Fremantle & Perth, Australia

The Swan River looking towards Perth, Western Australia

Fremantle is a port city in Western Australia, at the mouth of the Swan River in the metropolitan area of Perth, the state capital. Population: 26.000 people.

Fremantle Harbour serves as the port of Perth.

Why is Fremantle famous?

Fremantle is a major port for Western Australia and Fremantle Harbour is the entrance point for the many container ships, cruise ships, ferries and leisure craft that berth at the port in the Inner Harbour. Smaller leisure craft and ferries travel the 20 km’s up the Swan River to Perth.

Is Fremantle safe at night?

Fremantle is a suburb in Perth that has unfortunately evolved into a crime hotspot over the years. It has the highest crime rate in Perth, with 3,413 incidents in 2022 alone! Hence, even if you’re travelling in a group, it’s best not to visit this area, especially at night time.

What is the crime rate in Fremantle?

Level of crime: 50.00
Crime increasing in the past 3 years: 66.67
Worries home broken and things stolen: 50.00
Worries being mugged or robbed: 29.17
Worries car stolen: 33.33
Worries things from car stolen: 45.83
Worries attacked: 25.00
Worries being insulted: 41.67
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion: 25.00
Problem people using or dealing drugs: 66.67
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft: 62.50
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery: 37.50
Problem corruption and bribery: 37.50
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What are some fun facts about Fremantle?

It was established by English people who arrived there in 1829 and established the Swan River Colony. The city is named after Charles Fremantle who was the captain of the first ship to arrive there. The city of Fremantle is fondly referred to as ‘Freo’ by the locals.

Perth, Australia
Perth, Australia

In Perth, which we liked very much, we saw only young people. We could not find any old people on the streets. The city is extremely modern!

Perth, Australia
Perth, Australia
Perth, Australia
Perth, Australia

Visited this place March 20, 2023.

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