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Your Winter Guide to Fremantle

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Fremantle may be known for its vibrant summers and beachy lifestyle, but there is another side to this coastal city that the locals love even more.

As the crowds start to thin and the chill sets in, Fremantle becomes the perfect playground for those seeking a more relaxed and intimate escape.

From iconic markets to cosy nights spent at Pier 21, there are so many things to see and fall in love with in Fremantle this winter.

Immerse yourself in Fremantle history and culture

With Perth winters bringing mostly cool, crisp but sunny days, it’s the perfect weather to immerse yourself in Fremantle’s culture and heritage charm.

Embark on a captivating journey through Fremantle’s rich history and explore the iconic Fremantle Prison or the Roundhouse, Western Australia’s oldest public building. 

Delve into their fascinating stories before experiencing a winter sunset from Monument Hill, the perfect vantage point to take in the panoramic vista of WA’s west coast.

When the rain hits, retreat to the WA Maritime Museum or one of Fremantle’s countless art galleries.  You might even fall in love with Aboriginal arts and bush tucker tastings at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre. 

Don’t miss the Fremantle Arts Centre, a hub of creativity that hosts a variety of exhibitions, workshops, and day courses, providing a hands-on opportunity to explore your own artistic talents.

Feeling a little more active? Explore Fremantle’s heritage walking trails and take in the many heritage buildings and streets that give this beautiful port city its unique character.

Perfect for a relaxing getaway, explore our top recommendations for a relaxed yet indulgent stay at our accommodation in Fremantle.

Discover Fremantle’s restaurants, bars, and nightlife

Once the sun goes down, cosy up in one of Fremantle’s bars, pubs or restaurants.

From iconic breweries to sophisticated rooftop bars,  sample your way through Fremantle’s must-visit bars before indulging in Fremantle’s foodie scene with a celebration of the freshest local ingredients. 

Why limit yourself to just one venue when Fremantle has many places worth exploring? At Pier 21, our fully-serviced riverview apartments provide you with the perfect opportunity to indulge without worrying about the logistics of transportation or sorting a designated driver.

From intimate basement bars that come alive on a Friday night to upstairs establishments hosting local jazz clubs, Fremantle also offers a diverse range of spaces where music aficionados can revel in the sounds of talented artists.

Australian pubs set the stage for indie garage bands, while expansive open-air venues welcome major touring acts, ensuring there’s something for every musical taste.

Get cosy at Pier 21 Apartment Hotel in Fremantle

Sometimes, the perfect winter’s evening is spent relaxing in comfort. At Pier 21, we offer a home away from home, but with an added touch of luxury. Cosy up in our plush lounge suite with your favourite book in hand, relaxing in your spacious apartment as you watch the sunset over the river.

Awake the next day to blissful mornings on the banks of the Swan River, indulging in a leisurely and guilt-free breakfast. Perhaps you’d like to whip up something delicious yourself – each serviced suite comes complete with a kitchenette, full-sized fridge, microwave, dishwasher, and hotplates. 

As a guest, you’ll have access to our indoor heated pool,  jacuzzi, and table tennis, where you can unwind and rejuvenate no matter the wintery weather.

And the best part? We’re dog friendly, so the entire family can come along and stay in comfort. If you are bringing your pooch along, here are our recommendations for the top 5 dog-friendly places to visit in Fremantle.

Book your accommodation in Fremantle WA

Fremantle is the perfect destination for you to fall back in love with this winter. From the comfort of our fully serviced suites, you’re invited to rediscover this beautiful pocket of Perth with a winter getaway you know you deserve.

For more information about your Fremantle escape or to book, get in touch with the friendly team through our contact page.