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!

When:
Sunday mornings
Where:
Guest kitchen
Cost:
$0

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!

When:
Everyday
Where:
Fremantle Prison
Cost:
$20

Movie night monday

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

When:
Mondays
Where:
Movie room
Cost:
$0

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.

When:
October to March
Where:
B Shed, Victoria Quay
Cost:
$40

Bickie and cheese night

Cheese, crackers and good company - what's not to like?

When:
Fridays from 7pm
Where:
Dining area
Cost:
$0

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4 Day Monkey Mia Adventure

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5 Or 7 Day Perth To Exmouth

See the best of the West in this 5 day(one way) or 7 day (return) tour to Exmouth along WA's Coral Coast. Include the Pinnacles, Kalbarri, Shark Bay, Monkey Mia, and Coral Bay.
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6-Day Camping Escape Secrets of Esperance

This unique, all inclusive, camping tour takes you from Perth all the way around the South West to Esperance. Tour departs from Perth City YHA 7am on the following Sundays: Sep 10, Sep 24, Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 5, Nov 19 Every Sunday in December, January and February March 4, March 18
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9 Day Perth To Adelaide Wildlife Adventure

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9-Day Perth To Broome Adventure

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1 Day Pinnacles Tour

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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!
$215
per person

Swim With Wild Dolphins

A once in a lifetime encounter swimming in stunning sheltered bays and around islands with bottlenose dolphins in their natural environment.
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Wave Rock 1 Day Tour

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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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