Fremantle - Convicts & Colonials
- Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Fremantle
- Product code: FUA
Start Time: 10.00am daily
Duration: Approximately 2 hrs
Start Point: Fremantle Visitors Centre (Kings Square, High Street)
End Point: The Roundhouse (ocean end of High Street)
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This tour winds its way through Fremantle, which is renowned for its well-preserved architectural heritage, including convict built colonial era buildings and one of the most notorious prisons in the British Empire, the World Heritage Listed Fremantle Prison.
“Freo” is the birthplace of the “Swan River Colony” and home some of the most amazing stories from colonial times in Australia. Explore Fremantle with a local and hear the stories of astounding Irish prisoner escapes, comical British bushrangers, the shameful expulsion of aboriginals to Rottnest Island and its importance as a port during World War II.
Visit all the landmarks including the Fremantle Prison and Fishing Boat Harbour. View contemporary art at Moore & Moore Gallery and the Kidogo Art House concluding your tour at the oldest building in Western Australia, The Roundhouse.
Starting at the Fremantle Visitor Information Centre, this tour takes a non-traditional route through Freo discovering the factual, irreverent and anecdotal along the way.
Two Feet & a Heartbeat provide this tour on behalf on Intrepid Urban Adventures. For hundred more tours like this around the world, visit www.urbanadventures.com