There’s nothing quite like eating seafood by the sea and the
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour serves some of the freshest seafood in the
state. It’s a working harbour which adds to the authenticity of the experience
and there’s no shortage of eating options like Kailis Fish Market Café which has
been supplying fishy treasures since 1928. Local brewery Little Creatures is
the perfect anecdote to the impending Monday morning blues and on Sundays it’s
a hive of beer, seafood and revelry.
Passing the Bon Scott statue head over to the Bathers Beach
where the craggy coastline and port background is a favourite snap happy spot. Pop
into Kidogo Arthouse and then follow the path through Whalers Tunnel beneath
Fremantle the Round House which was Fremantle’s original prison, and open to
Continue around to the Western Australian Maritime Museum
which features magnificent handcrafted sailing boats and pearl luggers as well
as the infamous America’s Cup yacht.
Opposite the harbour and on the other side of the rail tracks is the locals’ favourite park the Fremantle Esplanade which includes playgrounds, a ferris wheel, plenty of shady picnic spots and from there it’s a short stroll into the town.