A different way to get around Freo. You can either hire a scooter or a Scoot Car. Scooter hire time ranges from 90mins, 3 hrs, 5 hrs or a full day. The Scoot Car hire starts at 30mins, 1 hr, 1 ½ hrs, 2, hrs, 3, hrs and 4 hrs. Petrol is provided but you will need a car licence.
Location: 2 Phillimore Street
There are tram tours around Fremantle running on the hour with full commentary. Trams West will take you past many of the historic old buildings, a lot were built by convicts. You will also go to the Fremantle Museum and Arts Centre and out around the harbour area.
There are a variety of tours and they depart from the Town Hall every hour and last roughly around 45 mins.
Fremantle is 19km (12 miles) to the southwest of Perth. Trains depart from Perth central station and takes less than an hour to get to Fremantle Station.
By Bus : Transperth Bus No. 106 bus runs from Queen and Adelaide Street in the city for the Fremantle.
By Ferry : You can take a ferry from the Barrack Street Jetty in Perth to Fremantle's East Street Jetty.
Driving and Getting Around
Driving around Fremantle is fairly easy but there are quite a few one way streets. There is plenty of parking which are either 2 hour free parking buildings, street parking with a meter or sectioned off parking which is by a ticket system whereby you put your coins in for a certain amount of time and receive a ticket which you place on your dashboard. Most things are within walking distance so its best to park your car and just walk.
Fremantle is a very busy port, there are a lot of activities, such as, container transport, a yacht harbour, It is a very nice town, with nice old buildings but with new buildings too.m*
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View of the harbour from Fremantle
This is one of the pictures from the harbour of Fremantle. It is the biggest harbour in Western Australia and the harbour is not so far from Perth.
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