Fremantle is your perfect school holiday destination. It's easily accessed by train or car (or boat as you will see) and there is so much to do you wont have much choice but to make a whole day of it. Fremantle is home to lots of great family attractions, and there is always lots going on in the Fremantle in the school holidays that includes events and activities that are FREE. Here's some of the top things to do in Fremantle these July School Holidays.
Experience the true magic of gliding around Australia’s largest open-air ice skating rink with falling ‘snow’, kids squealing with excitement as they build a snowman in the real snow pit, fly down the giant inflatable slide and get crafty with arts activities. 23rd June - 15th July. Tickets available now at www.winterworld.com.au
Captain Cook Cruises
Esplanade Youth Plaza Skate Park
WA Maritime Museum School Holiday Activities
Join in a range of free events and activities from June 30th - July 15th. Including pirate storytelling, cannon loading demonstrations, a pirate performance and pirate combat workshops. Find more information at www.museum.wa.gov.au
Horrible Histories WA Maritime Museum
A gruesome band of pirates will be commandeering the WA Maritime Museum to teach ye what it takes to be a truly horrible pirate. Daily until August 12th. Tickets available now from www.museum.wa.gov.au
Shipwreck Galleries - Shipwrecked!
Survivors ahoy! You have been shipwrecked on Traitor’s Island! As one of the lucky survivors your only hope is to follow the activity trail clues and piece together the map to lead you to the rescue ship. June 30th - July 15th. Find more af www.museum.wa.gov.au
Moore and Moore Cafe
The Roundhouse is the oldest public building in the State of Western Australia. Opened in January 1831, just 18 months after settlement, it was built to hold any person convicted of a crime in the settlement and was used until 1886.
It's open daily 10.30am - 3.30pm and the cannon is fired at 1pm everyday, and you may even be chosen to trigger the shot. Entry by donation. www.fremantleroundhouse.com.au
Pop into the Fremantle Markets and enjoy some kids activities and entertainment.
Fridays - Australian animals with West Oz Wildlife. 12-2pm Gold coin donation entry.
Saturdays - Animal Farm, 9-11am gold coin donation entry & Market Fairies 10-1pm.
Sundays - Market Fairies 11-1pm
Cicerellos Restaurant & Fish Feeding
WA Detective Trails are self-guided puzzle walks around Perth City, Kings Park, South Perth, Rottnest Island and Fremantle Each trail comes with a fictitious crime to solve, a list of suspects, and lots of clues; each stop on the trail has you hunting high and low for the answers to cross off the innocent suspects and reveal the culprit! Find out more and order your Puzzle Walks here.
Want more ideas for the school holidays? Check out the
July School Holidays Survival Guide