Want to spend a day in our old port town? We’ve compiled our must do list to help you make the most of your visit to Fremantle
Start your day with a downward dog at one of the local Yoga studios or head to South Beach for a morning swim.
Join Fremantle locals for a relaxed coffee and a wholesome breakfast at our quirky cafe. Menu brunch musts at our quaint South Fremantle nook include our ever-popular avocado smash, homemade chai chocolate pancakes and our freshly made juices and smoothies.
After breakfast, grab a takeaway coffee at our rustic larder Ootong To Go and take a quick snap of the infamous colourful zebras by local artist Anya Brock on our wall, before strolling down South Terrace and Wray Avenue to discover the eclectic collection of stores. Must visits include South of The Border, Ginger Morris and Corner Store.
Sink your teeth into a decadent hot dog at Run Amuk, delve into a healthy salad at Lenny the Ox, order fish and chips at The Norfolk Hotel, or pick up a gourmet takeaway from our larder Ootong To Go, and head to Fremantle’s scenic Bathers Beach for a seaside picnic.
After lunch, spend the afternoon being inspired by artworks at the much-loved Fremantle Arts Centre. Housed within a heritage building and beautiful grounds, their ever-evolving contemporary art exhibitions are free to the public. On the weekends, stroll through the iconic Fremantle Markets and soak up the vibrant atmosphere or spend the afternoon swapping anecdotes with a farmer while stocking up on organic fruit and veggies.
From high-voltage carnivals and world-class live music to street parades, Fremantle hosts an unmissable array of festivals and events throughout the year. Make sure you check out what’s on at the Fremantle story website (insert link: http://www.fremantlestory.com.au), and don’t forget to pick up a flavoursome takeaway lunch or picnic pack at our provedore pantry Ootong To Go.
Enjoy beers and wood-fired pizzas while watching the sun set over the Fishing Boat Harbour at Little Creatures Brewery, or meet friends at The Monk Craft Brewery and sink a few locally made brews. If you’re after an evening of fine dining, head to Fremantle’s assortment of culinary bistros and small bars.