Fremantle and its charming, untouched 19th century streetscape.

Visit the Maritime Museum, Shipwreck Galleries, take a historic tram ride, watch the spectacular sunset at Fremantle Esplanade, cruise to Rottnest Island, wander the Fishing Boat Harbour for fish and chips and micro breweries, and don’t forget to take a tour of the neighbouring Fremantle Prison! Or take the train for a short ride to Perth City and stunning Western Australia beaches such as Cottesloe!

Fremantle has a diverse range of pubs, clubs, micro breweries and comedy bars which are always bustling with happy people. Music is everywhere in Fremantle with constant street performers and live music shows.

At the hostel

Free pancake sundays

There's no better way to start a Sunday than with our FREE Pancakes - nom nom nom!

Sunday mornings
Guest kitchen

Free - Hostel Dinner

Delicious food and new friends are always a good combo. 

7:00 pm Tuesday

FREE - Wine and cheese night

Wine, cheese and good company - what's not to like?

8:00 pm Fridays
Dining area

FREE - Fremantle Markets

Come join us on a trip to Fremantle Market for delicious food, drinks and cute knick knacks. 

11:00 am Sunday
Meet outside reception

FREE - Movie night monday

Every Monday night, join us for cool movies and free popcorn.

Movie room

$20 - Go to prison

Right next door, the huge Fremantle Prison has loads of cool tours to give you a real insight into prison life - unforgettable!

Fremantle Prison

$40 Sail on a tall ship

Help the crew haul the lines, take the helm and even climb aloft on the STS Leeuwin II - an 1850s style barquentine ship.  Available October to March.  Ask at reception.

October to March
B Shed, Victoria Quay

Free - Brekkie Time!

Kick off your day and enjoy our delicious continental breakfast on the house with cereals, toast and jams. 

Monday to Saturday (pancakes on Sunday!)

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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4 Day Monkey Mia Adventure

The adorable dolphins of Monkey Mia are calling you! Enjoy four days of fun and adventure exploring the spectacular West Coast
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6 Or 8 Day Perth To Exmouth

Travel the Western Australian Coast from Perth to Exmouth and see all the best bits
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6-Day Camping Escape Secrets of Esperance

Experience all the highlights of Western Australia’s Epic South West. Explore Cape Le Grand, Valley of the Giants, Wave Rock and so much more.
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9 Day Perth To Adelaide Wildlife Adventure

Book Online and SAVE $100 Take in the most stunning coastal scenery as you journey across the spectacular Nullarbor
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Perth To Broome Tour - 10 Days

Sit back and let us organise the West Coast of Australia for you. See all the spectacular highlights of this untouched paradise
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1 Day Pinnacles Tour

The ultimate blend of adventure, culture and relaxation! Explore the iconic Pinnacles Desert, learn about Aboriginal Culture in Yanchep National Park and sandboard in Lancelin.
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Rottnest Island Ferry Package Including Bike Hire

Relax and explore the beauty of Rottnest Island as you cycle around the island at your own pace. Enjoy the pristine beaches and crystal clear waters and meet the famous Quokkas! Departs from Perth or Fremantle!
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Wave Rock 1 Day Tour

Visit one of Australia's incredible natural monuments, Wave Rock and other epic granite formations. Hear dreamtime stories and discover Aboriginal art work and sacred sites.

FREE things to do in Fremantle

  1. Fremantle Markets houses a family of stallholders from encouraging young local talent such as designers and artists, launching the careers of budding musicians including John Butler to creating a hub of events for visitors.
  2. Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia's premier cultural heritage sites and tourist attractions- and you're going to be staying there! Have a look around and check out the scary tours.
  3. Discover the recently completed restoration of Fremantle Town Hall. This exuberantly composed two storey stuccoed limestone and brick building was designed in the Victorian Free Classical style and features a 32 metre high clock tower and a picturesque roofscape of turrets and mansard roofs.
  4. The Fremantle Railway Station is a memorable historical landmark for visitors to the renowned port city of Fremantle. Catch the train from Perth, or just stop in on your walking tour of Fremantle. Wander through the early 20th century building, which closely resembles England’s Cambridge railway station.

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Fremantle Prison
Concession rates
Receive 15% off the full price of Fremantle Prison Day Tours, Tunnels Tours and Torchlight Tours on presentation of your YHA membership card. Must be mentioned at the time of booking.
WA Maritime Museum
25% Off
YHA members receive 25% off museum entry into the WA Maritime Museum. See the significant historic objects and vessels that highlight WA’s sporting, sailing and adventure heritage.
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