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Fremantle Prison YHA

Things to do in Fremantle Prison YHA

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

Movie Night Monday

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

Movie room

FREE Hostel Dinner

Delicious food and new friends are always a good combo. 


FREE Wine and Cheese Night

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

Dining Area

Go To Prison!

Right next door, the huge Fremantle Prison has loads of cool tours to give you a real insight into prison life - an unforgettable experience! The prison tour is 15% off if you show your digital membership card.

At Fremantle Prison

FREE Brekkie

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


FREE Pancake Sundays

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

Sunday Mornings
The Kitchen

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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Skydive Perth

Get your adrenalin pumping whilst soaking up the most spectacular views of Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and all the way out to Rottnest Island.
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4 Day Monkey Mia Adventure

Experience amazing scenery, adventure, hiking, snorkelling, wildlife, and Australian culture along the stunning West Coast. Includes 2 nights at Perth City YHA for before and after your tour.
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Rottnest Island Ferry Package Including Bike Hire

Enjoy the pristine beaches and crystal clear waters and meet the famous Quokkas! Departs from Perth or Fremantle! Book with YHA and SAVE $10.00!
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6 Day Perth to Exmouth Adventure Tour

See Pinnacles Desert, Pink Lake, Z-bend and Nature's Window, Monkey Mia, Shell Beach, Ningaloo Reef and more with a local super passionate tour operator! Includes 2 Nights at Perth City YHA.
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1 Day Pinnacles Tour

Discover Aboriginal Culture, taste Bush Tucker & meet Koalas & Kangaroos. Explore the Pinnacles; learn about their creation & the Aboriginal Dreamtime story associated with this region.
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6 Day Esperance Adventure Tour

Experience the highlights of Western Australia’s Epic South West. Explore Cape Le Grand, Valley of the Giants, Wave Rock and so much more. Includes 2 FREE nights @ Perth City YHA.
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9 Day Perth To Adelaide Nullabor Adventure Tour

An extraordinary adventure across southern Australia. Get off the beaten track to untouched, pristine landscapes with gorgeous wildlife and epic active adventures. Includes 2 FREE nights with YHA.
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10 Perth to Broome Safari

Discover desert landscapes, national parks and sublime Coral Coast on this ultimate small group overland adventure. Includes 2 free nights with YHA before and after your tour.

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 more of Fremantle's extensive history at the Roundhouse. It was the first permanent building built back when Fremantle was a colony in 1831. Plus, it has great views overlooking the beach and ocean. Gold coin donation entry.
  4. Hit the beach! Fremantle Prison YHA is super close to both Bathers Beach - only a 10 minute walk - and South Beach - a five minute ride on the free CAT bus - so grab your bathers, towel and sunscreen and enjoy day in the sun.

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Fremantle Prison
Concession rates
Receive approximately 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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