What’s on offer in Fremantle
Pier 21’s serviced apartments in Fremantle are perfectly positioned to explore the many attractions of vibrant Fremantle and nearby Perth. Plus, the very beautiful Rottnest Island departure wharf is easy to get to from the hotel.
Offering something for everyone, Fremantle features an eclectic mix of vibrant cafes, bars and nightclubs along with nationally significant museums. Our favourites are National Maritime Museum, Ship Wreck Gallery and Fremantle Arts Centre.
In the heart of Fremantle, you will find the very essence of Western Australia’s heritage. The many buildings and infrastructure date back to the early 18th century. This is where you can see iconic sites like the Round House, Whalers Tunnel, and the infamous Fremantle Prison. Fremantle is also home to a range of galleries with working artisans creating artwork and other collectables. Make sure you check out these great attractions when staying at Pier 21’s Fremantle accomodation.
Out & About
Sandalford Wines was established in 1840, signifying the birth of Western Australia’s world-famous wine industry. The Margaret River and Swan Valley region, globally famous, houses Sandalford Wines’ vineyards. In 1970, Sandalford was one of three initial pioneers in the Margaret River wine region.
Sandalford wines and wine tourism operations have developed an iconic status over the past twenty years. It’s also one of the most sustainable wineries in the country.
Pier 21 curates an ongoing collection of Prendiville, Estate Reserve, Margaret River Range and Element award-winning wines. The Sandalford Winery in Swan Valley is a great place to visit while staying at Pier 21, Fremantle’s luxury accomodation. You can find them at 3210 West Swan Road, Caversham, WA 6055.
Situated right next to the Indian Ocean, the Western Australian Maritime Museum is a great icon and a go-to place to visit in Western Australia. It’s only a quick ten minute drive or 40 minute walk from Pier 21’s Fremantle apartments.
Within the Museum, there are several galleries that discuss WA’s maritime past – from leisure boats to handcrafted sailing boats to commercial pearl luggers.
The Museum is home to winning America’s Cup yacht, Australia II, an Oberon class submarine — HMAS Ovens, Jon Sanders’ Parry Endeavour, as well as a variety of other iconic vessels.You can find the Western Australian Maritime Museum at Victoria Quay, Fremantle, WA 6160.
Fremantle Markets is arguably one of the most iconic locations both within Fremantle and Western Australia. Just a quick 8-minute drive or 40 minute walk from Pier 21 accomodation, the Fremantle Markets make for a great start to every weekend.
Between fresh local produce, excellent organic goods and indigenous & independent products, the Fremantle Markets are a must-visit when staying at Pier 21’s serviced apartments.
You’ll find the Fremantle Markets at the corner of South Terrace & Henderson Street, Fremantle, WA 6160.
Point Walter Golf Course is a great place to a relaxing game of golf and is right next to Perth’s Swan River. Whether it’s a vast green landscape, picturesque views or just a good round of golf, the Point Walter Golf Course is the place to go near our Fremantle accomodation.
You’ll find the Point Walter Golf Course at Honour Avenue, Bicton, Western Australia 6157.
The WA Shipwrecks Museum is a key spot to visit when staying at our Fremantle accomodation. It’s full of history, relics, and entertainment for the whole family.
The Museum itself sits in a 1850s-era restored Commissariat building and has a wealth of history to offer. Here, you’ll find ships from the original Batavia timbers to the de Vlamingh Dish. You’ll find the WA Shipwrecks Museum at 47 Cliff Street, Fremantle, WA 6160.
Interested in visiting a historic prison that’s full of frights?
Check out Fremantle Prison. Just a quick ten minute drive from our Fremantle hotel, Fremantle Prison has a wealth of history that reflects back to its time as a convict prison in the 1850s. The prison is open for tours throughout the day and also offers ‘Torchlight Tours’ at night on every Wednesday and Friday evening, not for the faint-hearted.
You’ll find the Fremantle Prison at 1 The Terrace, Fremantle, WA 6160.
The Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour has a wealth of restaurants, bars, as well as its own Little Creatures brewery. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing dinner with a view, function facilities or a jet boat ride, the Harbour has something for everyone. Its specialty is seafood and you’ll find a wide variety to choose from, all fresh from Fremantle.
You can find the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour at Mews Road, Fremantle, WA 6160.
When you’re visiting Fremantle, you can’t miss a stop at Rottnest Island.
Whether for a day trip with your home base at Pier 21 or a week long stay, Rottnest Island is an idyllic and beautiful location, just a quick boat trip away on the Rottnest Express. At Rottnest Island, you can explore the island by bike, enjoy the undersea wildlife snorkelling, hang out with the unique and friendly quokkas, or just enjoy the views.