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 …


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!

Char Char Bull scores third Gold Plate Award

Congratulations to Char Char Bull which has been named best steakhouse at this year’s Gold Plate Awards, an annual event acknowledging outstanding quality and service provided by the hospitality industry across WA. Read more here…

Saison Single Batch Brewers Shout

The Little Creatures brewers will be shouting their latest release– Saison Single Batch on Thursday 30th October between 4pm – 5pm. Head to the Brewhouse to wrap your lips around a glass of this special ale before it’s all gone. The Saison is the result of a collaboration between Little Creatures and Kiwis Emersons Brewery. You can read about how this partnership came about (over a friendly challenge, of course) …

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