South Fremantle Accommodation Surrounded By History
Fremantle is one of Western Australia’s most historic and beautiful cities and is recognized as one of the world’s the best preserved seaport. The Round House, built in 1831, is the oldest building in Western Australia. The Esplanade Hotel, built in the 1890s, and Fremantle Prison are among 150 buildings in the port city that are classified by the National Trust. All of these and other attractions are conveniently located near your chosen South Fremantle accommodation.
Your South Fremantle holiday rentals provide you the freedom to take in the sights and sounds of this marvelous historic city. Some are located just a few minutes walk from South Beach, Fremantle’s premier family beach. South Beach offers everything from BBQ facilities, rotundas, children’s playgrounds and numerous parks. There are many white sand beaches in the area and all are well known for their fabulous Indian Ocean sunsets.
While it is known as an architectural time capsule, Fremantle is much more. It is a lively oceanside street party overflowing with character and culture. No visitor to the area should miss this experience. It is a gourmet’s delight offering a multitude of culinary choices at its many restaurants and cafes. South Terrace, known as the Cappuccino Strip is often the scene for sidewalk entertainment, especially near the Victorian-style markets.
Just down the road is the Fremantle Sailing Club. City Centre is a short walk and the free CAT bus service that circumnavigates Fremantle, running every 10 minutes, and conveniently stops at South Beach.
Waterfront Activities And Attractions
Some of South Fremantle’s accommodations are steps away from the waterfront at East Perth and conveniently located to the waterfront café and restaurant strip. Award-winning establishments such as Restaurant Amuse are at your fingertips. Wireless internet is available with most holiday accommodations as well as BBQs, lush gardens and are close or right in areas with restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, cafes, galleries, boutiques and bookshops.
Sports fans will take delight in being close to the WACA sports stadium and the Gloucester horse track and there are several golf clubs in the immediate area.
Enjoy Nearby Perth Attractions
Part of the Perth experience, Fremantle, Perth’s port, became a city by 1929 and emerged in 1987 when it was designated as the host city for the America's Cup sailing challenge. Rich in heritage and character, “Freo” as the locals call it, is home port to a fishing fleet of more than 500, and quite a large number of pleasure craft and yachts. Recently, to historical replica ships of great historical significance were built here: the HMS Endeavor and the Duyfken.
Situated at the mouth of the Swan River on the West Coast, the port city is and is part of the Perth metropolitan area. The Perth city centre is only 20 kilometres away—a quick cab ride or a short train trip. The Swan River area is well known for its wine region, as well as a wide variety of outdoor activities including fishing and water sports.
You’ll be able to enjoy all of this area’s attractions and activities from the comfort of your Perth accommodation.