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Fremantle Festival Returns in 2016

Fremantle Festival returns 28th October – 6th November 2016. The Fremantle Festival will continue its evolution to become a fully curated arts festival highlighting Fremantle’s vibrant culture and providing inspiration for festival goers and artists alike.


Congratulations to Winners

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists of the Fremantle 2016 Amateur Photographic Competition! In particular, congratulations to Damien Crocker taking out 1st prize for his amazing sunset shot of the Esplanade Youth Plaza and to all the beautiful shots taken of our Fishing Boat Harbour. You can view all the winners here: http://www.fremantleapc.com.au/finalists-2016.html Pictured: Nicole Hein, Winner: Essence of Fremantle


Seafood Festival 27 & 28 February

We know you love seafood as much as we do – so don’t miss the IGA Fremantle Seafood Festival. It’s earlier and longer this year; taking place over a whole weekend 27 & 28 February. It’s a FREE event, with a selection of ticketed activities. Tickets for the Seafood Masterclasses and The Fisherman’s Table Seafood Feast can be purchased via the website. For details visit http://www.fremantleseafoodfestival.com.au/


Cicerellos Henry Liascos

Henry Liascos (pictured on the left with Peter Manifis) knows how to feed and entertain families, couples and tourists alike. He’s proud of Fremantle and enjoys what he calls its “cosmopolitan feel in a village environment.” Henry goes on to say, “there is always something going on, something to do, it’s a great destination for tourists and the opportunity for meeting interesting people is ever present, especially with the volumes …


Fremantle – Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2016 – a top 10 City!

“Fishing Boat Harbour is Fremantle’s culinary crux: an arc of seafood eateries tracing the waterline, with something for all budgets.” [Lonely Planet] The world-renowned travel publication Lonely Planet has selected Fremantle as the only Australian city on its list and we came in ahead of Manchester (UK), Rome (Italy) and Nashville (USA) as cities that were ‘unmissable’ places to visit in 2016. Fremantle is further described as “a raffish harbour …


Winter Days – we’re open

Open every day, the Harbour is as sensational in winter as it is in summer – just in a different way. Warm the cockles of your heart at the Harbour after a refreshing walk by the ocean or after enjoying the Winter Garden delights – there’s hot drinks as well as cool refreshing ones, tempting menus, bold reds, real fires and super sunsets. We are so lucky in Western Australia that, even …


A family seafood story – Victor Kailis

Victor is a member of the Kailis family, which originated from the Greek island of Kastellorizo. His father, George P Kailis, followed in the footsteps of his seafaring ancestors by pioneering seafood opportunities in Western Australia. In 1928 he founded the seafood business G.P. Kailis & Sons. George and his wife Evangeline had six children, four sons and two daughters. Three of his sons followed his example and made successful …


INDIAN OCEAN FIREWORKS – Australia Day 2015

Fabulous fireworks in fabulous Freo on Australia Day? Yes, please. Fireworks are on at 8pm, but come down earlier for music, food and fun. The Cities of Fremantle and Cockburn proudly present the 2015 Indian Ocean Fireworks on Australia Day on Monday 26 January from 8.00 pm at Bathers Bay! The Fremantle skies will come alive in a wash of colour above Bathers Bay with a 20–minute display lighting up …


Festive opening times at the Harbour

What are the Opening Times over the Festive Season? Basically, everywhere is open every day, except Christmas Day! And… in case you leave it to the last moment Kailis’ Fish Market is open from 5am Christmas Eve for people who want to buy fresh seafood. Find the opening times for each venue, hotel or attraction on the Local Businesses page.


Destination WA go whale watching with Westcoast Jet

It’s a privilege to be with beautiful whales up close. Just watch our local Whale Whisperer, Jim Virtue of Westcoast Jet, on Destination WA. Don’t wait – book your whale watch soon before they’ve all gone south!


Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour   |   Mews Road Fremantle, Western Australia 6160   |   Phone (08) 9335 7755   |   Email: info@fremantlefishingboatharbour.com